Technical Lead-Payments and Settlements, TIDAL

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment streaming platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans through its library of more than 80 million songs, over 350,000 high quality videos, and available in over 60 countries. In addition, TIDAL offers its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music and music videos, original content series, podcasts, documentaries, livestream concerts, tickets, merchandise and live experiences. Together, TIDAL and Block will be music-obsessed and artist-focused while we explore new artist tools, listener experiences, and access to financial systems that help artists be more successful.

Job Description

TIDAL's growing Payments and Settlements teams are on a mission to make artist payments more transparent and fair. From creating first-class consumer payments experiences to designing industry-defining artist payout products, the Payments and Settlements teams at TIDAL work with other teams at Square to make it happen, and we're just getting started.

As we continue to challenge existing ways of providing financial empowerment to artists around the world, we are growing our teams to further accelerate our goals, and we are looking for an experienced tech lead to join our team. Reporting to our senior manager, you will oversee the services and tools that allow quick, reliable, and accurate payment and payout processes, while working with an amazing team of developers, product owners, testers, data analysts, and cross- functional leads across the entire company.

You will:

  • Lead and empower an outstanding team of engineers by mentoring individuals, promoting pragmatic engineering decision-making, and applying your technical expertise to constantly raise the quality of design decisions and implementation.
  • Help set broad direction, influence engineering and strategy, and establish practices to address customer needs
  • Lead essential technical, design, and product discussions while working with leaders across our product, data science, operations, and engineering teams
  • Oversee the success of your team's projects and deliver quantifiable results


You have:

  • 8 + years of software engineering experience
  • Strong software engineering skills and the ability to provide technical mentorship and guidance
  • Experience working with product managers, business, data analysts, and other engineering and cross-functional leaders
  • Interest in working on a team building tools, API's, and services for our customers

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD54566975, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.