Full Stack Software Engineer, Information Security

  • New York, NY, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

This Product Security Engineering team is empowered to build capabilities into the product landscape and provide the tooling to prevent or mitigate risks that could be leveraged by malicious actors. This role will work on security visibility projects, serving Square’s developers by building engaging products that drive security risk visibility and mitigation tools for product owners and their managers. This is a complex problem space we’ve defined as the following long term mission:

  • Make it easy for the Security Organization to highlight security solutions, findings and best practices to the appropriate product owners

  • Make it easy for developer teams to mitigate product risk by supporting their current workflows and helping them make an informed decision about when and how to reduce risk

  • Surface data & metrics to measure how our rate of risk reduction is keeping up with new product initiatives in order to inform future prioritization for the Security Organization collectively

As a Full Stack Software Engineer on this project, you will:

  • Explore, design, build and deploy end-to-end features supporting the above objectives

  • Build internal user facing features for product owners

  • Influence our product roadmap by identifying the features that will drive user engagement and -experience while being biased towards action

  • Collaborate with a team of Software- and Security Engineers to serve our product teams

  • Solve an important problem in the information security space using a full stack toolbox

Qualifications

  • Experience building user facing features and owning the whole stack. Interest in helping on the backend where needed
  • Comfortable with front-end technologies (we use Java, JavaScript/Typescript, React).
  • Be a strong independent contributor to a software project

  • 2 or more years of relevant professional experience

  • Passion for building developer tooling and enhancing the SDLC

  • Demonstrated technical initiative and good communication skills

  • Strong desire to perform and grow as a software engineer

Nice to have:

  • Broad understanding of or strong interest in information security problems or application security

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, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other 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

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, 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. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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