Android Engineer, Terminal API
- San Francisco, CA, United States
- Employees can work remotely
Since we first opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely – and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take a payment and never miss a sale, we saw sellers stymied by disparate, outmoded products and tools that wouldn’t work together. So we expanded into software and started building integrated, omnichannel solutions – to help sellers sell online, manage inventory, run a busy kitchen, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. And across it all, we’ve embedded financial services tools at the point of sale, so merchants can access a business loan and manage their cash flow all in one place.
Today, we’re a partner to sellers of all sizes – large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex commerce operations, sellers just starting out, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers scale, so do our solutions. We all grow together.
There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.
Square Terminal API allows developers to connect Square Terminal to their custom point of sale (POS) systems, no matter which platforms or operating systems they’re developed on. With Terminal API, sellers can benefit from Square’s hardware devices and payments offering, while continuing to use the point-of-sale system that best meets their needs. For developers, Terminal API helps manage the complexities of payment processing, including security and compliance, so that developers can focus on building a world-class product. This opens up millions of opportunities to onboard small to medium-sized businesses to the Square ecosystem.
As an Android engineer, you will have ownership over the client application embedded in the Square Terminal. You will work with Backend as well as fellow Android engineers to develop new features and improve on existing experiences, and in the process, contribute to one of our most important projects.
You’ll need to…
Be proficient in Java and/or Kotlin for development (we use both).
Enjoy working on mobile apps at all levels – from networking up to user interfaces and whatever’s in between.
Build high availability and highly resilient systems which can accept and report payments no matter the network or device conditions.
Collaborate with Android and Server engineers to ship features.
Work with product managers and designers to refine and define product scope and design.
Respond to customer feedback to improve our products.
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.
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.