Head of Engineering, Access Management

  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. What started in 2013 as a way to easily transfer money between friends and family, Cash App has evolved to bring ways to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to more than 70 million customers. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, available and accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Engineering leader to lead Access Management for Cash App. This team is responsible for all things authentication and authorization at Cash, a large and complex charter. We ensure that our millions of customers can access Cash App safely and reliably while minimizing barriers to entry to the financial system. In addition to building the core authentication customer experience, we also work closely with every team in Cash App to design IAM features that satisfy evolving customer and regulatory needs..

The leader will have a history of building successful platforms, organizations, and high performing engineering teams. As the Engineering head for Access Management, you will be responsible for leading and growing the Engineering organization responsible for all of Cash App’s access management products and services and will report directly to the Head of Engineering - Cash App Health Platform.

You will:

  • Collaborate with Design, Mobile, and Product counterparts to create and execute on a roadmap and strategy to build, and operate the services that power Cash’s authentication and authorization.

  • Build an outstanding organization by hiring exceptional people and fostering a culture of ownership, inclusiveness, accountability, and urgency.

  • Lead structure and process changes to ensure teams scale effectively with minimal overhead

  • Mentor, coach and develop your managers and engineers. 

  • Champion technical excellence and support the team in achieving a high level of quality and stability at Cash App’s massive scale.

  • Influence Cash’s engineering community and contribute to organization wide initiatives.


  • 10+ years of experience.

  • 4+ years of management experience, leading multiple teams and managers within a high-growth organization

  • Delivered and operated critical products/services with large scale usage.

  • Strong technical foundations to help support your engineering team through architecture and product changes. 

  • Built and maintained a healthy supportive culture of technical excellence and accountability across large teams.

  • Experience leading distributed teams across different time zones is a plus.

  • Experience building IAM systems or products is a plus.

Additional Information

At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at)squareup.com. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.


At Cash, 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
  • Flexible time off
  • Learning and Development resources

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, veteran status, 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, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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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