Senior Engineering Manager, Bitcoin
- Melbourne, Australia, United States
- Employees can work remotely
Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app with over 36 million monthly active users. We are bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to the traditional banking system.
Loved by customers and pop culture, we’ve consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible.
We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne.
The Crypto team is responsible for building, maintaining, and growing Cash App’s blockchain-based financial services.
We are looking for a technical leader with a history of successfully bootstrapping teams and products to join us in redefining the world’s relationship with money.
You will work alongside leads from all disciplines to expand our existing product line with a mission of empowering individuals across the world by providing financial services based on Bitcoin and other digital assets. This includes the transferring of Bitcoin funds across the blockchain ecosystem, across Cash’s wide network, the Bitcoin Lightning protocol as well as other crypto assets.
Lead a product development team
Champion iterative development and customer-first decision making while refining your team’s vision and roadmap
Lead and participate in critical technical, design, strategy and product discussions with leaders across the organization and company
Participate in all parts of product development, working with non-Engineering related disciplines (Product and Design) and adjacent Engineering teams (Mobile, Platform, Machine Learning, and Data Science)
Build a world-class team by hiring exceptional talent, coaching and developing engineers, cultivating pragmatic engineering decision-making, and leveraging your technical expertise to constantly raise the bar
A passion for Bitcoin and other digital assets
12 or more years of software development or equivalent experience
4 or more years experience directly managing engineers (including providing mentorship, feedback, and investing in the career growth of your team members)
1 or more years managing managers
Previous success prioritizing urgency, excellence, and delivery in a fast-paced and high-growth environment
A history of healthy collaboration with product managers, engineers, and other engineering managers on developing roadmaps and executing against them
Technologies we use and teach:
SignalFx, Sentry, Datadog
Hibernate, Vitess, Guice
Blockchain, Bitcoin, Lightning
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.
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.