Network Engineer

  • 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


The Corporate Network Engineering (CorpNet) team plays a key role in supporting our global workforce, aiming to provide  consistent connectivity and experience to our engineers whether they are in an office, at home, or anywhere else in the world. We're looking for a network engineer who can think globally, leveraging remote connectivity technologies, cloud and traditional network gear to deliver seamless connectivity wherever our teams go.


You will:

  • Help architect, design, and implement improvements to our global corporate network

  • Interface with the security team to design and deliver security-related enhancements

  • Perform network based security risk assessments

  • Configure and administer network monitoring tools

  • Configure and administer routers and switches

  • Drive and/or assist in automating our network

  • Troubleshoot network failures and performance issues

  • Participate in an on-call rotation covering all of the above

  • Mentor and train other network engineers on the team

  • Occasionally be required to travel domestically and internationally


You have:

  • 8+ years hands-on experience with routing and switching

  • Solid experience in designing and operating wireless networks

  • In-depth knowledge of network concepts, devices, and protocols

  • Experience with OSPF and BGP

  • Experience with open source environments, including automation/development building blocks such as python, git, ansible and others

  • Strong communication skills

  • Impressive organizational skills and the ability to multitask in an interrupt-driven, real-time environment

  • A personal commitment to quality


Even better:

  • Experience with Juniper platforms (both wired and wireless-mist)

  • Experience with Aruba platforms

  • Experience with Arista wireless platforms

  • Experience with AWS

  • Experience leading, mentoring and developing others

  • Experience setting technical vision and strategy for long term success

  • You have experience with DevOps and/or as a programmer

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


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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