Senior Software Engineer, Growth & Ads

  • Shanghai, 31, China
  • Full-time

Company Description

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to buy products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free⁵ for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly. As of December 31, 2021, Afterpay is offered by more than 122,000 of the world’s favorite retailers and more than 19 million active customers have adopted the service.

Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ).

Job Description

Afterpay has unique opportunities for Backend Engineers of all levels to join our Ads Tech Engineering Team and make an immediate impact on our product by getting involved early on at our Shanghai Tech Center. 

Our Ads Tech Engineering Team is responsible for building platforms where advertisers can manage their ads, promos, offers and products which will show to the consumers in our app and web 

This is an exciting opportunity to join us to provide brands with access to the next generation of shoppers with the highest spending power through ad products that enable brand discovery, buyer engagement, and sales

You will:

  • Work on backend development on Ads and Affiliate related systems
  • Develop and maintain several large-scale full-stack systems built on modern tech stacks 
  • Own functionality throughout their entire lifecycle. The opportunity to scope, design, engineer, rollout and support features
  • Work in a highly collaborative and cross-functional team consisting of engineers, designers, product managers that offers flexibility and autonomy so that you can perform to the best of your abilities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or related major
  • 5+ years of backend software development experience working in languages such as Java, Kotlin, Python, Spring Boot, PostgreSQL, Redis, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, etc.
  • Demonstrated technical initiative on previous projects building and maintaining applications 
  • A strong understanding of large scale distributed systems
  • A passion for solving business problems with technology and can take ownership of an end-to-end solutions
  • Fluent verbal and written English

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

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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