DevOps Engineer - Money Movement

  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Afterpay’s mission is to power an economy in which everyone wins, to play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We are obsessed with our product and we see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe. 

Offered by more than 70,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 14 million active customers globally. Top fashion and beauty retailers across the globe - including  Ebay, The Iconic, Myer, Foot Locker, Adore Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Kathmandu and many others. We also have offices across the globe including New Zealand, USA, China, UK and Europe! 

Job Description

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join the Money Movement division that powers one of the world’s largest payment networks and which makes a direct, tangible impact on Afterpay’s growth and success.

Our mission in the Money Movement is to enable automated, standard, reliable and seamless flow of transactional payments processing.

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to join and be an advocate for Cloud Native Architecture and DevOps best practices to enable this team to achieve operational excellence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our embedded DevOps team, which is dedicated to enable the Money Movement people in managing and accessing cloud infrastructure and software development automation at ease.

We are much more than our job descriptions, but here’s where you will begin…

The DevOps Engineer will work within the team to:

  • Maintain the team owned services using infrastructure as code frameworks such as Terraform or CDK.

  • Design, implement and improve CI/CD pipelines in Buildkite.

  • Deploy & maintain applications in AWS EKS and assist the product team in solution design.

  • Improve availability, scalability and performance of the projects owned by the team.

  • Proactive monitoring and alerting to notify on symptoms before outages occur.

  • Debug production issues across services and where possible partner with product engineers.

  • Incident response, root cause analysis and driving remediation of incidents.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation to respond to afterpay availability incidents.


Like us, you’ll be deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers and passionate about shaping the future of Afterpay.

  • Think about systems - edge cases, failure modes and lifecycles.

  • Strives to achieve developer experience excellence through automation by directly coding or leading engineers to build systems that are simple to operate.

  • Comfortable working in the *nix shell and can debug complex problems across the entire stack.

  • Can create Infrastructure as code using Terraform or equivalent tooling.

  • Experience maintaining CI/CD pipelines, especially with Docker & public cloud.

  • Experience with version control, preferably Git.

  • Experience with public cloud platforms (AWS strongly preferred) 

  • Experience with monitoring and alerting tools (NewRelic, PagerDuty and Cloudwatch preferred).

  • Can write high quality and testable code in programming language. 

  • Can communicate asynchronously and with empathy.

  • Can write high quality documentation to share knowledge across the engineering organization.


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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