Software Engineer - Console

  • Salt Lake City, UT, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • 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

Block has grown into a platform of product services that help merchants run their business. From the inside, these product services are organized into teams with their own product and engineering teams. Underneath, there's a platform organization that supports this plethora of products.

Our team, Console, consists mainly of full-stack engineers leaning towards frontend, and is part of this larger platform organization. We work with engineering teams to ensure their internal operations needs are met and optimized through tooling for infrastructure experiences (e.g. Single Pane of Glass). Some projects you may work on: reliability dashboard, feature flag toggling, data discovery catalog, improve cloud provisioning, and many more!

You Will:

  • Oversee the entire development lifecycle of the Console Platform.

  • Build fullstack features using React, TypeScript, and Node.js microservices.

  • Assist infrastructure engineers from other teams to develop new data views using our platform

  • Contribute to the monitoring, stability, and security of our existing services

  • Communicate technical designs in writing and in person to all kinds of audiences

  • Understand our partners needs and assist turning their requests into scalable features


You Have:

  • Experience working in large full-stack web applications (2+ years minimum)

  • Experience developing in JavaScript/TypeScript, Ruby, Java, or Go

  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks such as React, Ember, or other frameworks

  • A desire to scale

Technologies we use:

  • TypeScript

  • React

  • Node.js

  • Webpack

  • Jest

  • MySQL / ElasticSearch

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, 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.


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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