Engineering Manager - SMB Platform

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Afterpay, our mission is to power an economy in which everyone can win.  We empower customers to access the things they want and need, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-store purchases. We do this by connecting more than 122,000 retailers across the globe with over 19 million active customers. 

We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing. And as a part of Block, Inc., (NYSE: SQ), we’re united by our shared purpose of economic empowerment. Ready to shape an economy in which everyone wins?

Job Description

As an Engineering Manager in the Merchant Domain you will be responsible for managing parts of the core services leveraged by our merchants and partners to surface Afterpay as a payment method. This is a highly cross functional team collaborating with stakeholders across Afterpay<>Square<>Cash ecosystem. The team’s focus will be on building and maintaining payment gateways and adjacent merchant services.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team that enjoys working with product and platform groups and delivering an amazing merchant experience.

You will:

Ensure the team is consistently delivering working software to our expected standards

Participate in the technical development and maintenance of Afterpay standards for software development, testing, release management and reviews

Technical ownership of the work that your team is delivering within each iteration or standalone deliverable

Work closely with the recruitment team to ensure smooth candidate experiences and top talent for the engineering teams

Undergo performance reviews and daily people management across the team

Proactively manage issues early to avoid bigger problems later

Proactively supporting your team members to achieve their performance and development goals

Ensure the team is collaborating closely with key stakeholders across the wider Block ecosystem

Qualifications

You have:

  • Experienced leading teams in fast paced and complex environments

  • Passionate about coaching and people development

  • Experience in payments technology is desired but not essential

  • An outcome focused and collaborative approach

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Passionate about adding to and growing an organization’s engineering culture

  • Enjoy driving the technical and product vision within the domain you operate in

 

Technologies we use:

  • Java, Kotlin, Typescript, Python

  • Spring Boot, Node, Flask

  • Postgres, DynamoDB, Kafka, SQS

  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

  • New Relic, Sentry, Sumo Logic

 

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $222,800 - USD $272,300
Zone B: USD $211,600 - USD $258,600
Zone C: USD $200,500 - USD $245,100
Zone D: USD $189,400 - USD $231,400

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance 
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits 
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources 

This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

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, veteran status, 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, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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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