Senior Software Engineer - Financial Platform (Network Connections), Cash App
Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.
Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.
Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.
Cash App’s Financial Platform team is responsible for building systems that power products built by Cash App. We build deep integrations with underlying financial infrastructures and ensure that our products are able to scale.
The Network Connections team is responsible for building a highly available, reliable and scalable platform of services to support the Financial platform issuing teams. The team works closely with the network providers such as VISA, building high level abstractions on top of the card networks to empower other Cash App teams to build amazing customer experiences for our 10 million + monthly active card customers.
At Cash App, we hire the best people for the role no matter where in the world they are based. This means you’ll be working in a distributed team that focuses on autonomous, asynchronous work while using synchronous work when it makes sense. We believe that people work best when they are empowered and have the autonomy to get their job done. You will have the flexibility to customize your day and ways of working with a shared goal that everyone in the team has a great work/life balance.
Design, build and support the core systems used to power all transactions on Cash App.
Break existing monoliths into event-driven microservices.
Build Observability in large scale complex distributed systems.
End to end ownership of the services in running in production.
Creatively solve challenging technical problems at scale.
Partner closely with product managers, data scientists, product engineers, and business leads to define our roadmap
Have autonomy to research and achieve outcomes with support when you need it.
Contributing to the growth of our development capabilities through leading, mentoring and supporting fellow engineers.
6+ years of experience delivering quality software
Natural curiosity to learn new technologies, solve interesting problems and build quality software
A love for designing and maintaining large-scale distributed systems
Experience in measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health.
Experience in SRE principals such as embracing risk, SLO/SLA, eliminating toil, chaos testing etc
Technical initiative and leadership on previous projects
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
Technologies we use and teach:
Java, Kotlin, Go
Jooq, Guice, GRPC, Armeria
MySQL, TiDB, DynamoDB
Kubernetes, Istio, Envoy, AWS
SignalFx, Datadog, Promotheus
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 $167,300 - USD $204,500
Zone B: USD $158,900 - USD $194,300
Zone C: USD $150,600 - USD $184,000
Zone D: USD $142,200 - USD $173,800
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, 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.
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.