Software Engineer - Developer Experience

  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

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.

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Job Description

Cash App is built as a service mesh, communicating via synchronous APIs as well as asynchronous events, built on AWS and Kubernetes. The DevX team is responsible for the day to day tools used by our engineers for building, testing and deploying their services. Our mission is to empower our product engineers to develop and iterate as quickly as possible, by providing them with the best tooling in the industry.

As a member of Cash Platform’s DevX Deploy team, you’ll collaborate with our stakeholders - including product engineers to:

  • Design, build, and own infrastructure tools that provide critical support for building, testing and deploying microservices at scale across the whole organization with ease and confidence

  • Being an advocate of the CI/CD practices. Demonstrate and provide appropriate education for our stakeholders to ensure tools are used in the most effective and efficient ways

  • Dig into the many parts of a large platform using a wide variety of analytical tooling, and if necessary, to add some new ones

  • Use a data-driven approach to make the call on any new tooling that might need to be added, whether it’s off-the-shelf or built in-house

  • Work with bleeding edge cloud technology


You have:

  • 5+ years of industry experience

  • Boundless curiosity, autonomy, and a strong sense of accountability

  • Strong desire to perform and grow as an engineer, and mentor other engineers

  • Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership

  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Buildkite, CI/CD

  • Go, Terraform, Bash

  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

  • Datadog

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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