Senior Business Intelligence Engineer, Financial Crimes Technology

  • New York City, NY, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: San Francisco, United States

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.

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

The Financial Crimes Technology team at Block finds and reports financial crimes activity across Cash App and Square. We work globally with partners in business, engineering, counsel, and product to provide a safe user experience for our customers while minimizing and potentially eliminating bad activity on our platform.

You will report to the Financial Crimes Technology - Business Intelligence Lead. As a Business Intelligence Engineer you will handle everything from data architecture and modeling to data pipeline tooling and dashboarding. You will enable other compliance teams to make impactful business decisions by laying the foundation for analyzing our large and unique datasets that span across multiple products. You will build, curate, document, and manage key datasets and ETLs to increase the impact of the entire team.

You will:

  • Work with engineering and product teams to design and build financial crimes ETL pipelines to unblock new product launches and improve existing systems.

  • Design and operationalize monitoring queues that detect suspicious activity across different Cash App products.

  • Create brand new and optimize existing data models on top of Cash App data including but not limited to eventing, customer level, and process level data. 

  • Build metrics dashboards that support compliance operations teams, and demonstrate health of the queueing infrastructure and data quality.

  • Work with non-technical partners and product teams to understand their needs, translate business requirements into applicable data requirements, and come up with automated end-to-end solutions.

  • Standardize business and product metric definitions in curated and optimized datasets, and develop data dictionaries and other related documentation.

  • Teach (and encourage) others to self-serve while building tools that make it simpler and faster for them to do so.

Qualifications

You have:

  • 5+ years of related experience; or 3+ years and a Master's degree; or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to design, develop and manage scalable ETL pipelines.

  • High proficiency in SQL (Snowflake, BigQuery, MySQL or similar) and one or more data visualization tools like Looker or Tableau; Airflow,Github, Python familiarity is a plus.

  • Familiarity with schema design, query optimization, and data pipeline maintenance. 

  • Experience with setting up data quality and data lineage monitoring, and systems health monitoring is a big plus.

  • Experience with financial crimes compliance systems, technologies and processes, especially AML transaction monitoring typologies and rules is a big plus.

  • An interest in advancing Cash App's vision of building products for economic empowerment.

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, 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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