Software Engineer - Lending Core
- Kitchener, ON, Canada
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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Cash App's mission is to make money instantly available and universally accessible - all the products and features we've released in the app are based on those principles. Lending is one of the newest Cash App products and we're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join this team and help deliver on our vision of economic empowerment.
Lending offers Cash users low-friction access to money without prohibitive repayment terms and the Lending Engineering team is focused on building the complex systems and tooling to support access and availability. Within Lending, the Core Engineering team focuses on building the products and platforms that help deliver this access and credit to our customers at scale. We're looking for people who are as excited about our mission as they are about the technical challenges we have.
Work on impactful, multi-person projects that cross Engineering team boundaries
Take a developer-centric approach in designing and building APIs
Develop Cash App Lending features and test everything you build thoroughly
Operate and manage existing Cash services
Provide mentorship to other members of the team
Make recommendations to improve the team and wider Engineering practices
Help interview candidates, organize external recruiting/networking activities as well as contribute to the broader tech and open source communities
5+ years working on complex systems and delivering quality software
Developed clear expertise in one or more technical areas
Curiosity that pushes you to find flaws in a complex system and take whatever steps are necessary to fix them
Taken technical initiative on previous projects, having led or contributed to medium-to-large feature releases
The ability to persevere in complex situations, across multiple axes: e.g. scale, uncertainty, interconnectedness
An interest in working on a product that impacts people/businesses directly
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.