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Senior Software Engineer, Cash App at Square

Job Description

Melbourne, VIC · Full Time · Backend Developer

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Cash App is the fastest growing financial brand in the world. 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 money app with over 15 million active monthly users.

Loved by customers and by pop culture, we’ve held the #1 spot in finance on the App Store for almost two years, and our social media posts see more engagement in a day than most financial brands see in a year.

With major offices in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Melbourne, Cash App is bringing a better way to send, spend, and save to anyone who has ever sought an alternative to today’s banking system.

Job description

As a mobile-first financial solution, we’re building industry-changing tools to give our customers financial superpowers. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and improving Cash App product features and infrastructure. This includes expansion into new markets, scaling our infrastructure, growing our Cash Card program and building out our platform to enable our engineers, data scientists and customer support folk to operate more efficiently.

You will

  • Work in a small, tight knit cross-functional team
  • Have autonomy to research and achieve outcomes with support when you want it
  • Support your colleagues when they want it
  • Improving and expanding our applications and platforms
  • Own features throughout their life cycle, from inception to supporting production
  • Scale systems to a rapidly growing customer base of tens of millions
  • Prioritise maintainable code and test all the things
  • Draw many boxes with arrows on whiteboards

Qualifications

  • Boundless curiosity
  • Drive to find flaws in a system with many moving parts and take whatever steps are necessary to fix them
  • Strong desire to perform and grow as an engineer
  • Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership on previous projects
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience

Technologies we use and teach

  • Java, Kotlin
  • Go
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Jaeger, Prometheus, SignalFx
  • JUnit
  • Hibernate, Vitess, Guice

Additional information

Cash App treats all employees and job applicants equally. Every decision is based on merit, qualifications, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with each office’s corresponding state and city guidelines

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About Square

Office address

  • 246 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Company size

1001-5000 people

Founded in

2009

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