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Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

Proto

Posted on 7/7/2024

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA + 1 more

Category
Backend Engineering
Full-Stack Engineering
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Product Design
Requirements
  • 12+ years of experience directly working as an individual contributor
  • Worked with various teams to develop software approaches and aligned partner teams to advance the work
  • Championed and executed on initiatives to uplift engineering organizations
  • Navigated architectural decisions that weigh trade-offs between building your own solution or buying something that suits your needs
  • Identified bottlenecks in systems, quantified their impact, and prioritized effectively
  • Experience in security, cryptography, or bitcoin
  • Experience building in a zero-to-one environment where you’ve had to trailblaze your own path
Responsibilities
  • Develop primitives that we are able to share across multiple platforms
  • Architect our systems to be adaptive to our core primitives, solving for current problems of the product, while also keeping an eye on the future
  • Help develop the product roadmap in partnership with other stakeholders across business, marketing, product, design and legal
  • Maintain a high quality bar for our engineering team by ensuring we have the right visibility into tracing, metrics, logging, and alerting
  • Work with other Block bitcoin, foundational and security teams to develop strategies for how we leverage existing or build new tooling to support our products
  • Be a champion for engineering excellence by improving our processes

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

15%
INACTIVE