Block
Our purpose is economic empowerment.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Remote
Hybrid

Software Engineer, Payment Authentication

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Company Description
Since we opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely, and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take payments and never miss a sale, we saw sellers stymied by disparate, outmoded products and tools that wouldn't work together.
So we expanded into software and started building integrated, omnichannel solutions - to help sellers sell online, manage inventory, offer buy now, pay later functionality through Afterpay, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. Across it all, we've embedded financial services tools at the point of sale, so merchants can access a business loan and manage their cash flow in one place. Afterpay furthers our goal to provide omnichannel tools that unlock meaningful value and growth, enabling sellers to capture the next generation shopper, increase order sizes, and compete at a larger scale.
Today, we are a partner to sellers of all sizes - large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex operations, sellers just starting, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers grow, so do our solutions. There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We're building a significant, meaningful, and lasting business, and we are helping sellers worldwide do the same.
Job Description
As a software engineer on the Payments team, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the Payments Platform services and infrastructure that securely move money for Square. You will be deeply involved in the technical details of building highly available and reliable services, while also working with product teams to enable Square to rapidly build new capabilities for our sellers and buyers all over the world.
You will:

  • Work with engineering, product, and other partners to build software that is clean, reusable, well-tested and forward-thinking by leveraging cloud technologies
  • Design and develop modern APIs that integrate various surfaces with server backends
  • Drive engineering of well-designed, reusable and secure systems
  • Maintain and promote operational excellence with focus on high reliability, performance and scalability
  • Promote engineering best practices and help define technical roadmap for the team
  • Focus on delivering fault tolerant systems that allow teams to move quickly without negatively affecting our customers


Qualifications
You have:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in delivery of complex high-scale software solutions
  • Eagerness to share your ideas, and openness to those of others
  • Ability to clearly communicate designs to technical and business audiences
  • A willingness to collaborate and grow as an engineer


Technologies we use:

  • Kotlin, Java, Golang, Ruby
  • JavaScript, ES6, Ember, Sass, and other web-app frameworks
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes


Qualifications
You have:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in delivery of complex high-scale software solutions
  • Eagerness to share your ideas, and openness to those of others
  • Ability to clearly communicate designs to technical and business audiences
  • A willingness to collaborate and grow as an engineer


Technologies we use:

  • Kotlin, Java, Golang, Ruby
  • JavaScript, ES6, Ember, Sass, and other web-app frameworks
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
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What are Block Perks + Benefits

Block Benefits Overview

At Block, we want to provide you with benefits, perks, and offerings that empower you to make choices for your life and what matters to you. We understand the importance of having quality care. So, whatever stage of life you’re in, we offer coverage and plans to support total health — physical, mental, and financial — for you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services
Apprenticeship programs

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