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Staff Android Software Engineer, Operating Systems, Cash App

Company: Block USA
Location: Seattle
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 ecosystem, developing unique financial products, including Afterpay, to provide a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our 47 million monthly active customers. We want to redefine the worlds relationship with money to make it more relatable, instantly available, and universally accessible. This is our mission, and its why working at Cash App means so much more than a job.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees working globally across office and remote locations, with a culture geared toward innovation, collaboration and impact. Weve been a distributed team since day one, and many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Cash App operates. No matter the location, we tailor our experience to ensure our employees are creative, productive, and happy.

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Job Description

The Team

Shared Surfaces is responsible for the highest scale experiences at Cash App, which include the Money, Discover, and Activity tabs, as well as Onboarding. Currently, were building Cash App 4.0 - a major re-architecture and product redesign to enable Cash App to scale and serve customers globally.

The Job

As part of the Android engineering team for Shared Surfaces, youll be responsible for building and maintaining brand new experiences that will be the launchpad for customers at Cash App. These are experiences that every Cash App customer will interact with and represent the unique opportunity of driving high business impact across all products throughout the organization.

You will:

  • Craft durable, well-tested code with an unwavering commitment to product quality
  • Build and document client-side infrastructure to be used by other teams at Cash App
  • Learn to craft gorgeous, pixel-perfect UI and animations
  • Deliver features to tens of millions of customers, shipping at a fast and exciting cadence
  • Build new functionality into an app designed to provide real value to its customers Qualifications

    You have:
    • Experience creating readable, well-crafted, and maintainable code
    • Experience voicing customer feedback into product solutions (engineering makes substantive contributions to product definition)
    • A love of documentation both pre and post shipping
    • A commitment to continuous improvement (yourself, your teammates, your software) Technologies we use and teach:
      • Kotlin, including multi platform with Zipline & Treehouse
      • Unit tests, snapshot tests
      • Compose, Coroutines, Molecule, SQLDelight, Retrofit, OkHttp, Wire, Moshi, Okio, Picasso, KotlinPoet
      • Protocol buffers Additional Information

        Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidates starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

        Zone A: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
        Zone B: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
        Zone C: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
        Zone D: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500

        To find a locations zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

        Benefits include the following:
        • Healthcare coverage
        • Retirement Plans including company match
        • Employee Stock Purchase Program
        • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
        • Paid parental and caregiving leave
        • Paid time off
        • Learning and Development resources
        • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
        • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
          This role is also eligible to participate in Blocks equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

          Were 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 were 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.

Keywords: Block USA, Seattle , Staff Android Software Engineer, Operating Systems, Cash App, Other , Seattle, Washington

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