Software Engineer, Bank Accounts

Remote - US Full Time Mid Level
$139K - $245K Yearly

Published on July 06, 2024

Across our ecosystem, we’re working to help our diverse audiences — sellers, individuals, artists, fans, developers, and all the people in between — overcome barriers to access the economy.

Job Description

Square Banking is dedicated to empowering sellers by providing them with the tools and resources they need to manage their funds effectively. Our mission is to help sellers understand where their money is going, help organize their finances and budget wisely, thereby increasing their chances of long-term financial success.
As a member of the Bank Accounts team at Square Banking, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining our checking and savings account products. These accounts are designed to ensure sellers have their funds readily available when they need them most. You will be instrumental in helping sellers organize their funds, encourage smart usage, and consolidate their money in one place. You will be joining a dynamic team that values collaboration, empathy, and a positive work culture, making your contributions both impactful and rewarding.


You have:
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Experience with Java, Kotlin, and/or Ruby
  • Experience leading large-scale feature releases
  • Experience serving as a technical lead, mentoring more junior engineers, both technically and in their careers
  • Strong understanding of software design principles and architecture and hands-on experience building large scale systems
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality software with a focus on technical excellence
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with modern development methodologies and tools (Agile, CI/CD, Git, etc.)
Technologies we use and teach:
  • Java, Kotlin, Ruby, and more
  • MySQL, Aurora
  • Protocol Buffers, Terraform, and Envoy
  • AWS and other cloud platforms
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 candidate’s 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 $163,600 - USD $245,400
 Zone B: USD $155,400 - USD $233,200
 Zone C: USD $147,300 - USD $220,900
 Zone D: USD $139,000 - USD $208,600

Additional Information

To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 
Full-time employee benefits include the following:
  • Healthcare coverage (Medical, Vision and Dental insurance)
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
  • 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 (including 12 paid holidays)
  • Paid sick leave (1 hour per 26 hours worked (max 80 hours per calendar year to the extent legally permissible) for non-exempt employees and covered by our Flexible Time Off policy for exempt employees) 
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits 
These benefits are further detailed in Block's policies. This role is also eligible to participate in Block's 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.
US and Canada EEOC Statement
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.
While there is no specific deadline to apply for this role, on average, U.S. open roles are posted for 70 days before being filled by a successful candidate.