Senior Software Engineer, Customer Data Platform at Square

4 weeks ago Development & Programming Middle Full-Time
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There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.


Qualifications

You will...

  • Work with product and design to build platform applications to enable a variety of use cases such as personalization, self-servability, data governance, etc.
  • Provide technical direction for the full stack development for current and future products built on the platform.
  • Design and develop frameworks and patterns that will allow the team to develop new products quickly and scalably.
  • Design and build APIs and highly available services that deliver personalized, real-time merchant data and data governance controls to internal teams at Square.
  • Work closely with our cross functional partners such as data science and analytics teams to build and support platform functionality for their use cases.

You have...

  • 5+ years of demonstrated excellence in any of the full stack frameworks
  • Experience building component-based web apps with modern JavaScript front-end frameworks (e.g. React, Vue, Angular, or Ember)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionally with other functions, such as designers, product managers, data scientists, marketing, and business partners
  • Experience designing and building APIs
  • A desire to be directly responsible for the lifecycle of engineering solutions. This includes leading the design and implementation of projects and organizing the team to achieve a remarkable solution
  • A love of data, data munging and care about building the right abstractions
  • A sense of customer empathy and desire to build great products
  • A strong desire to see your work have direct impact on the business

Bonus Points:

Experience with any of the cloud platforms

Expertise with streaming technologies (Kafka, Pubsub, Kinesis) and log-based architectures and experience writing batch and stream processing jobs (i.e. Apache Beam, Google Cloud DataFlow, Apache Spark, Apache Storm)

Technologies we use:

  • JavaScript / Typescript / React
  • HTML/CSS
  • Ruby / Rails / MySQL / Redis


Description

Since we first opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely – and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take a payment 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, run a busy kitchen, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. And 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 all in one place.

Today, we’re a partner to sellers of all sizes – large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex commerce operations, sellers just starting out, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers scale, so do our solutions. We all grow together.

There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.

Job Description

The Automation organization enables and measures the unified customer journey, intelligently empowering customers through Square's ecosystem of products. Customer Data Platform (CDP) Engineering is an essential team within the Automation organization that has two foci: First, building a state-of-the-art in-house infrastructure for collecting, unifying, and connecting customer data with applications. Second, building products and capabilities (e.g., for personalization, segmentation, data privacy management) that allow partners to easily integrate with CDP and help them use customer data to build remarkable solutions. CDP Engineering is an established team that has already made a great impact on Square's data infrastructure and is aspiring to transform Square into a truly data company.

We are looking for a software engineer (just like you!) to contribute to our technical vision and develop platform applications. You will use your engineering experience with full stack engineering (and, bonus, data platforms) to improve Square's data capabilities to grow our go-to-market strategy.

Additional Information

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.

Perks

  • We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

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.

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