Staff Software Engineer, Crypto Platform

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Cash App


Cash App is a mobile-first bank that ranks in the top 10 free apps in the app store with a rapidly growing user base and feature set
Our mission is to provide banking services to all, in particular those that are underserved
As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and improving Cash App Crypto platform features and infrastructure, including deposits, withdrawals, and custody of Bitcoin
We are scaling quickly and are excited to grow the team!

You will:

  • Participate in design, creation, and scaling of crypto platform services
  • Learn about the mechanics and regulations of bitcoin and other digital assets
  • Work with a functional team, project teams, external teams of various disciplines and autonomously
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • Own features and functions throughout their life cycle, from inception, rollout, launch scale, and iteration
  • Prioritize quality code and testing
  • Participate in on-call rotation


You have:

  • A strong motivation to contribute to a meaningful product that will fundamentally change the way people interact with financial institution
  • Experience working with Bitcoin/Lightning or the desire to the learn
  • Experience working across teams and disciplines
  • A pragmatic approach with a focus on delivery
  • Ability to excel in macro and micro elements of software design
  • Willingness to contribute to the growth of those around you
  • Demonstrated technical initiative and leadership on previous projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of relevant experience

Technologies we use and teach:

  • Java, Kotlin
  • Go
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Jaeger, Prometheus, SignalFx
  • JUnit
  • Hibernate, Vitess, Guice
  • Bitcoin, Lightning

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location
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 $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 location’s zone designation, please refer to this
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 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

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, 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 we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our

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

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