Blockchain Engineer at Block


246 days ago
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About the Job

Company Description
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams β€” People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more β€” provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

We are on a mission to build platforms, protocols and products that enable developers β€” from startups to established financial institutions β€” to more easily create solutions in the decentralized financial space that further our mission of economic empowerment globally. You will play a key role building towards that mission.

This is a full time, direct hire position for an software engineer looking to take their skills and experience, and apply it to new blockchain products and technologies



Job Description
Research, develop, and test various technologies based on blockchain

Lead the design and architecture of the core protocols

Build the protocol components that integrate across different blockchain systems

Design and lead development process to ensure quality including code reviews, testing and verification

Assist the team with writing and maintaining up-to-date documentation

Be involved in the current blockchain community, stay close with relevant updates in the industry and foster a growing internal knowledge base.

Mentor and grow other engineers

Set technical and cultural standards for engineers

Ability to thrive in ambiguity and build creative solutions to complex problems

Qualifications
6+ years of software engineer experience

Strong CS fundamentals with experience across a range of disciplines

Have led the designs of impactful and complex architectures

Interest and ability to pick up new technologies quickly

Experience with C, C++, systems programming, mobile, embedded

Experience developing, testing and deploying smart contracts , protocols, and Dapps in production

Familiarity with Rust, Solidity, TypeScript or Golang programming languages

Ability to thrive in ambiguity and build creative solutions to complex problems

Experience working with open source projects

Appreciation for bitcoin and decentralized finance

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, 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 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.

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 TBD54566975, 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. TBD54566975 is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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 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.

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.


Skills

C, C++, systems programming, mobile, embedded, Dapps, NFT

Compensation

DOE, base salary plus equity stake + Equity


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