Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer, Bitcoin Platform

Block

Senior Software Engineer, Bitcoin Platform at Block

🇺🇸 United States › California › San Francisco
  (Posted Jun 4 2024)

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Remote work is possible, see the description below for more information.

Job 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 — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — 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.
Job Description

About Bitcoin Platform

The Bitcoin Platform team develops infrastructure for Block to send, receive and custody bitcoin by operating a stack for both cold, hot, and lightning wallets. Our goal is to bring bitcoin to people around the world, unlocking previously impossible use cases to accelerate a world built on better money. The team is composed of two engineering teams, Custody and Trading, who specialize in backend, security, and blockchain engineering.

Our Senior Software Engineering position sits on the Custody Engineering team, which is responsible for managing and improving our hot and cold Bitcoin wallets, handling transfers in and out of our wallets, and working on next generation Bitcoin technology and features like running a Lightning network node. You will be responsible for designing, building, troubleshooting and improving Bitcoin platform features, services, and infrastructure. We are scaling quickly and are excited to grow the team!
Qualifications

You have:

8+ years of relevant experience

Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

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 learn.

Experience working across teams and disciplines.

Experience building backend systems at scale, involving modern eventing, database, and infrastructure tooling

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.

Technologies we use and teach:

Java, Kotlin

Go

Docker, Kubernetes

Jaeger, Prometheus, Datadog

JUnit

Hibernate, Vitess, Guice

Bitcoin, Lightning

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 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 $180,000 - USD $270,000
Zone B: USD $171,000 - USD $256,600
Zone C: USD $162,000 - USD $243,000
Zone D: USD $153,000 - USD $229,600

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.

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.

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.

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Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
bitcoin blockchain docker go java
kotlin kubernetes node

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