Secure Key Infrastructure Development Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Block

Block is Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, TBD, and our foundational teams.

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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 — 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

The Block Security team works with other teams at Block to build world-class products for both customers and employees. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Block is simple, secure, and safe.

Block’s Secure Key Infrastructure Development engineering team is responsible for some of the company’s most critical, high-SLA systems. Our software protects our customers’ most sensitive data. Our purpose is to identify our ecosystem’s security needs, and to meet those needs in a central and scalable way.

You will:

  • Design, implement, and maintain security-oriented software that makes it easier for non-security engineers to build secure products.

  • Own the delivery and success of critical cryptographic services.

  • Collaborate with many teams and functions across Block to make technical, design, strategy, and product decisions.

  • Act as an internal security subject matter expert, advocating for better security practices throughout Block.

  • Grow your career in an engaged and innovative engineering community that ships amazing products.

  • Work in any Block office location, or work remotely in the USA. Occasional travel may be required.

Qualifications

You have:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated success at building secure systems with broad company impact.

  • Experience designing, implementing, deploying, and monitoring highly-available, critical production systems.

  • Experience with applied cryptography and/or securing cloud platforms.

  • A strong desire to perform and grow as a security engineer and educate other engineers.

 

Some of the technologies we use and teach:

  • Java & Go

  • HSMs

  • AWS/Block-owned datacenter

  • Terraform

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 $167,300 - USD $204,500
Zone B: USD $158,900 - USD $194,300
Zone C: USD $150,600 - USD $184,000
Zone D: USD $142,200 - USD $173,800

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. 

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 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.

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.

Tags: AWS Banking Blockchain C Cloud Crypto Cryptography Finance Java Monitoring Strategy Terraform

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Health care Insurance Parental leave Salary bonus Signing bonus Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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