Java Developer

  • Full-time

Company Description

TIDAL is a global music and entertainment streaming platform committed to creating a deeper connection between artists and fans through its library of more than 80 million songs, over 350,000 high quality videos, and available in over 60 countries. In addition, TIDAL offers its subscribers exclusive access to high-profile music and music videos, original content series, podcasts, documentaries, livestream concerts, tickets, merchandise and live experiences. Together, TIDAL and Block will be music-obsessed and artist-focused while we explore new artist tools, listener experiences, and access to financial systems that help artists be more successful.

Job Description

The Financial Services Team in TIDAL was formed in early 2022 with the purpose of building next generation products for listeners and artists alike. It consists of three teams: User Management, Payments, and Settlements. The team consists of BE engineers, full stack developers and product owners - in addition to tech/team leads.

As we are growing out artist focus we are scaling up our teams to support the mission of providing artists with financial empowerment - if trough payment expertise, user management flows, data flow and reporting, royalties to artists and labels, signup and login, working with our partners or building entirely new areas you will have a large impact and huge opportunities to shape the future of our products build for the future.

We are looking for Java engineers that take ownership as we are involved in most of TIDALs products and features and work tightly with several team members in TIDAL; both technical and business/operational teams.

As an engineer in TIDAL you need to appreciate close and collaborative work with many other TIDAL teams. You prefer designing a solution in collaboration with partners before starting code and excel in technical discussions. You're happy to collaborate with teammates and present ideas to aim for the highest quality. You want and like to work as a team with friendly colleagues rather than alone.

You will work with the immediate team, tech lead, PO, QA, and other teams inside TIDAL to build new products and services for artists and listeners and report to the team lead.

You Will:

  • Have experience with cloud service providers (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure)
  • Have interest in Fintech and financial data flows
  • Have expertise in Java
  • Take full ownership, scope, build products to create
  • You have a working knowledge of Serverless Architecture, databases, data streams and queues
  • You have experience designing and building scalable, reliable, and maintainable systems.
  • Feel confident about how services operate on an infrastructural level, be familiar with modern Public Cloud services, deployment strategies, monitoring systems.
  • Are happy to collaborate with teammates and present ideas to aim for the highest quality
  • You are open to inputs from others, and you guide discussions by presenting ideas and designs to the team.
  • Contribute in complex projects where you are part of the end-to-end brainstorming, develop and maintenance


You Have:

5+ years of experience designing and shipping scalable, reliable and maintainable systems

Required Skills:

  • Java frameworks
  • Spring Boot
  • AWS, Terraform, Docker

Preferred Skills:

  • CICD: Jenkins, Spinnaker
  • DataDog, Databricks

Collaborative skills:

  • Ability to work with other Product and Engineering functions
  • Able to work with a high degree of autonomy, be proactive

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, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any 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

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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