Engineering Manager, International Services


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Remote


Buy Now Pay Later / Software Development

Feb 24

Company Description

Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.

Founded five years ago in Sydney, Australia, Afterpay has over 11 million active customers globally and more than 64,000 of the world’s best retailers around the world including Anthropologie, Revolve, DSW, GOAT, Finish Line, Levi’s, Mac Cosmetics, Ray-Ban and many others. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

Afterpay is completely free for customers who pay on time – helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt. Afterpay empowers customers to access the things they want and need, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-store purchases. Afterpay is deeply committed to delivering positive outcomes for customers. We are focused on supporting our community of shoppers.

We trust in the next generation and share a vision of a more accessible and sustainable world in which people are rewarded for doing the right thing.

Job Description

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our International Services pod within the International domain in Australia. We are looking for a leader with a people first approach who can also balance between product development and engineering excellence programs.

Our focus is Cross Border Trade and International Payments. It’s an exciting space that covers consumers as well as merchants from different geographies, cultures, and commerce behavior whether that’s shopping or selling. The International team lives in this space creating experiences to further the vision of Afterpay being the global platform of choice where anyone can truly shop or sell anywhere.

As a leader on this team, you will develop a motivated team. You will bring your robust technical knowledge to understand and negotiate technical decisions and represent the team to the greater organization. This is an amazing opportunity for an Engineering Manager excited to grow an established team in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

In this role, you will:

  • Ensure the team is delivering working software to our expected standards
  • Participate in the technical development of Afterpay standards for software development, testing, release management and reviews
  • Take ownership of f the work that your team is delivering within each iteration or standalone deliverable
  • Undergo performance reviews and daily people management across the team
  • Proactively manage issues early to avoid bigger problems later
  • Support your team members to achieve their performance and development goals
  • Ensure the team is collaborating with key stakeholders, such as Product Managers


You have:

  • 1+ year of experience leading Software Engineering team(s)
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • Passion about coaching and people development
  • A collaborative approach to working across different business units and business partners
  • Passionate about adding to and growing an organisation's engineering culture
  • Enjoy driving the technical and product vision within the domain you operate in

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.


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.

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