Full Stack Engineer, Stripe

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$136.8-244.7k

Junior, Mid and Senior level
Remote in US
New York
San Francisco Bay Area

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Stripe

A financial infrastructure platform for businesses

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Stripe

A financial infrastructure platform for businesses

1001+ employees

FintechB2BPaymentsCredit cardsFinancial Services

Be an early applicant

$136.8-244.7k

Junior, Mid and Senior level
Remote in US
New York
San Francisco Bay Area

More information about location

1001+ employees

FintechB2BPaymentsCredit cardsFinancial Services

Company mission

To increase the GDP of the internet

Role

Who you are

  • We’re looking for engineers who are excited to build the future of hosted UIs, high-polish user experiences, and APIs
  • 2-6 years of professional experience in a software development role
  • You can work effectively across the stack from top to bottom, comfortably navigating codebases with different languages and tools
  • You’re equally as comfortable shipping user-facing experiences as you are writing custom queries to analyze experiment results

Desirable

  • Experience working in high-growth teams similar to Stripe
  • Experience building financial systems or tools for financial experts

What the job involves

  • As a full-stack engineer on the team, you’ll be responsible for shaping and building a suite of products that let our users model and operate their business more efficiently
  • Full-stack engineers at Stripe bridge the gap between backend and frontend systems to solve technical challenges quickly and effectively
  • You will work on projects that span technologies, systems, and processes where you will design, build, test, and ship great code every day
  • In this cross functional role, you will collaborate with experts in infrastructure, security, design, and operations to build mission critical internal and external features that power Stripe users around the world
  • Work with a wide range of systems, processes and technologies to own and solve problems from end-to-end
  • Work closely with engineers, designers, and product managers to build new features and products
  • Uphold our high engineering standards and bring consistency to the many codebases and processes you will encounter
  • Build elegant APIs and user experiences that enable merchants to run and scale their businesses on top of Stripe
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the next generation of Stripe’s infrastructure, to meet the high growth needs of our company and customers for years to come

Otta's take

Theo Margolius headshot

Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

Stripe, nowadays a FinTech giant, spent the first few years since its founding building up its payments business, which primarily consisted of providing an API to eCommerce businesses so that they could easily integrate a payments option in their apps or websites, where before there was none.

More recently, Stripe has started to accelerate its growth with a significantly larger range of financial services including cash advances and credit cards. They also plan to build incorporation services, fraud protection, and more, diversifying its revenue away from payments and differentiating itself from its competitors.

To further expand its position, the company is looking to triple its presence in Ireland, and extend its services to countries with vast customer potential, including Brazil and India. Its latest venture, coming atop significant new funds, is to partner with OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT - a win-win collaboration that will monetize OpenAI’s flagship products and at the same time enhance Stripe with GPT-4, as it moves forwards with intentions to "build the payments foundation for tomorrow's AI economy."

Insights

Top investors

Some candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

-5% employee growth in 12 months

Company

Funding (last 2 of 13 rounds)

Mar 2023

$6.5bn

GROWTH EQUITY VC

Mar 2021

$600m

SERIES H

Total funding: $8.7bn

Company benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Comprehensive mental, physical and medical health plans
  • Fertility benefits and parental leave

Company values

  • Built for builders - The best reason to work at Stripe is that you will have colleagues who support and challenge you to do the best work of your career. We combine a big-picture mindset with obsessive attention to the details, down to the last pixel, API parameter, and word.
  • An environment of growth - We care about results more than CVs. We value managers who remain experts while developing talent and designing successful orgs. You can also have a big impact and advance far without managing anyone. We want you to take what you’ve been hired to do, and show us how it’s done – you might create something we never would have imagined. We have had account managers start a publishing arm, interns who have run business units, and hackathon participants who have built company-defining products.
  • Fast-paced, detail oriented - We balance innovation with scrupulous attention to every bit and byte involved in the movement of money – because we can’t do our job well unless we do both. When we started, we emailed every API error to everyone at the company. Now, we have more than 250 million API requests a day – and we still care about each one.
  • Voraciously curious - We wish there was a book that described what we need to do next (we’d even publish it), but since there isn’t, we all have to write it together. You will need to find answers to questions you’ve never been asked before. Sometimes, you will be the first person ever to contemplate a particular problem. We want people who devour books for fun and approach new challenges with eager curiosity.

Company HQ

SoMa, San Francisco, CA

Founders

Patrick Collison

(Content Strategist)

Studied maths at MIT before founding Stripe. Also on the board of the Long Now Foundation.

John Collison

(President)

Studied at Harvard but dropped out to found Stripe.

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