Engineering Manager, Account Abstractions and APIs

Stripe (View all Jobs)

San Francisco

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Interview Process

1. Programming/debugging phone screen 2. On-site with your own laptop/setup and full access to internet. Interviews include systems design, 45 min practical coding question, integrating an API exercise, debugging, and talking with hiring manager about team alignment.

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies - from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups - use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone's reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Account Abstractions and APIs team is responsible for building the core APIs and services that create and manage account and financial data primitives. Used for onboarding customers onto Stripe products and enabling payment flows securely and reliably.

What you’ll do

We are building a platform that scales Stripe’s current and nextgen products. The role offers an exciting opportunity to shape the future of Stripe’s Platform. You will be leading a high-impact platform team that builds services and world-class APIs. 


  • Work with a team of talented engineers, product managers, and designers to deliver a platform that supports all of Stripe’s products
  • Partner closely with Stripe product teams to support their specific needs while maintaining high quality and consistent platform across each offering
  • Support the engineering team in achieving a high level of technical excellence and stability
  • Manage processes to help the team do its best work and interface effectively with the rest of Stripe
  • Recruit, coach, and develop engineers
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Stripe’s engineering management team

Who you are

We're looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • You’ve managed teams that have built and maintained APIs, microservices, and distributed systems at scale. Or, you’ve managed a team that has delivered a great product with solid foundations
  • You are passionate about engineering and operational rigor
  • You work very well cross-functionally and can make hard decisions and tradeoffs
  • You thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • You encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive and challenging
  • You’re technical enough to ask engineers questions and drive clarity about architecture and product decisions.
  • You have at least 6 years of engineering management experience

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience growing and managing teams of 20+
  • 5+ years management experience, including at least 1 year of being a manager of managers

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