Engineering Manager, Connections

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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.

Engineering Manager, Financial Connections

Who we are

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

Join one of Stripe’s newest product teams, Financial Connections. The Financial Connections team plays a critical part in Stripe’s mission by creating a way for individuals and businesses to seamlessly and transparently share their financial data with Stripe and our merchants to receive a better product experience.

The Financial Connections team is growing quickly across multiple locations including San Francisco, New York and London.

What you’ll do

In this role you will be responsible for building and leading the team that will develop the Financial Connections product portfolio in EMEA.


  • Work closely with engineers across Financial Connections and your cross-functional partners to drive the technical strategy for the team.
  • Recruit, hire, scale, and develop an amazing team of engineers.
  • Be actively involved in strategic direction for Financial Connections.
  • Work closely with our users and financial partners on a daily basis.
  • Design, build, and maintain infrastructure, services, and tools.
  • Develop and execute against both short- and long-term roadmaps. Make effective tradeoffs that consider business priorities, user experience, and a sustainable technical foundation.
  • Leverage the best of Stripe’s stack or build from the ground up when prudent.
  • Debug production issues across services at multiple levels of the stack.

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

  • Have led new, diverse teams to tackle challenging technical problems.
  • Have at least 3 years of engineering management experience and 8 years of overall software development experience.
  • Believe in the power of technology to empower talented people to do their best work.
  • Think of yourself as entrepreneurial and enjoy moving quickly on new, green-field products.
  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise. Almost every role at Stripe collaborates with some engineers, from Sales and Support in sharing feedback from our customers, to Legal and Accounting in supporting our systems for tracking money movement and reporting around the world.

Preferred qualifications

  • You have 2 years of experience leading a data, ML or infrastructure team.
  • You have experience building secure and privacy aware data products.
  • You have worked in the OpenBanking space and are familiar with the PSD2 regulations.

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