Backend / API Engineer, Payment Method Adoption

Stripe (View all Jobs)

San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, Remote (North America)

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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.


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

The Payment Method Adoption team is working on one of top company priorities: reducing costs for our users by promoting non-credit card payment methods. We not only simplify the process of adopting non-card payment methods for users, but also analyze their data to identify cost saving opportunities, and show actionable insights to improve margins. This team has a direct impact on merchants and Stripe business.

What you’ll do

  • Design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and systems that users can rely on for decades
  • Build data processing pipelines to generate insights for merchants / drive growth experiments
  • Work with engineers across the company to ship interoperable products on strong foundations
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes on a rapidly growing team
  • Mentor engineers earlier in their technical careers to help them grow

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.

Preferred qualifications

  • Five years of professional software development experience
  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field involving coding (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics) or equivalent technical experience
  • The ability to think about systems and services and write high quality code; Languages can be learned: we care much more about your general engineering skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework.
  • Technically lead projects which have involved multiple engineering teams
  • The ability to be comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; you have exquisite attention to detail; and you’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems.
  • Experience in batch and streaming data processing (e.g Apache Spark)

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