Staff Engineer, Connect

Stripe (View all Jobs)

US / Canada

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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

Connect enables the world’s leading platforms and marketplaces like Shopify, DoorDash, and Instacart to incorporate payments into their products. Connect has been at the forefront of Stripe’s growth due to the power of its offering, which enables our users to distribute Stripe’s payment processing directly to their sellers and merchants. As Stripe grows its suite of product offerings beyond payments, Connect will unlock a new phase of growth for Stripe by enabling our platforms to distribute all of Stripe’s products to their end users. Multiple teams within Connect are hiring full stack engineers.


Learn more about Connect:

What you’ll do


  • Work with engineers & technical leaders across the company to ship interoperable products on strong foundations
  • Build high quality end-to-end risk related product experiences for both platforms and their connected accounts 
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling and processes
  • Develop and execute against both short- and long-term roadmaps. Make effective tradeoffs that consider business priorities, user experience, and a sustainable technical foundation
  • Teach and mentor other team members to become the next generation of leaders at Stripe

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

  • Experience serving as a technical lead spanning multiple teams and functions, leading large projects and having organization-wide impact.
  • Experience mentoring teams of senior engineers over multi-quarter or multi-year projects.
  • Experience defining the roadmap for complex projects, spanning multiple teams and functions.
  • Ability to clearly identify business priorities, create new areas of investments, anticipate pitfalls and risks, and deep technical expertise for teams you lead.
  • Ability to interact with customers directly in order to better understand their use cases and to brainstorm better ways to solve their problems.
  • Deep care for users' needs, and ability to be a steward of crafting great experiences.
  • Ability to design, build, and scale high-quality software and systems that strike the right balance between simplicity, flexibility, scalability, and security.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts.
  • Experience as a generalist, working on both the frontend, backend, and anything it takes to solve problems and delight users both internally and externally.

Preferred requirements

  • 10+ years experience as a software engineer, working across the stack.

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