Payments infrastructure for the internet.

Backend Engineer, Financial Engineering

$120k - $300k
San Francisco, Seattle / Remote
Job Type
1+ years
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About the role

The Financial Engineering team is at the core of Stripe to empower mission-critical financial domains including Accounting, Finance & Strategy, and Treasury. Engineers on the Financial Engineering team build platforms, data pipelines, and financial products for the Finance team led by Stripe’s CFO. The use cases include financial analytics and insights, accounting automation, auditing, financial planning & forecasting, and financial business intelligence. We’re looking for people with a strong background or interest in building successful products or systems; you’re passionate about solving business problems and making direct impact on customers, you are comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; and you’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems.

You will: Design, build, and maintain large-scale services, data pipelines, tooling and systems for the Finance team led by Stripe’s CFO. Make direct business impact in some of Stripe’s most mission critical business domains including Accounting, Finance & Strategy, Treasury, and Business Operations. Build watertight controls across pipelines to ensure super high accuracy for all financial transactions (hundreds of billions of dollars). Ensure accurate, reliable, and timely financial reporting delivered to a single source-of-truth financial data warehouse Work in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts

You may be fit for this role if you: Have delivered production systems of big scale Write high quality code. We work mostly in Scala, Java, and Javascript. However, languages can be learned: we care much more about your general engineering skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework. Are interested in solving business problems for Stripe’s Finance team. We are looking for a variety of engineers including big-data engineers, full-stack engineers and front-end engineers. So the following skills would be nice to have:

Experiences with big-data technologies such as Spark, Presto, Kafka, and Flink, and OLAP Or frontend/backend experiences with building user facing tooling and products

Note that It’s not expected that any single candidate would have expertise across all of these areas. If you are a solid engineer and eager to work on financial related platforms/products, we are eager to talk to you.

You can find this post on Stripe website as well:

Why you should join Stripe

Stripe builds financial tools and economic infrastructure for the internet. We’re helping small startups and the world’s biggest companies build products, create business models, and scale their efforts globally. And we’d like your help.

Our customers are the most ambitious organizations in the world. Previously, they had to create an ad hoc, informally specified, bug-ridden version of financial rails before they could do business online. We are doing the difficult-but-necessary work of building a global payments and treasury network—so entrepreneurs and enterprises can concentrate on creating value, not moving money.

We operate at significant scale, but we’re still tiny relative to the opportunity. 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.

Team Size:2600
Location:San Francisco
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