Economic infrastructure for the internet.

Head of Engineering, Identity Graph

San Francisco / Remote
Job Type
11+ years
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About the role

Before Stripe, every growing internet platform had a payments team. Today, every growing internet platform has an Identity team. Identity verification is a core piece of economic infrastructure for online businesses. But, beyond verification, Identity has quickly become the bedrock of successful internet businesses allowing a deep understanding of customers.

We’re looking for an experienced engineering leader to lead our technical strategy in building a graph of identities and inferences that enriches Stripe’s product portfolio by knowing our users deeply and enhances the user experience that enables users to establish trust, accelerate globalization, and open up new market opportunities quickly with just a few lines of code. You’ll manage and grow a strong team of backend and machine learning developers, build relationships with customers and other teams at Stripe, and work on something trajectory altering for Stripe.

This is a unique opportunity to shape a foundational infrastructure to power entirely new products that will be used by the next generation of ambitious online businesses.

You will: Work with engineers, product, and design to build new customer-facing APIs and products, while maintaining the quality and improving the experience of existing products Work with marketing and developer relations teams to explain our products by preparing demos for user-facing events Coordinate with other teams at Stripe, both on the problem domain of how payment systems really work and on our shared infrastructure Empower the engineering team to achieve a high level of technical productivity and quality Manage an excellent team of engineers, helping to develop their careers with stretch projects and excellent feedback Recruit a diverse team of engineers that are amongst the best in the industry, from outreach to closing Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as part of the engineering management team We’re looking for someone who has: Experience working in large graph-based systems Domain expertise in the fraud and/or financial risk space An excitement for collaborating with teammates across engineering, operations, and data science The ability to thrive with a high level of autonomy and responsibility Experience managing engineering teams with a strong record of shipping Strong recruiting skills, with a track record of hiring new team members who are extremely effective over the long term

About 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:7000
Location:San Francisco
John Collison
John Collison
Patrick Collison
Patrick Collison