Backend / API Engineer, Payins


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 Payins organization builds products and platforms to help users accept payments from customers, including the APIs for configuring and processing payments, and Cards, our highest volume and most complex method for accepting payments.

We are hiring for multiple teams within the Payins organization and we will determine exact team alignment in the final stages of the process.

What you’ll do


  • Scope, design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and large-scale systems that reliably and efficiently handle billions of money movement requests.

  • Apply a detail-oriented mindset to dissect information, analyze data, and detect patterns that lead to cost savings

  • Debug and solve critical production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

  • Mentor early-career engineers to help them grow

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company to build new features at large-scale, while improving internal engineering standards, tooling, and processes

  • Collaborate effectively in a distributed and hybrid team, maintaining open communication and strong connections with colleagues

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

  • A strong technical background, including 5+ years of software engineering or a similar experience.

  • Experience with project leadership and mentoring engineers.

  • Familiarity with the full life cycle of software development, from design and implementation to testing and deployment.

  • Strong coding skills for building high performance services.

  • Strong analytical capability especially in modeling complex business flows and turning the business requirements into programmatic artifacts such as data models, algorithms, and API designs.

  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise. Engineering works closely with a variety of teams: Sales and Support to better understand our customers’ needs, Legal and Accounting to understand how global policies influence our money-moving infrastructure, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Prior knowledge in financial technology space, particularly in payment processing


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