Integration Reliability Engineer, Money Movement

Published on November 17, 2023

Stripe is a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Build the core of Stripe products, services and APIs in spectacularly robust fashion. Banking Platform is crucial in helping Stripe globalize its payout capabilities by building the interfaces that allows users as well internal Stripe teams to move money. As a platform company powering businesses all over the world, Stripe processes payments, runs marketplaces, detects fraud, helps entrepreneurs start an internet business from anywhere in the world, builds world-class developer-friendly APIs, and more. We are currently on an inflection point thinking on how we make the platform 10x better. The Banking Platform team works to ensure money gets to its destinations safely, reliably and in a cost effective manner. As Stripe expands globally, we realize that we haven’t won yet, and know that successfully being able to take pay out to different countries is crucial to our progress in economic globalization. We’re investing in the Banking Platform team to run the infrastructure that supports a wide variety of bank payouts and payment methods. You’ll help abstract the rails for money and movement while rigorously understanding properties such as speed, cutoff, currency and fees.

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 Money Movement Integration TechOps team owns some of Stripe’s most critical money movement flows and a platform that processes hundreds of billions of dollars in payouts a year. Our team builds and scales the infrastructure and financial partner integrations that enables Stripe to accept, manage, and payout money across many countries, currencies, and payment methods. 
The Money Movement TechOps team is a key component to Stripe’s global strategy in LATAM and beyond. Our mission is to reduce the barriers faced by large and emerging businesses around the world by abstracting away the complexities of payments. 
What you’ll do
TechOps roles in Money Movement are a dynamic and key component of Stripe's success. Focused on financial partner integrations and funds flow expansion, we sit at the intersection of product/platform engineers and financial partners, connecting them to ensure that everyone thrives and nothing is lost in translation. We partner closely with various other payment and infrastructure engineering teams to deeply understand and tackle the technical and real-world challenges of Stripe’s payments stack. 
  • Become a domain expert in an area of Stripe’s money movement stack 
  • Handle inquiries from internal Stripes and external partners' technical teams, completing detailed investigations, scoping out projects, and directly implementing code changes
  • Engage with Stripe's financial partners in LATAM to drive alignment on product usage, troubleshoot and solve technical problems or breakages 
  • Organize and direct complex technical changes and projects between Stripe and our partners
  • Identify and automate inefficient or unnecessary manual processes through code changes, partner agreements, or cross-functional partnerships
  • Design future anomaly detection systems and tools to ensure that data flowing through our partner and internal systems is reliable and correct

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. 
TechOps roles are one part coding and one part managing projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in both, but successful candidates may index more highly in one or the other. 
Minimum Qualifications 
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in English and Portuguese 
  • Knowledge of and experience with payment and banking technologies and ecosystems in LATAM
  • Ability to write high quality code. We work mostly in Ruby and Java. However, languages can be learned: we care much more about your general coding skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework
  • Comfort with developer tools (e.g. git), and an ability to make well-scoped code changes in Stripe's codebase
  • Comfort using SQL to navigate Stripe's data and diagnose the scope and urgency of issues
  • Great communication skills, with an ability to frame messages appropriately for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Have experience mentoring junior team members in technical skill development, operational strategy and problem solving
  • Great technical problem-solving skills, with an ability to develop a working understanding of a technical system using a variety of methods. These include (but aren't limited to): reading/writing code, reading documentation or partner specifications, running debugging programs, reading logs, asking well-formed questions to domain experts, or digging into the raw data through various interfaces
  • Will to deliver results, with an ability to establish priorities and reliably execute on solutions (often with hard external deadlines)
  • Instinct to produce work that increases the impact of others, and helps us scale and grow (e.g. documentation, tools)
Preferred Qualifications 
  • Fluency and strong communication skills in Spanish