Software Engineer, Marketing Systems

Remote - US Full Time
$157K - $245K

Published on February 06, 2024

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
Our marketing systems team is on a mission to build the most measurable, cross-channel messaging capability possible, to attract and engage customers. We will do this through scalable motions, with the most relevant messaging and increasing reach of our marketing motions. We are a cross functional team of engineers, analysts, marketers, and product managers that deliver the insights, internal systems and tools that fuel Stripe’s growth. 
As part of the Marketing Systems team, you will own systems that power go-to-market motions productizing gathered insights and intelligence. This includes building tools that will power better digital experiences, accelerate customer journey with intelligent orchestrations, drive smarter decisions with CDP, and improve marketer and seller productivity.

What you’ll do

  • Design, build, and maintain beautiful, robust, and high-performance APIs and services.
  • Ensure our infrastructure is extensible, scalable, reliable, and meets SLAs for both external and internal users
  • Hide complexity from our users behind simple yet powerful abstractions.
  • Partner closely with other engineers, analysts and scientists to build highly scalable system(s), to deliver delightful developer experiences and comprehensive interfaces
  • Build the APIs that power internal stakeholder facing UI experiences, defining composable data models and durable interfaces.
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack with an eye towards improving maintainability over the long term.
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

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
  • 5+ years of experience designing, implementing, and operating large-scale, high-performance APIs and services.
  • You have implemented server-side APIs in dynamic languages like Ruby, working with document and relational datastores (especially Mongo and MySQL).
  • You enjoy spelunking through new datasets (especially in systems like Redshift or Presto/Trino).
  • Empathetic, collaborative, and user-first mindset in everything you build.
  • Experience proactively seeking feedback from users, teammates, and subject matter experts.
  • The skills to build holistically – from specs and documentation to implementation, testing, deployment, and measuring impact.
  • The ability to balance speed, complexity, and scope in service of user needs.
  • You have excellent oral and written communication.
Preferred qualifications
  • Experience in marketing domain building products that contribute to marketing tech stack.
  • Experience with machine learning, recommender systems, product-led growth, and/or lifecycle marketing.
  • Prior experience building distributed systems or a microservices architecture