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Software Engineer, Finance Engineering

Stripe

Stripe

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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 Finance Engineering team is at the core of Stripe to empower mission-critical financial domains including Accounting, Finance operations, 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.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain large-scale services, data pipelines, full-stack platforms, 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.
  • Be part of an exciting journey to revamp our E2E architecture and build next generation Financial systems.
  • 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 cross-functionally with many teams in Engineering (Infrastructure, Platforms, and Products), different stakeholders and subject matter experts
  • Ensure accurate, reliable, and timely financial reporting delivered to a single source-of-truth financial data warehouse

Who you are

  • 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 a direct impact on customers, you are comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces; and you’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems.
  • 5+ years professional software development experience
  • 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.
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions to large scale data problems
  • Are interested in solving business problems for Stripe’s Finance team

Minimum requirements

  • Have 5+ years of industry Software Engineering experience.
  • Enjoy and have experience building scalable backend infrastructure.
  • 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.

Preferred qualifications

  • Have experience in Java, Scala (Spark), or Ruby
  • Experiences with big-data technologies such as Spark, Presto, Kafka, and Flink, and OLAP preferred

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.

Office-assigned Stripes spend at least 50% of the time in a given month in their local office or with users. This hits a balance between bringing people together for in-person collaboration and learning from each other, while supporting flexibility about how to do this in a way that makes sense for individuals and their teams.

The annual US base salary range for this role is $179,400 - $269,200. For sales roles, the range provided is the role’s On Target Earnings ("OTE") range, meaning that the range includes both the sales commissions/sales bonuses target and annual base salary for the role. This salary range may be inclusive of several career levels at Stripe and will be narrowed during the interview process based on a number of factors, including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the US may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Additional benefits for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; 401(k) plan; medical, dental, and vision benefits; and wellness stipends.

Office locations

Seattle, or South San Francisco HQ

Team

Infrastructure & Corporate Tech

Job type

Full time