Backend / API Engineer
Financial Crimes
Posted on 1/26/2023
Canada • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
  • Have between 2 and 6 years of industry software engineering experience
  • Enjoy and have experience building scalable backend infrastructure
  • Worked with technologies like Kafka, Presto, MongoDB, Databricks, etc
  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
  • Take pride in taking ownership and driving projects to business impact
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Building data pipelines to incorporate new signals and paradigms like digital-wallets for countering crypto based financial crimes and money laundering efforts
  • Develop merchant risk profiles that can be used for multiple downstream applications like fraud, credit and supportability risks
  • Building risk engineering systems at scale, to help Stripe grow its footprint rapidly
  • As Stripe grows its footprint, how do we build risk engineering systems that scale?
  • How do we track a merchant's activity across Stripe and use it to make risk determinations?
  • How do we detect an unusual pattern of accessing Stripe?
  • Proposing and implementing product ideas that directly reduce Stripe's compliance risks legal actions by regulatory bodies or partner fines
  • Building systems, platform and tooling to detect, evaluate and action on businesses for risk
  • Working with our partner teams to launch new policies that directly impact Stripe's bottom line
  • Helping engineers across the company to develop technologies for scaling our infrastructure
  • Debugging production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
Desired Qualifications
  • Have experience in Java, Scala (Spark), or Ruby
  • Have experience in interfacing with ML systems

1,001-5,000 employees

Payment processing platform
Company Overview
Stripe's mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet.
  • Inclusive coverage - We provide a thoughtful and balanced set of benefits that allow Stripes to be their best selves and do great work. Whether that means offering comprehensive mental, physical, and medical health plans, supporting Stripes’ financial futures, providing fertility benefits and parental leave, or making sure Stripes have access to healthy food at the office, our robust programs put Stripes and their families first.
  • Growth by way of learning - We are voracious learners and teachers. Our Education team delivers an onboarding and product training curriculum for all new Stripes, and hosts expert-led courses on things like project management fundamentals and macroeconomics. Beyond the formal program, Stripes are constantly sharing knowledge with each other through conversation, documentation, reading groups, and informal talks.
  • A principled approach to food - The food program holds a special place in Stripe’s history and future. These Stripes come to our kitchen from a breadth of backgrounds and experiences, and focus on one proposition—respect. This is apparent not only in the local ingredients they work with or in the gracious, teamwork-driven buffet lines, but also in their approach to growing a global team through sustainable food practices and minimal waste.
Company Core Values
  • An environment of growth
  • Intentional communication
  • Fast-paced, detail oriented
  • Voraciously curious