This section is where we add specific language around the value proposition of the group and team’s charter to Stripe. The goal is to share a compelling narrative of the role’s scope and impact.
Identify, scope and lead large technical projects with enormous impact across many teams and key stake holders at Stripe
Advise Stripe’s leadership team on key technical considerations related to the future of our technology stack and product roadmap
Thrive in a collaborative environment developing and executing against immediate and long term roadmaps and making effective tradeoffs considering business priorities, but always with the user experience in mind
Teach and mentor ICs and managers to become the next generation of leaders at Stripe
Guide critical decisions correctly that fully consider software best practices, Stripe’s system design, and numerous stakeholders’ preferences and concerns
Scrutinize and reason clearly about the technology and architecture choices we make in building platforms or products/services at Stripe. Ensure technical decision making aligns with Stripe’s broad strategic initiatives.
Directly contribute to core interface design and write code. Serve as a role model for software design and scalable systems architecture by developing, sharing, and setting the quality bar for Stripe as a whole
You may be a fit for this role if:
You have a strong technical background, including 10+ years of experience with software engineering and designing large scale systems.
You have served as the technical lead for large complex projects that span multiple teams and functions.
You have developed / been responsible for the technical roadmap for large business areas.
You listen well and internalize the best ideas from all over the organization, while also setting a vision that others are excited to get behind.
You work well cross-functionally and your co-workers at all levels and across all teams trust you.
You are often cited as the inspiration for engineers that join your team. Even senior engineers feel they are able to learn from you. You care deeply about mentorship and growing engineers and managers.
You prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones, and have a good intuition for what will last and scale.
You enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise. We expect engineering to work closely with a variety of teams from Sales and Support to better understand our customers’ needs; to Legal and Accounting on the impact of global policies on how we build infrastructure for money movement.