Backend Engineer, Disputes

Backend Engineer, Disputes

Office locations

New York, South San Francisco HQ, or Seattle


Remotein United States



Job type

Full time

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companiesfrom the worlds largest enterprises to the most ambitious startupsuse 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 everyones reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Disputes team builds and maintains products to support our users in recouping funds from payment disputes in the most efficient way for their businesses. Were responsible for the products that provide insights into, responses to, and outcomes of, online payment disputes, as well as building the infrastructure with issuers, financial partners and third parties to support these products.

We are part of the larger Payins organization that builds products and platforms to help users accept payments from customers, including the APIs for configuring and processing payments, and Cards, our highest volume and most complex method for accepting payments.

What youll do

The Payins team is looking for a backend engineer to help build and operate our systems and APIs. Engineers work on scalable and reliable services that move money across hundreds of countries over tens of payment methods. We design, implement, and maintain the foundational product architecture of our core Payments APIs, ensuring payments can be collected quickly, reliably, and cost effectively.


  • Scope, design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and large-scale systems that reliably and efficiently handle billions of money movement requests.
  • Apply a detail-oriented mindset to dissect information, analyze data, and detect patterns that lead to cost savings
  • Debug and solve critical production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Mentor early-career engineers to help them grow
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company to build new features at large-scale, while improving internal engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Collaborate effectively in a distributed andhybridteam, maintaining open communication and strong connections with colleagues

Who you are

Were 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

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Are able to write high quality code in a programming language (e.g. Ruby, Scala, Go, Java)
  • Understand good practices of building and working with APIs
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise. Engineering works closely with a variety of teams: Sales and Support to better understand our customers needs, Legal and Accounting to understand how global policies influence our money-moving infrastructure, etc.

Preferred qualifications

  • Prior knowledge in financial technology space, particularly in payment processing

Hybridwork at Stripe

This role is available either in an office or aremotelocation (typically, 35+ miles or 56+ km from a Stripe office).

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.

Aremotelocation, in most cases, is defined as being 35 miles (56 kilometers) or more from one of our offices. While you would be welcome to come into the office for team/business meetings, on-sites, meet-ups, and events, our expectation is you would regularly work fromhomerather than a Stripe office. Stripe does not cover the cost of relocating to aremotelocation. We encourage you to apply for roles that match the location where you currently or plan to live.

Pay and benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is$150,500 –$225,700. For sales roles, the range provided is the roles 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 candidates 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.