Android Engineer, Device Platform

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

About the team

Stripe Terminal helps our users extend their online presence to the
physical world. The Terminal team’s mission is to make it as easy for
businesses to accept in-person payments as the Stripe API has done for
online payments. Stripe was founded to make it easier for developers to
accept payments. We’ve solved a small part of that problem, but our
ambition is to go much further. 

What you’ll do

  • Android engineers on this team will build and enhance applications,
    services, and the OS that run on the physical Terminal devices. 
  • Building the frameworks for other engineers, both internal and
    external to Stripe, to develop on our custom platform with ease.


  • Design, build and maintain Android apps and SDKs in Kotlin
  • Design, build and maintain Android ROMs
  • Develop Android payment applications for a variety of devices and form
  • Work with engineers, product managers, designers, and stakeholders
    across the company to bring new features and products to Stripe’s
    mobile users
  • Collaborate with Android developers who work on the Stripe mobile apps
    and Stripe Terminal to set best practices for Android development
    across the company
  • Work with user research and product design to understand users and
    address their needs

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

Minimum requirements

  • 2 to 10+ years of experience in Android Development
  • Experience working with at least 1 of the following: Kotlin, Java,
    Swift, Objective-C, Go, Python

Preferred qualifications

  • 5 to 10+ years of experience in Android Development
  • Payments expertise or knowledge
  • Backend infrastructure or services experience
  • Listens well and internalize the best ideas from all over the
    organization while also setting a vision that others are excited to
    get behind
  • You prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones, and have a
    good intuition for what is lasting and scalable
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders
    and subject matter experts
  • Can put yourself in the shoes of your users and be a steward of
    crafting great developer and consumer experiences
  • Custom hardware experience on the Android platform


Pay and Benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $157,100 - $212,500. 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.

Remote locations

Remote in United States, or Canada



Job type

Full time

We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.