Engineering Manager, Observability

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 Observability team builds the platform that all Stripe engineers use to diagnose the health of their services at scale. The team’s scope includes:

  • Logging
  • Distributed Tracing
  • Metrics Collection, Storage and Dashboarding
  • Alerting

What you’ll do

You will support a team of engineers focused on building the next generation of monitoring systems at Stripe. In addition to helping define the roadmap for the next 3-5 years, you will be interacting with many other managers and their teams at Stripe, who rely on the Observability platform to deliver stable and scalable services to our customers.


  • Drive the roadmap and priorities for the team, and work with other engineering teams across the company.
  • Support the team in achieving a high level of technical excellence and stability.
  • Be an active contributor to the team’s codebase and play a primary role in technical decision making
  • Hire and develop talent on the team

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 requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience with minimum 5 years of experience with software development.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a management role, preferably managing infrastructure teams and projects
  • Interest in engaging with many other teams at Stripe, listening to their needs, and translating them into requirements for your team 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience leading monitoring / observability teams
  • Experience using Prometheus, Grafana and time-series databases

Hybrid work at Stripe

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.

Pay and benefits

The annual salary range for this role in the primary location is €108,100 - €146,300. This range may change if you are hired in another location. 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 specific location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the primary location may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Specific benefits and details about what compensation is included in the salary range listed above will vary depending on the applicant’s location and can be discussed in more detail during the interview process. Benefits/additional compensation for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; retirement plans; health benefits; and wellness stipends.

Office locations

Dublin HQ


Infrastructure & Corporate Tech

Job type

Full time

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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.