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
The Network Infrastructure team at Stripe owns core network components
used by all product teams to build micro-services which support our
business. This includes defining and driving the vision necessary to
achieve best of breed scale and availability. Some of the technologies
that we work with include Linux OS, Kubernetes, AWS EC2, and AWS
networking components. We continuously invest in building new
distributed services and scaling existing technologies while working
with various teams to meet their current and future needs.
Stripe’s infrastructure powers businesses all over the world. We process
payments, run marketplaces, detect fraud, help entrepreneurs start an
internet business from anywhere in the world, build world-class
developer-friendly APIs, and more. Every request we process is very
important to everyone involved and Stripe’s availability and
reliability are critical because our users’ businesses depend on us. Our
Online Database organization provides the core database infrastructure
that’s at the heart of all real-time critical payment requests to the
Stripe API. We architect, build, maintain, and operate the underlying
database infrastructure that enables six 9s (that’s right, 6) of
availability for all critical Stripe payment APIs.
Our system is the record of truth for nearly all of Stripe’s online
data. It must meet the highest levels of security, availability,
consistency, performance, and durability in the face of our
ever-increasing growth. We are continually thinking about ways to evolve
our infrastructure to support Stripe’s growing needs to build the
best-in-class distributed database platform -- including ways to work
around the CAP theorem!
We provide a product portfolio of key-value, relational, caching, and
distributed consensus offerings.
We are looking for a leader to own one of our core databases here at
Stripe. If you are someone who finds solving complex distributed systems
challenges just as exciting as hiring and mentoring a quickly growing
organization then this role is for you. You will:
We’re looking for someone with a strong background in networking cloud
infrastructure 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.
We’re looking for someone who has:
Stripe does not yet include pay ranges in job postings in every country. Stripe strongly values pay transparency and is working toward pay transparency globally in 2023.
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