Remote in North America only

Full time

Security

Engineering Manager of Managers, Privacy Products

Remote in North America only

Full time

Security

Stripe builds the economic infrastructure for the internet. Guided by our ‘Users First’ principle, we have a weighty obligation to the businesses built on Stripe and their end customers to manage our users’ data with integrity, trust, and transparency. It is the Security organization’s mission to safeguard our users’ data and maintain their trust.

We’re looking for an experienced leader who is excited to lead, mentor and grow both managers and engineers on teams spanning the privacy domain. This leader will be chartered with developing the strategic roadmap and long term vision for Privacy Products at Stripe, with a focus on building differentiated privacy products that provide transparency to our users about Stripe’s data practices, give users choices and controls about their data, and meet our users’ expectations for how Stripe handles and safeguards their data.

You will:

  • Develop the long-term vision and strategy for the team, prioritize accordingly, and create execution roadmap
  • Support the engineering team in achieving a high level of technical quality, reliability, and ease-of-use
  • Manage processes to help the team do its best work and engage effectively with the rest of Stripe
  • Mentor and coach managers to create healthy and well-executing teams
  • Develop engineers on the team, helping them advance in their careers
  • Recruit great engineers, in collaboration with Stripe’s recruiting team
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Stripe’s engineering management team

You may be a good fit if:

  • You have low ego and bring a high degree of empathy
  • You encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive and challenging
  • You have a passion for building teams that include identities, backgrounds, and experiences that reflect those of our ideal user base
  • You’re excited to help engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers
  • You have a track record of leading productive engineering teams, while attracting great teammates
  • You are extremely customer focused and committed to providing a wonderful user experience
  • You thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • You are clear and persuasive in writing and in person
  • You bring excitement for collaborating cross functionally with engineering and business teams, think rigorously, and make hard decisions and tradeoffs

An ideal candidate has the following experience:

  • You have experience growing teams of 25+ engineers 
  • You have managed managers for 3+ years.
  • You have experience building user facing products  
  • You have worked on security engineering, specifically within the privacy domain, for 4+ years

What’s it like to work at Stripe?

Stripe is helping the internet fulfill its potential as a platform for economic progress by building software tools that accelerate global economic access and technological development. Stripe makes it easy to start, run and scale an internet business from anywhere in the world.

Stripe is, at its heart, an engineering company. To provide a missing pillar of core internet infrastructure, we hire people with a broad set of technical skills (and from a wide variety of backgrounds) who are ready to take on some of the most challenging problems in the industry – from reliably handling 100M API requests per day, to building adaptive machine learning as a result of years of data science and infrastructure work, and enabling entrepreneurs worldwide to start a global internet business.

We look at Stripe as a constant work in progress and the same is true of our people; for all of us, we believe the best is yet to come. We’re here to support each other in our curiosity and creativity – which we pursue through thoughtful discussion and knowledge-sharing among a diverse set of peers and colleagues.

We encourage all engineers to transition teams once every year and a half and also take on short-term projects with other teams across Stripe. This enables engineers to learn how different parts of Stripe work while also establishing stronger ties and cross-pollination between groups.

We contribute to existing open-source projects and the people working on them, and we release several tools as open-source.

We want to work in a company of warm, inclusive people who treat their colleagues exceptionally well. The kind of people who are committed to going out of their way to help other Stripes in the short-term and pushing them to improve over the long-term (by helping them to get better at what they do).

We’re a highly cross-functional organization and view that as part of the fun: we design our space to encourage as much collaboration as possible. We have long tables in the kitchen for a reason (to enable everyone to meet new people and learn from them). We also have a culture of transparency that we carry through to email communication, ensuring that Stripes all around the world have the information they need to make good local decisions.

In both our products and our people, we aim to reflect, represent and advocate for all of our users, globally. Our users transcend geography, culture and language; what we share, collectively, is a drive to create a fairer, more economically interconnected world.

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.

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