Head of Brand Risk

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 Brand Risk group develops processes, solutions, product controls and
detection systems to ensure compliant use of Stripe’s platform and
products, and protect Stripe and our users while minimizing friction. We
collaborate with partners across Risk, Engineering, Product and
Operations to design and implement best-in-class enforcement strategy,
and play a critical role in Stripe’s risk management efforts.

What you’ll do

We are looking for a leader to join the group, work cross-functionally
and lead critical projects to ensure merchants’ integrity. You will lead
a talented team of analytical subject matter experts, drive the
development of robust, global detection and intervention capabilities,
and identify ways to reduce user friction. You will set the roadmap and
the long term strategy for your area to achieve ambitious business


  • Drive and own a global enforcement development roadmap, and bring
    strategic leadership and risk management vision
  • Build relationships and partner with stakeholders across Risk,
    Engineering, Ops, Data Science, and others to drive the domain
  • Build expertise and deep know-how around Stripe’s policies, standards
    and requirements, as well as enforcement capabilities, tools and
  • Bring a user-centric approach to brand risk management, and consider
    risk vs reward in all decision making 
  • Develop governance, escalations and decision making frameworks
  • Lead, mentor and grow a high-performing 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

Minimum requirements

  • 10+ years professional experience in a related field, such as Risk,
    Compliance, or Trust & Safety, within a fast paced, high growth
  • 4+ years of direct people management experience, and demonstrated
    ability to develop and nurture talent
  • Strong data analysis and / or technical background. You have hands-on
    experience using data, and worked closely with engineers and data
    scientists to build systems and / or deliver insights
  • An analytical approach to decision-making. You are analytical,
    objective and skilled at using metrics to drive decisions
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and relationship building skills,
    with an ability to influence stakeholders and leadership
  • Demonstrated project management skills and a track record for building
    and scaling programs from the ground up

Preferred qualifications

  •  Experience with SQL or a willingness to learn is a strong plus

Pay and Benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $189,700 - $267,800. 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.

Office locations

South San Francisco HQ, or New York

Remote locations

Remote in United States



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.