Infrastructure Engineer - Orchestration

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 Orchestration team with Compute at Stripe is in charge of building
the core infrastructure used by product teams to build microservices
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 & Kernel,
Kubernetes, and AWS EC2. 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, help entrepreneurs start an internet
business from anywhere in the world, and more. The Compute organization
is composed of teams that manage our OS components, cloud
infrastructure, Linux servers, container orchestration, and deployments.
As an Engineer in Compute, you will play a key leadership role in
enabling Stripe’s infrastructure to power all of our products, globally
and at scale. Your solutions will allow our business to scale and
achieve a best in class price/performance ratio.

What you’ll do

As an Infrastructure Engineer for Orchestration, you will be part of a
team that is in charge of building the core infrastructure used by
product teams to build micro-services which support our business. You
will also build a great customer experience for internal Stripe teams
using your infrastructure and play a key role in enabling Stripe’s
infrastructure to power all of our products, globally and at scale.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and operate distributed cloud infrastructure services
  • Work on scaling, automation, reliability and observability of
    infrastructure services
  • Operate your service, debug issues, and support customers
  • Participate in roadmap planning and prioritization
  • Onboard new engineers and present brown bag sessions to share your
    knowledge

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

  • 4+ years of professional experience in a software development role
  • Experience in managing Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience using one of the major cloud providers - AWS/Azure/OCI/GCP 
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • A strong engineering background in infrastructure services
  • Experience developing, maintaining and debugging distributed systems
  • Experience with ops culture and a deep understanding of metrics,
    alarms, and dashboards

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in a development team in AWS/Azure/OCI/GCP
  • Experience with Go

Pay and Benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $172,800 - $233,800. 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, Seattle, or New York

Remote locations

Remote in United States

Team

Infrastructure & Corporate Tech

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.