Software Engineer, Core Infrastructure

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

About the team

The Core Infrastructure org at Stripe is in charge of building and
operating infrastructure services and cloud technologies used by product
teams to launch new product offering/features which support our
business. This includes defining and driving the vision necessary to
achieve best of breed scale and availability. We continuously invest in
building new distributed services and scaling existing technologies
while working with various teams to meet their current and future

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 Core Infrastructure
organization is composed of teams that manage mission critical platforms
and infrastructure services that power all of Stripe. 

What you’ll do

As a Software Engineer, for the Infrastructure team, 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.
Examples include control plane services responsible for managing our
primary database infrastructure as well as building automation around
managing cloud components for compute and networking. You will also
build a great customer experience for internal Stripe teams that build
on your software  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


  • Design, build, and maintain distributed cloud infrastructure and
    platform 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

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

  • 2-10 years of professional experience in a software development role
  • Experience using one of the major cloud providers
  • A strong engineering background in building platform services and/or
    distributed systems at scale
  • Experience developing, maintaining and debugging distributed systems
  • Experience with operational excellence and a deep understanding of
    metrics, alarms and dashboards

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience on popular cloud technologies - AWS/Azure/GCP/Oracle Cloud
  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Experience working with Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience in Networking and Traffic Systems at scale
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases 
  • Experience handling critical incidents for production systems

Pay and benefits

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.

Office locations



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.