Software Engineer, Crypto

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

Stripe’s mission is to increase the GDP of the internet. The promise of
crypto—digital money and a new internet—is squarely aligned with that
mission, and the Stripe Crypto team is dedicated to doing our part in
bringing that promise to life. Our approach is firmly rooted in
providing utility to the crypto ecosystem: our users need better
building blocks to accept payments, move funds, and exchange between
fiat and crypto. By focusing on these problems, we aim to build faster,
more trustworthy, and higher quality crypto-native experiences.

We’re a fairly new and exceptionally fast-moving team within Stripe,
having shipped multiple products in the past 12 months. In the next 12
months, we will bring those products to scale while also pursuing new
ones. We’re looking for engineers with prior experience in the
cryptocurrency space who are invigorated by the opportunity to bring
their existing expertise to benefit Stripe’s users. As a backend
engineer on the team, you will be asked to build crypto infrastructure,
and build the bridge between Stripe systems and web3 infrastructure.

What you’ll do


  • Design, build, and maintain core data models and internal APIs
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the
  • Work with engineers across the company to build new features at
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

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. 

Minimum requirements

  • Have experience developing in the cryptocurrency space in prior roles,
    both as a full-time job or on technically complex side projects.
  • Have a history of collaborating with and participating in the
    cryptocurrency and web3 communities.
  • Have experience building software and systems that strike the right
    balance amongst simplicity, flexibility, and safety. We work mostly in
    Ruby, with some Java. However, languages can be learned: we care much
    more about your general engineering skill than knowledge of a
    particular language or framework.
  • Hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production
  • Take pride in working on projects to successful completion involving a
    wide variety of technologies and systems.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders
    and subject matter experts


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

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.