Software Engineer - Data Science Engineering, Core Data

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 Data Science team builds data and intelligence into our product,
sales, and operations. This spans across building data foundations and
applying statistical techniques and machine learning to measure and
optimize our product, build data-driven products, and conduct in-depth
analysis to inform strategic decisions.

What you’ll do

As a Senior Engineer you’ll be empowered to make decisions with a
significant impact on Stripe, and help guide our investments and
strategy while making our data reliable, secure, and a delight to
use. You will be a key contributor to the next-generation of our metrics
platform: from enabling metric accessibility and consistency to
revamping our data warehouse with a goal to drastically improve data
quality at scale. You will make a step-function difference in our
Product, Engineering, and Science teams’ ability to understand Stripe’s
business and make high-quality decisions that best serve our users.


  • Work closely with various cross-functional teams to develop and
    deliver tools or data structures to measure, optimize and scale our
    product offerings
  • Perform all of the necessary data transformations to serve products
    that empower data-driven decision making.
  • Engage with internal data platform and tools teams to prototype and
    validate tools developed in-house to derive insight from very large
    datasets or automate complex algorithms.
  • Scope, design and implement solutions that make the appropriate
    tradeoffs between resiliency, durability, and performance while
    maintaining a high level of data quality.

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

  • 5+ years of experience working on a large scale data warehouse,
    experimentation, personalisation or targeting platforms.
  • Strong coding skills in Scala, Python, Java or another language for
    building highly performant services
  • Strong understanding of and practical experience with systems such as
    Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Iceberg, and Airflow
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a talent for
    precise articulations of end-users problems.
  • Experience with data modeling, ETL (Extraction, Transformation &
    Load) concepts, and patterns for efficient data governance.
  • Experience building data-powered applications (either front-end or
    back-end development) through the entire lifecycle - requirements
    gathering, prototyping, development, testing, and deployment.


Pay and Benefits

The annual US base salary range for this role is $157,100 - $212,500. 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


Remote locations

Remote in United States, or Canada


Data & Data Science

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.