Software Engineer, Local Payment Methods

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 payments products have helped to accelerate many of the world’s
most innovative companies, and the Payments Methods team owns one of
Stripe’s most critical workflows, a platform that processes billions of
dollars in payments annually. 

We see more and more payment methods coming to the Buy Now Pay Later,
Wallets, Bank Debits and Bank Transfers space. These provide more
benefits to merchants and enable functionality that was not present
before. These innovations are only increasing as new payment methods
come to market each month. The team is focused on increasing the
coverage and adoption of locally preferred payment methods for all our
users. This includes building the payment method platform and the
payment method integrations, and working on the adoption funnel to
increase usage.

What you’ll do

Backend Engineers at Stripe are comfortable working on new products
under fluid conditions, seamlessly balancing tactical and strategic


  • Scope and lead large technical projects, laying the groundwork for
    early-stage products to iteratively evolve and scale
  • Design, build, expand and maintain APIs and services
  • Work with our partners to launch new markets, payment methods, and
  • Align our technical decisions with Stripe’s broad strategic
    initiatives, while also advocating for needs specific to emerging new
  • Work with engineers across the company to understand when existing
    infrastructure can be leveraged vs. when building a bespoke solution
    is prudent
  • Develop and execute against both short- and long-term roadmaps. Make
    effective tradeoffs that consider business priorities, user
    experience, and a sustainable technical foundation
  • Teach and mentor both individual contributors and managers to become
    the next generation of leaders at Stripe. As a senior member on a new
    team, you will be looked to for guidance

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

  • Have a strong technical background, including 5+ years of experience
    designing and engineering large-scale systems
  • Understand good practices of building and working with APIs
  • Measure your success in terms of business impact, not lines of code
    Internalize the best ideas from across the organization, humbly
    setting a vision that others are excited to get behind
  • Work well cross-functionally and earn trust from co-workers at all
    levels. You are often cited as the inspiration for engineers that join
    your team
  • Care deeply about mentorship and growing engineers and managers
  • Prefer simple solutions and designs over complex ones, and have a good
    intuition for what will last and scale
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of
    expertise. Engineering works closely with a variety of teams: Sales
    and Support to better understand our customers’ needs, Legal and
    Accounting to understand how global policies influence our
    money-moving infrastructure, etc.

Preferred qualifications

  • Have experience in ensuring great user experience and ease of use of
    features and products you build.
  • Have experience with financial product companies and interest in
    financial products and markets.
  • Served as the technical lead and defined the roadmap for complex
    projects spanning multiple teams and functions.

Pay and benefits

The annual salary range for this role in the primary location is €76,500 - €103,500. This range may change if you are hired in another location. 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 specific location. Applicants interested in this role and who are not located in the primary location may request the annual salary range for their location during the interview process.

Specific benefits and details about what compensation is included in the salary range listed above will vary depending on the applicant’s location and can be discussed in more detail during the interview process. Benefits/additional compensation for this role may include: equity, company bonus or sales commissions/bonuses; retirement plans; health benefits; and wellness stipends.

Office locations

Dublin HQ, or Berlin



Job type

Full time

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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.