Software Engineer, Network

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 Network Infrastructure team at Stripe owns core network components
used by all product teams to build micro-services 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, Kubernetes, AWS EC2, and AWS
networking components. 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

What you’ll do

As a Distributed Systems Engineer for Compute, you will play a key 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.

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


  • Build a great customer experience for internal Stripe teams using your
  • Design, build, and maintain 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 prioritisation

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 or
    devops automation role
  • Networking experience (development or system administration) 
  • 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
  • Experience with AWS network components (VPC, security groups, DNS
    Route 53, NLB, gateways, etc.)
  • Experience with Terraform

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.