Chicago, Seattle, or New York City. Remote in North America only

Full time

Technical Services

Specialist Solutions Architect

Chicago, Seattle, or New York City. Remote in North America only

Full time

Technical Services

Stripe’s Solutions Architecture team works with engineering teams at large enterprise and high-growth companies building on top of Stripe. Specialist Solutions Architects are product and industry experts who solve complex problems with cross-functional teams, develop elegant solutions, and act as a resource for other SAs at Stripe. As a Specialist Solutions Architect, you’ll deliver reference solutions and guidance based on representative use cases across Stripe’s products.

You will:

  • Provide guidance for other Solutions Architects and develop elegant solutions for Stripe’s customers
  • Act as an escalation point, using your advanced knowledge to drive our most complex technical issues to resolution with Stripe’s engineering team
  • Identify and summarize product, industry, and implementation trends, and provide actionable insights to product stakeholders and sales 
  • Create and refine reference solutions based on product enhancements and feedback from customers, creating an active feedback loop between users and product teams

We are looking for someone who has:

  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineer or architect
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering and architecture patterns, with the ability to understand how a wide variety of technologies and systems interact with each other
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, comfortable explaining complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Interest in solving open ended business problems with a combination of technology and creative thinking
  • A passion for learning about and researching current and emerging products to develop innovative solutions

You also likely have:

  • Experience integrating Stripe or other RESTful APIs into web applications
  • Experience with online and in-person payments, subscriptions, card issuing, or other relevant concepts
  • Deep experience in systems design, with a background building and deploying complex applications
  • Experience as a subject matter expert in a relevant industry, vertical or product

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.

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