Frontend Software Engineer at Marqeta

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Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our open API provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Uber, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Block, to manage payment operations in real-time. 

Our team is a mix of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. Marqeta was named a 2022 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, highlighting our company culture and collaborative work environment. We are building a global team as diverse as the markets we serve and we’d love it if you joined us on our mission to change the way money moves. 

We’re a remote-first company. You have the choice to work from wherever you’re happiest and most productive, whether that’s from home, a co-working space, or one of our four global offices, depending on your location. It’s uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you’re not far off, we want to hear from you.


Position Summary

This is an opportunity to become part of the Volt design system team! We are part of the larger Marqeta Dashboard team (see below), but we build interfaces and experiences which power all of MQ UI! Our users include various browser users, contributors from many teams who help us write our code, developers and feature teams across Marqeta who consume our components and libraries, designers and product roles who interact with any UI, and business stakeholders. We have enormous passion for creating best-in-class user experiences for all of our user groups! Everything we do should improve the quality of life for one or more of these groups.

Join the rapidly-growing Marqeta Dashboard team to help shape and drive a best-in-class user experience and build core features and functionality that benefit all of Marqeta’s customers, partners, and operational teams. The Marqeta Dashboard is a unified web application that empowers all users (internal Marqeta teams, Marqeta customers, bank partners, customer support teams, etc.) to better administer and manage their card and payment programs. The Dashboard is where many of Marqeta’s product experiences come to life, and where customer engagement happens. We support the entire customer journey, from pre-sales, to onboarding, to live customer experience and program optimization.

What You’ll Do
  • Author and maintain UI components, interfaces, and libraries for our global design system which are accessible, responsive, performant, scalable, robust, and developer friendly; help us raise the bar to make it best-in-class!
  • Build gorgeous, high quality, high performance, well tested, and well documented user experiences which ultimately increases velocity and improves the quality of life for one or more of our user groups
  • Work closely with designers, product managers, and engineers to implement the best solutions for our users
  • Act as liaison between product/design and engineering, provide technical guidance and coaching, and serve as advisor and support role for the design system to all teams
  • Contribute ideas and documentation for standards and best practices, as well as for continually improving the team’s efficiency, job enjoyment, and code quality
  • Continually work to improve the state of the design system for our users through collaboration, evaluation, and planned experimentation/POCs
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Pursue personal growth by maintaining an awareness of the state of technology, engineering techniques, and best practices of design systems
  • Evangelize the design system across the company
  • Facilitate special project planning including requirements elicitation, scoping, tech designs, and decision docs
What We’re Looking For

It’s uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you’re not far off, we want to hear from you.

  • Passion, passion, passion for building best-in-class user experiences for all of our user groups, including end users, consumers, contributors, and other stakeholders
  • Knowledge of web applications, the JavaScript ecosystem, browser/DOM APIs, and interacting with APIs
  • Experience with native web + browser technologies (HTML, CSS, JS) and familiarity with and interest/passion for building and maintaining extensible components, interfaces, and libraries for the browser using the modern web
  • Experience partnering with Product and Design to deliver high quality products
  • Experience building and maintaining beautiful, performant, and responsive systems of UI components from product/design specifications
  • Familiarity with web accessibility, performance, and responsive development
  • Experience or familiarity with front end tooling, such as bundling systems (Vite, Rollup, Webpack, etc.), package managers (NPM), testing frameworks (Jest, Cypress, etc.), linting tools (ESLint, Prettier, etc.), and Git
  • Constant thirst for improvement through collaboration, feedback, iteration, and planned experimentation
  • Ability to independently and collaboratively drive results
Nice-to-haves
  • Experience working in payments or a highly regulated industry
  • Experience with modern web frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc., we use React)
  • Experience or familiarity with React, Node.js, and GraphQL
  • Experience with PWA and progressive rendering
  • Experience with build and CI/CD pipeline tools
  • Experience or familiarity AWS and/or cloud architecture for resilient frontend applications
  • Experience working in a monorepo environment

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Employee insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for dependents and pets
  • Family forming benefits including fertility support and up to 20 weeks Parental Leave
  • Free therapy sessions, financial coaching, and a Wellness stipend
  • Monthly stipend to support our hybrid work model 
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation

Learn more about Marqeta on our Website, Twitter and LinkedIn.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on any legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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An Insider's view of Marqeta

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

For me, finding the balance between usability and scalability is very interesting, especially as Marqeta continues to grow. We’re doing cutting-edge work in fintech and there are plenty of opportunities to take on new projects in your role, improve current ones, and make a substantial impact at the company.

Crystal

Lead Software Engineer, Credit

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The mindset at Marqeta is so unique. I’ve been empowered in my role to make complex business decisions and have a hand in enabling innovators and disruptors to bring new payment solutions to the world. I think our expertise and ability to deliver modern technology in a complex industry, in addition to our people, is what makes us really special.

Santiago

Group Product Manager, Credit

How does the company support your career growth?

I’m a recent graduate and I love being surrounded by such open, supportive individuals. Engineers at Marqeta have access to early career support channels and career development sessions, ensuring we’re exposed to career opportunities across the organization. It’s empowering to know we’re encouraged to focus 
on our individual growth plans.

Aakanksha

Backend Software Engineer, Reconciliation

What is your vision for the company?

Ultimately, I’d like to issue a card on every single continent because we see that there’s FinTech’s being built from countries all over the world. It’s been interesting to see how modern card issuing, a category that we invented has grown. There’s still an extraordinary amount to do. New businesses are being invented every day that we can power.

Jason

CEO

What's something quirky about your company?

Marqeta is at that sweet spot as a company: we are established and stable, but you still have great opportunity to make an impact. It's never boring! I love getting to work on exciting, innovative products for our diverse set of customers.

Jamie

Senior Software Engineer

What are Marqeta Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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