Senior Software Engineer, Engineering Fundamentals at Marqeta (Remote)

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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

Our Platform is built by developers for developers! Marqeta’s platform enables payment authorization decisioning, cardholder data security, instant card issuing, in-app provisioning directly to digital wallets, and real-time funding with our exclusive Just-in-Time (JIT) funding. 

As a Backend Engineer, you will help us scale the technology as our business continues to grow while staying focused on shipping software that matters to our customers. You will help to innovate on various aspects of the platform used by our engineering organization to deliver high quality, highly scalable, and highly secure products to our customers

  • Building and driving the technical vision for new development platforms used across Marqeta to deliver our software
  • Card Fulfillment, Cases/Disputes Management, Tokenization, Commercial Payments, On-boarding, SDKs
  • Building a modern credit-issuing service to power the next generation of payment innovators
  • Multiplying the force of Marqeta’s product engineering by developing common foundational systems that are incorporated into all of Marqeta’s products
  • Web applications & products around fraud
What You’ll Do
  • Work with the organization and your product manager to build a long term technical vision for Marqeta’s software development platform.
  • Bring a metrics-focused mindset to infrastructure development that helps focus the team on building tools that create meaningful, measurable velocity for Marqeta’s engineers.
  • Build delightful platform tooling that helps Marqeta engineer’s focus on solving business problems, not infrastructure problems.
  • Help the team prioritize and ship features in line with your team’s roadmap.
  • Raise the skill sets of those around you and make Marqeta better through your presence. Mentor other engineers on the team, drawing on your experience to provide thoughtful direction.
  • Apply and evangelize modern best practices in your software designs and implementations.
What We’re Looking For
  • We are hiring Software Engineers with 4+ years of engineering experience. 
  • We use Java, Python, & Go throughout the business but welcome experience in different programming languages.
  • Experience in software delivery pipelines, CI/CD systems, and software deployment and orchestrations systems such as Kubernetes.
  • Experience building scalable software platforms 
  • Experience with transactional RDBMS such as MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL Server, or Oracle. Any experience with scaling large, transactional systems and data shading would be welcome.
  • A strong passion to write code with great quality and test coverage.
  • Strong communication skills - including the ability to listen to the needs of others and comprehend complex matters, articulate issues in a clear and concise manner, and present effectively in both oral and written presentations to all levels in the organization.
  • Team-oriented approach – can effectively lead a project or participate as an effective team member as well as work cross-functionally with other organizations.
Nice-to-haves
  • Experience with Payments
  • Production Experience with modern engineering and cloud tools
  • Having previously guided the transition of an organization from monolith-based development to microservices-based development

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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