Staff Software Engineer - Issuing

| USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 145,000-195,000 Annually
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Lithic creates card issuing and payment infrastructure for technology companies that just works. We help some of the world’s fastest-growing digital banks, fintech companies, and software companies process billions in transactions annually.

We are hiring a Staff Software Engineer for our Card Program team to lead Lithic’s next phase of growth - you’ll be doing as much technical leadership as you will be writing code. The Card Program team maintains services that manage the entire lifecycle of a card, including card issuance, physical card manufacturing, digital wallet tokenization, as well as KYB/KYC. Additionally, the Card Program designs and maintains the stability of Lithic’s API (gateway, SDK), working with other Lithic teams to maintain our developer-first brand promise. You will become an expert in the card payments space. The team primarily uses Python and C++.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Ensure high reliability and availability for Lithic’s API
  • Lead development of new card lifecycle features (card issuance, tokenization, and physical card manufacturing)
  • Ensure that the team is delivering reliable, secure, and scalable code with minimal tech debt
  • Own initiatives from planning to launch, keeping stakeholders informed and aligned along the way
  • Lead efforts to improve systems and processes both within the team and across engineering 
  • Drive strategic planning in collaboration with the engineering manager and product manager
  • Mentor, sponsor, and empower team members to help them grow
  • Participate in the team on-call rotation


  • Experience shipping in production environment and leading projects 
  • Advanced distributed system instincts and design skills
  • Ability to lead large cross-functional projects and step in as a strong individual contributor
  • A proven commitment to empathy and inclusion
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Growth mindset and continuous desire to learn and improve is a must
  • An interest in fintech and the payments space is preferred

Base salary range for US candidates: $200,000 - $220,000



  • Health, vision, and dental insurance 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401(k) match 
  • Life Insurance and AD&D policy 
  • 3% cashback on all Privacy purchases
More Information on Lithic
Lithic operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Lithic was founded in 2014. It has 100 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Daily sync, Open door policy, OKR operational model and Team based strategic planning. To see all 3 open jobs at Lithic, click here.
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