Stripe is hiring a

Backend Engineer, Disputes

Seattle, United States

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 career.

About the team

The Disputes team builds and maintains products to support our users in recouping funds from payment disputes in the most efficient way for their businesses. We’re responsible for the products that provide insights into, responses to, and outcomes of, online payment disputes, as well as building the infrastructure with issuers, financial partners and third parties to support these products. 

We are part of the larger Payins organization that builds products and platforms to help users accept payments from customers, including the APIs for configuring and processing payments, and Cards, our highest volume and most complex method for accepting payments.

What you’ll do

The Payins team is looking for a backend engineer to help build and operate our systems and APIs. Engineers work on scalable and reliable services that move money across hundreds of countries over tens of payment methods. We design, implement, and maintain the foundational product architecture of our core Payments APIs, ensuring payments can be collected quickly, reliably, and cost effectively.


  • Scope, design, build, and maintain APIs, services, and large-scale systems that reliably and efficiently handle billions of money movement requests.
  • Apply a detail-oriented mindset to dissect information, analyze data, and detect patterns that lead to cost savings
  • Debug and solve critical production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
  • Mentor early-career engineers to help them grow
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the company to build new features at large-scale, while improving internal engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Collaborate effectively in a distributed and hybrid team, maintaining open communication and strong connections with colleagues

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 requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Are able to write high quality code in a programming language (e.g. Ruby, Scala, Go, Java)
  • Understand good practices of building and working with APIs
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different areas of expertise. Engineering works closely with a variety of teams: Sales and Support to better understand our customers’ needs, Legal and Accounting to understand how global policies influence our money-moving infrastructure, etc.

Preferred qualifications

  •  Prior knowledge in financial technology space, particularly in payment processing

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