Stripe is hiring an

Engineering Manager, Tax Compliance

Dublin, Ireland

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 primary goals of the team are to ensure compliance for Stripe and our merchants across the tax liabilities that incur as a result of fees for services and goods. To achieve this means being plugged into every part of the organization where a transaction occurs. 

Our team works cross-functionally and with large datasets of information to ensure that Stripe and its merchants meet all relevant tax requirements in an efficient and timely manner. 

What you’ll do

Engineering Managers at Stripe are responsible for the success of their team. You’ll be deeply involved in the engineering and design processes as well as coaching, mentoring, and leading the team. You’ll have a deep understanding of how to drive efficient engineering teams and you’ll have a strong user-focus. You’ll be working with engineers on creating technical solutions and communicating effectively across teams and senior leadership. 


  • Work with a team of talented engineers and product managers to solve challenging problems for our users.
  • Drive the roadmap and priorities for your team, and work with dependencies across the company.
  • Be deeply involved in our new product launch and subsequent feature launches.
  • Support the engineering team in achieving a high level of technical excellence and stability.
  • Manage processes to help the team do its best work and interface effectively with the rest of Stripe.
  • Recruit, coach and develop engineers.
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as a member of Stripe’s engineering management team.

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

  • You’ve managed engineering teams that have built and shipped products at scale.
  • You have great product taste and a track record of taking complex problems and solving them elegantly.
  • You enjoy diving into and deeply understanding the businesses that use Stripe.
  • You work very well cross-functionally, and are able to think rigorously and make hard decisions and tradeoffs.
  • You are capable of working in ambiguous fast-moving environments and have a curiosity to learn the domain to a deep level.
  • You thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • You encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive and challenging.
  • You’re technical enough to ask engineers good questions about architecture and product decisions.
  • You have at least 3 years of engineering management experience and 6 years of overall software development experience.

Preferred qualifications

  • Domain experience in fintech or a regulated industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar relevant background
  • Experience working in a geographically distributed company

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