Lead Full Stack Engineer

  • Marqeta, Inc
  • Oakland, CA
  • 29/06/2020
Full time IT - Systems Engineering IT - Software Development

Job Description

Named as a Forbes Fintech 50 the last two years in a row, Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our modern card issuing platform, open API, and advanced analytics provide unprecedented control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions and manage payment operations in real-time.

We are a team of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards creativity and perseverance.

Marqeta is proud of its Oakland roots and strives to build a global team as diverse as the markets we serve, staying true to our values to Connect the Customer, Find a Way, Make Simple, Take Risk and Build One Marqeta. We are not expecting any single candidate to meet all job requirements listed below, so please apply. It’s an exciting time to join Marqeta. As we grow, your career and opportunities will grow as well.

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 Full Stack engineer you will work with a wide range of systems, processes and technologies to own and solve problems from end-to-end. We’re looking for people with extensive experience architecting solutions in both back-end and front-end. You should be comfortable in dealing with lots of moving pieces, have strong attention to detail, and be comfortable learning new technologies and systems.

As a Full Stack Engineer on the Developer Experience Team you will work on challenges like:
  • Onboarding developers onto our platform quickly and easily.
  • Creating personalized, on-demand sandboxes.
  • Enabling integration certification to be self-serve via dashboard interfaces.
  • Increasing developer knowledge and understanding of our platform through innovative tools and features.
  • Improving the usability of our API using a data-driven approach.
  • Building out of this world frontend experiences for our customers, internal and external

Primary Responsibilities
  • Architect, design and develop large, complex projects.
  • Conceptualize new features and services with engineers, product managers, customer success teams and designers
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team on architecture, APIs, and new microservices
  • Learn new frameworks and technologies and use them to solve current problems
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers
  • Partner with Product Managers to scope and estimate new work
  • Uplift those around you and make Marqeta better through your presence. Mentor other engineers on the team, drawing on your experience to provide thoughtful direction

  • 6+ years of experience as an engineer
  • We use Java, Python, JavaScript & Ruby throughout the business but welcome experience in different programming languages
  • Experience working with modern web frameworks such as React
  • Experience with mentoring other Engineers
  • Ability to Influence Manager and teammates with the development strategy
  • 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

  • Rich suite of benefit plans; employee premiums paid 100%
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Full paid Parental Leave
  • $250 Monthly Stipend to cover: Cell phone, internet Connectivity & Commuting (3C)
  • Pet insurance
  • 401k plan with a Company match
  • Competitive pay
  • Meaningful equity
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation
  • Monthly commuter and parking subsidy
  • Open, transparent culture that includes All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsites, etc.
  • Access to corporate gym membership rates, other discounts and employee perks
  • Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays and more!

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 or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.