Plaid

Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack (Developer Experience)

Plaid

March 6, 2021

San Francisco, CA, US

We're looking for a Full-Stack Engineer with experience building internal and external self-serve products to help us ensure that the next generations of fintechs are built on Plaid. We are looking for engineers who understand what it means to discover and build scalable products that help our customers solve their business use cases. This means being able to work across the entire stack when needed, working with partners and setting the long-term technical direction for new products.
Our engineering culture is IC-driven—we favor bottom-up ideation and empowerment of our team. As a result we are looking for engineers who are excited by leading projects through setting technical direction and mentoring those around them. We are looking for engineers who are motivated by creating impact for our consumers and customers, growing together as a team, shipping the MVP, and leaving things better than we found them. Apply if you care about building products from scratch, helping internal and external customers scale their business, designing full-stack systems, scalability, performance, and directly working with your partners.
We're guided by our principles, including impact, growing together, embracing openness and positivity, and inventing tomorrow; we're looking for people motivated by those same principles. What excites you
    • Building products with impact: your work will touch tens of millions of end-users, the best applications in FinTech, and major financial institutions
    • Product mindset. You understand that building the right tools and systems can impact millions of users.
    • Adaptability. Most of our engineers work across the entire stack, touching everything from the front end to our core infrastructure.
    • You are able to work across the entire stack when needed, collaborate with Product & Design to set the long-term technical direction for new & existing products.
What excites us
    • A strong sense of ownership
    • 5+ years of experience building products,
    • Someone who actively considers the fine balance between shipping speed and perfection.
    • Experience with (and passion for) APIs, scalability, and performance
    • Experience using data to do analysis and build products
    • Working on both the 0 to 1 stage and the 1 to 10 stage of problems
    • A record of mentoring experienced engineers around you and helping them grow.
    • Experience with full-stack development, including building server-side components (Python, Go, PHP, or Java)
    • Background in computer science, engineering, or another related field
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.