Backend / API Engineer, Identity Core


India Remote Remote for candidates in India

Full time



Mar 16

Backend / API Engineer, Identity Core

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


About the team

The Identity Core team handles the platform for Stripe Identity. Stripe

Identity lets merchants programmatically confirm the identity of global

users so they can prevent attacks from fraudsters while minimizing

friction for legitimate customers. For more details please read the

public documentation - The team

enables well-intentioned persons and legal entities to engage with the

financial ecosystem with ease, regardless of geography. 

  • Simplicity: For well-intentioned users, Stripe’s verification
  • experiences feel invisible. 
  • Confidence and Scalability: For platforms, we provide a
  • first-in-class experience building on Stripe, giving them confidence
  • to scale without fear of adverse action from regulators or financial
  • institutions. 

Observability: For internal stakeholders, we make it easy to know our

customers at scale. This enables Stripe to launch new products and new

markets while managing regulatory, partnership, and business risks.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a Software Engineer that will help architect and

design this system from ground up. You will work across a variety of

projects and initiatives while also mentoring and growing others on the



  • Design, build, and maintain services and systems that power Stripe’s
  • financial data management infrastructure
  • Build a great customer experience for non-engineers to reason with
  • Financial data
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the
  • stack
  • Work with engineers across the company to build new features at
  • large-scale
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

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


Minimum requirements

  • You have a strong technical background, including 8+ years of
  • experience with system architecture and designing distributed systems
  • handling large amounts of data
  • Has experience and interest in working on systems like Hadoop, Spark,
  • Presto, Iceberg, and Airflow
  • Can debug complex problems across the whole stack
  • Focuses on the needs of our users, both internal and external
  • Holds themselves and others to a high bar when working with production
  • Has a metrics driven approach and can make informed decisions using
  • data
  • Is able to write high quality code in a programming language (e.g.
  • Java, Scala, Go)

Preferred qualifications

  •  Domain expertise in accounting or financial management is a plus but
  • not at all a requirement

Pay & Benefits

Stripe does not yet include pay ranges in job postings in every country. Stripe strongly values pay transparency and is working toward pay transparency globally in 2023.

Office locations - Bengaluru

Remote locations - Remote in India

Job type -Full time

We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

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