Principal Software Engineer

  • Contract
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 6 days ago



Marqeta is on a mission to vary the way in which cash strikes. We’re one of many earliest enablers of embedded finance, a market alternative sized up within the trillions. Our card issuing platform offers unprecedented flexibility and management for corporations to concern playing cards, authorize transactions, and handle fee operations in actual time.   Marqeta is powering probably the most well-known manufacturers within the new financial system (Block, Money App, Affirm, Instacart, Doordash, Uber, Walmart, and many others). At present practically 8 out of 10 Individuals use a product powered by Marqeta each week. That is the chance of a lifetime to work with innovators world wide and unlock equitable monetary entry for all.

We’re on the lookout for a Principal Software program Engineer to supply technical management for creating our Buyer Migration Platform at Marqeta. It is a newly shaped space of focus, and we’re on the lookout for a powerful technical chief with deep expertise in growing finish to finish migrations from scratch. This chief will develop a repeatable course of and reusable software program parts for a extremely difficult and sophisticated ecosystem.

We work Flexible First. This position could be carried out remotely wherever inside the USA  or from our Oakland, California workplace. We’d love so that you can be part of us!

What you will do

  • Accomplice with product groups to contribute to the event of progressive, giant scale migration experiences by incorporating insights from technical engagements and dealing carefully with key prospects and companions.
  • Architect, design and develop the software program techniques and take a look at automations to make buyer migrations a repeatable and environment friendly course of
  • Be hands-on with coding frequently in fashionable/business customary programming languages comparable to Java, Python and SQL
  • Create technical roadmaps, creator designs and construct key parts of the techniques that allow supply of top quality, extremely scalable, extremely safe and operationally environment friendly migration techniques to our prospects.
  • Drive group huge technical adjustments by means of authoring designs, mentoring and guiding technical leads, influencing stakeholders and establishing success metrics
  • Increase the talent units of these round you and make Marqeta higher by means of your presence. Mentor different engineers on the crew, drawing in your expertise to supply considerate course
  • Apply and evangelize fashionable greatest practices in your software program designs and implementations

What we’re on the lookout for

  • 15+ years of hands-on software program engineering with a Bachelor’s diploma; or 12 years and a Grasp’s diploma; or a PhD with 8 years expertise. In lieu of a level, 18+ years of related expertise might suffice.
  • 8+ years of expertise with information in constructing information pipelines for prime quantity, selection and velocity of information and main giant scale information (not simply infrastructure) migrations
  • Be an information champion! Palms-on expertise and experience in SQL – sufficient to ramp up a crew of software program engineers and construct the information muscle within the crew
  • Expertise growing and proudly owning scalable microservices on cloud platforms like AWS (most well-liked), Azure, or GCP
  • In-depth data and expertise of cloud native providers for software program and information engineering, ideally on AWS
  • Palms-on expertise on a contemporary cloud information warehouse like Snowflake (most well-liked), BigQuery or Redshift
  • Expertise working in fashionable software program engineering ecosystems that leverage frameworks, methodologies and applied sciences comparable to CI/CD, containerized apps, Agile (Scrum)
  • Wonderful collaboration, communication (verbal and written) and management abilities. Can successfully lead a venture and work cross-functionally with different organizations

Good to haves

  • Area expertise in Funds or Fintech business usually
  • Expertise with all three flavors of databases – relational, non-relational and information warehouse on cloud comparable to MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Snowflake, BigQuery, Redshift

Your Supervisor

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Typical Course of

  • Utility submission
  • Recruiter video name
  • Coding Interview
  • Digital “Onsite” 
  • Supply!

Visa Sponsorship

  • We don’t at the moment help any new sponsorship alternatives however will think about sponsorship transfers for this position

Compensation and Advantages 

Marqeta is a Flex First firm which lets you select your greatest working surroundings, whether or not that be from dwelling or at an organization workplace. To help Flex First, we calibrate pay to a aggressive worth based on working location. Compensation is aligned based on three tiers inside the US:

  • Nationwide: A baseline tier that applies to a lot of the geographic territory of the US.
  • Premium: Barely elevated from the Nationwide tier, and oriented towards a narrower set of upper cost-of-living areas, comparable to Los Angeles CA and Seattle WA
  • Premium Plus: A tier for the costliest working areas, just like the San Francisco Bay space and New York Metropolis.

Go to this page or seek the advice of with a Recruiter to find out which tier can be relevant to you.

When figuring out salaries, we think about a number of elements together with, however not restricted to, abilities, prior expertise, and work location. The brand new-hire base wage vary for this place is:

  • Nationwide: $168,000 – $224,000
  • Premium: $189,000 – $253,000
  • Premium Plus: $210,000 – $280,000

We additionally consider in recognizing the contributions of our individuals. That is why we award annual bonuses to eligible staff, rewarding each particular person efficiency and the success of the whole firm.

Together with financial compensation, Marqeta gives:

  • A number of medical health insurance choices
  • Versatile break day – take what you want
  • Retirement financial savings program with firm contribution
  • Fairness in a publicly-traded firm and an Worker Inventory Buy Program
  • Household-forming advantages, fertility help, and as much as 20 weeks of Parental Go away
  • Free remedy periods, monetary {and professional} teaching, and authorized recommendation
  • Month-to-month stipend to help our distant work mannequin
  • Annual “growth {dollars}” to help our individuals development and growth

Equal Alternative, Lodging, and Privateness

Marqeta is proud to be an equal alternative employer that offers consideration to all certified candidates, no matter any traits protected by regulation. This contains (however will not be restricted to) race, shade, faith, intercourse, sexual orientation, gender id, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, genetic data, shade, ancestry, and Veteran standing. We think about certified candidates from all backgrounds, with out regard to felony histories, in accordance with relevant authorized necessities.

Our dedication to variety and inclusion extends past the classes above. Evaluation Marqeta’s ESG Report to see that dedication in motion. Fostering an surroundings the place everybody feels valued and revered creates a stronger and extra progressive crew at Marqeta. We have a good time the distinctive contributions of every particular person and empower all members of our group. Be part of us in constructing an organization the place variety thrives and everybody could be their genuine selves.

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