Technical Leader - Internal Platform

Remote | Full-time

We build simple yet innovative consumer products and developer APIs that shape how everybody interacts with money and the financial system.

We believe that the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and experiences that thousands of developers use to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo, SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 12,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote

The Internal Platform team’s mission is to empower everyone at Plaid to innovate quickly and responsibly as we scale the business significantly over the next decade.  We build the infrastructure and tools to ensure that Plaid’s services are highly reliable, our developers are able to build and operate their services rapidly and safely, and we operate Plaid services in a cost-effective way.

In this role, you will help define the technical strategy of the entire Internal Platform org, and be responsible for delivering on the key strategic initiatives.  You will directly lead some of the most impactful and complex initiatives, and guide a team of senior engineers in building excellent technical solutions.  You will collaborate with technical and product leaders across the entire company to define the long term architecture, as well as processes to support the scale of our business over the next decade.

What excites you

  • Building platform as a product: your work will impact the experience of tens of millions of end-users, the best applications in FinTech, and major financial institutions
  • Defining the technical strategy of Plaid’s infrastructure, and delivering exceptional results
  • Mentoring senior engineers around you and establishing a culture of technical excellence

What excites us

  • 10+ years of experience with a proven record of building highly reliable mission-critical infrastructure
  • Ability to operate in a high growth environment and be able to balance long term investments and delivering business value in the medium term
  • Excellent collaboration skills to partner with cross-functional stakeholders, and with the engineering teams to develop a strategy and to deliver results
  • Nice to have: mentoring senior engineers and establishing a culture of technical excellence
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at
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