Experienced Software Engineer - Full Stack (Financial Institutions, Developer Experience)

United States | 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, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam. #LI-Remote

The Financial Institution Developer Experience team enables financial institutions to quickly develop financial APIs compatible with Financial Data Exchange (FDX). 

We believe that by enabling more self-serve onboarding for Financial Institutions, we can scale Plaid’s ability to work with even the smallest data suppliers and institutions, allowing us to better provide financial freedom to everyone.

As a member of the team, you will lead both frontend and backend development and collaborate with cross functional partners to set and track goals. Additionally, you'll mentor and facilitate growth of team members - setting a bar of high engineering excellence and holding the team accountable for it.

What excites you

  • Building products with real impact: your work will touch tens of millions of end-users, the best applications in FinTech, and major financial institutions
  • Working across multiple teams to tackle ambiguous and ambitious problems
  • Building a strong sense of community within your team
  • Working on both the 0 to 1 stage and the 1 to 10 stage of problems

What excites us

  • You have a strong sense of ownership
  • You’ve built high impact products end to end
  • You have domain expertise in frontend development and enjoy evangelizing the value of it to others
  • You’ve always demonstrated customer obsession: proactively understanding your audience and addressing their needs
  • You have a successful track record of mentoring engineers around you and helping them grow
  • You actively consider the fine balance between shipping speed and perfection

Target base salary for this role is between $162000 and $243000 per year. Additional compensation in the form(s) of equity and/or commission are dependent on the position offered. Plaid provides a comprehensive benefit plan, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k). Pay is based on factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience and skillset, and location. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans. 
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