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Principal Software Engineer - Infrastructure

Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our open API provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Uber, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Block, to manage payment operations in real-time. 

Our team is a mix of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. Marqeta was named a 2022 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, highlighting our company culture and collaborative work environment. We are building a global team as diverse as the markets we serve and we’d love it if you joined us on our mission to change the way money moves. 

We’re a remote-first company. You have the choice to work from wherever you’re happiest and most productive, whether that’s from home, a co-working space, or one of our four global offices, depending on your location. It’s uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you’re not far off, we want to hear from you.

Position Summar

The Marqeta platform is built by developers for developers! We enable payment authorization decisioning, cardholder data security, instant card issuing, in-app provisioning directly to digital wallets, and real-time funding with our exclusive Just-in-Time (JIT) funding.

Within Marqeta, the SRE Engineering team is responsible for empowering our product engineering teams to develop and deploy their services on the infrastructure that we create and maintain.

You’ll be part of the SRE group and will work closely with other engineers to create and maintain the cloud infrastructure.

What you'll do

  • Help define the future of, and contribute directly to, Marqeta's cloud infrastructure

  • Define a roadmap for all engineering teams to utilize fully automated, self-service, highly scalable, cost-efficient, observable, auditable and reliable infrastructure services as standard practice 

  • Develop and champion architectural changes that impact the entire company to solve scalability, performance and reliability issues

  • Work cross-functionally to support the engineering organizations

  • Develop proof-of-concepts and/or enhancements to our infrastructure tooling and automation

What we're looking for

  • A willingness to learn on the job and take on tasks as needed

  • Experience with AWS tools and systems

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Strong DevOps/SRE knowledge and experience in multiple areas including scripting, IaC, automation, configuration management, and containerization/container orchestration

  • Knowledge of Linux architecture, administration, troubleshooting, and production operations

  • Ability to collaborate with a remote team across several time zones

  • Experience with Python or similar scripting languages


  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible, or Saltstack
  • Experience in the payments industry

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Employee insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for dependents and pets
  • Family forming benefits including fertility support and up to 20 weeks Parental Leave
  • Free therapy sessions, financial coaching, and a Wellness stipend
  • Monthly stipend to support our hybrid work model 
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation

Learn more about Marqeta on our Website, Twitter and LinkedIn.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on any legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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