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Lead 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 Summary

Marqeta is looking for talented software engineers to join our core Foundation Infrastructure team. You’ll write software that helps ensure visibility, life cycle management, compliance and security for our systems and infrastructure. 

What you'll do

  • Develop software and internal tooling to drive automation towards compliance, security and other areas of cloud infrastructure.  

  • Empowering engineering teams to self-serve infrastructure changes, while removing humans in the workflow.  

  • Work on tooling related to cloud governance; tagging, cost allocation, quarterly compliance reviews and others.  

  • Lead projects and drive them to completion. 

What we're looking for

  • Passionate about solving problems through your computer programs.  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  You’re able to write thoughtful design documentation and provide feedback for others.  

  • Know how to own and support positive outcomes.

  • Expert in automation and orchestration platforms (Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, etc.). Hands on experience designing and developing infrastructure and Database automation.

  • Experience automating in cloud environments, preferably Amazon Web Services. 


  • Knowledge of relational OLTP databases 

  • Cloud networking fundamentals 

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

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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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