Job Directory Lead Engineer, Web

Lead Engineer, Web
Oakland, CA

Companies like
are looking for tech talent like you.

On Hired, employers apply to you with up-front salaries.
Sign up to start matching for free.


Job Description

Named as a Forbes Fintech 50 in 2019, Marqeta powers modern payment solutions for companies innovating new services and process flows in a digital world. Our platform, open API, and advanced analytics provide unprecedented control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions and manage payment operations in real-time.

We are a team of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. We power possibilities for our customers by bringing the best talent together in an open and collaborative work environment that rewards creativity and perseverance.

Marqeta is proud of its Oakland roots and strives to build a global team as diverse as the markets we serve, staying true to our values to Connect the Customer, Find a Way, Make Simple, Take Risk and Build One Marqeta. We are not expecting any single candidate to meet all job requirements listed below, so please apply. It's an exciting time to join Marqeta. As we grow, your career and opportunities will grow as well.

Position Summary

As a Lead Software Engineer on our web team, you will lead the technical direction of a highly collaborative team to deliver our next generation of payments applications. You will be responsible for supporting the web team and web team products with your deep expertise, strong mentorship and architectural guidance - all towards the goal of building web applications that are flexible, reliable, secure and a joy to use.

Primary Responsibilities

* Building high quality web products
* Owning a wide range of projects from concept, through implementation, to deployment
* Mentoring other engineers to develop their skills, build collaboration and optimize the collective performance of the team
* Providing code reviews, teaching with pair-programming, and giving compelling tech talks
* Focus on continually improving your skills as a software engineer by pursuing learning opportunities and exploring new tools
* Ability to augment every team you work on as as the "go to" technical expert in multiple domains, as a clear communicator and as an effective collaborator


* 7+ years of web development experience
* Javascript Mastery
* Front-end mastery including HTML/CSS, page render lifecycle and site performance optimization
* Experience leading multiple cross-functional projects from design through to production deployment
* Experience building and working with RESTful JSON APIs
* Experience building and working on large-scale websites, with attention to scalability and performance concerns
* Experience working with Ruby and Rails
* Experience with React and ES6 Features
* Experience leading/creating development life cycle and Git workflows for teams
* Comfortable with Relational Databases such as MySQL or Postgres

Bonus points

* Previous experience in the payments industry
* Experience building Single Page Applications
* Experience with continuous integration and delivery
* Experience with Webpack and Babel
* Experience with AWS
* Experience working with microservices
* Experience working with Docker/containerization
* An active GitHub repository


* Rich suite of benefit plans; employee premiums paid 100%
* Generous Paid Time Off
* Full paid Parental Leave
* Pet insurance
* 401k plan with a Company match
* Competitive pay
* Meaningful equity
* Bi-annual "Hack Week" to support and reward innovation
* Monthly commuter and parking subsidy
* Open, transparent culture that includes All Hands meetings, Lunch-and-Learns, all-company offsites, etc.
* Access to corporate gym membership rates, other discounts and employee perks
* Fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches twice a week, breakfast on Fridays and more!

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. Marqeta is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Let your dream job find you.

Sign up to start matching with top companies. It’s fast and free.