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Senior Software Engineer - Security

Company: Marqeta, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer - Security
at Marqeta
Remote, USA
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 Square, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Uber, 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 is certified as 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 can work where you work best whether that's from home, from a co-working space, or from one of our four global offices. It's uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you're not far off we absolutely want to hear from you!
Position Summary
Marqeta is growing a Security Engineering team with the goal of setting a new industry standard for security in the payments space. -
We are looking for software engineers (full-stack or backend) who are interested in building a securable, scalable, easy to use platform for Identity and Access Management within Marqeta Services. You will work directly with other engineering teams to integrate with the services and tools you built, owning security end to end at Marqeta. Your projects will cross multiple technology stacks and services, including a variety of languages and frameworks. -
Security Engineering at Marqeta is a remote-first team and headquartered in Oakland, California.
What you'll do


  • Build scalable platform services and libraries with a particular focus on creating reliable, robust software systems that fail gracefully
  • Apply engineering principles from your professional experience when building the best software possible for the security organization as a whole
  • Mentor junior engineers as they work closely with you day to day, learning from you and becoming the seasoned engineers they are destined to be

    What we're looking for

    • 5 or more years of relevant work experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Employ strong collaboration patterns and enjoy creating positive cross-team dynamics
    • Experience with software development practices like agile
    • Demonstrated experience shipping products or services in a Java environment
    • Experience with SQL or other data storage technologies
    • Experience with one or more cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, or GCP

      Nice to haves

      • Prior experience using mTLS, PKI and related technologies
      • Prior experience in additional languages like python, golang, C, C++, or Rust
      • Experience in Payments or Financial Services
      • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management best practices and protocols, such as OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML, MFA, and SCIM
      • Understanding of OWASP Top 10, Application Security tooling, and Content Security Policies
      • Experience with kubernetes or related containerization technologies

        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 include fertility support and up to 20 weeks of 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 , and .
          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.
          Our applies to the personal data that you directly provide to us or that we collect during the application and candidate recruitment process.

Keywords: Marqeta, Inc., Oakland , Senior Software Engineer - Security, IT / Software / Systems , Oakland, California

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