Our platform is built by developers for developers.
Marqeta’s platform enables 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.
As a Lead Backend Engineer, you'll ship software that matters. You'll play an important role in helping Marqeta scale as the leader in Modern Card Issuing. You'll innovate on architecture, write impactful software and spend time mentoring engineers. Learn more about our Product and Engineering team.
You'll get the opportunity to contribute to:
We are hiring across multiple teams and at all levels.
As you go through our interview experience, we will work to identify the team that best aligns to your skills, experience, and interests.
IT Outsourcing & Consulting
500 - 1,000
$50M - $200M
IT Outsourcing & Consulting
Marqeta brings speed and efficiency to card issuing and payment processing with the world's first open API platform. Our platform was built from the ground up to power an innovative payment experience for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Today, Marqeta has 500+ employees and operates globally in the US, UK, EU, Canada and soon APAC. We have extensive partnerships with multiple banks and card networks including Visa, Mastercard & Discover and our solutions are used by innovators in digital banking, lending, e-commerce, on-demand services and more. We are proud of our Oakland roots... and strive to build a team as diverse as the markets we serve. Join us in reshaping the way payments are made.
The job skills required for Lead Software Engineer include AWS, Open source, Java, Python, Kubernetes, Docker, etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Lead Software Engineer. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Lead Software Engineer. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.
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The following is the career advancement route for Lead Software Engineer positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Lead Software Engineer, it can be promoted into senior positions as a Software Engineering Director that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Lead Software Engineer. You can explore the career advancement for a Lead Software Engineer below and select your interested title to get hiring information.
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