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Manager, Software Engineer (Data Engineering)

MarqetaFull-time$100k - $250k*Vancouver, CanadaMay 21, 2024
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Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. We’re one of the earliest enablers of embedded finance, a market opportunity sized up in the trillions. Our card-issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real-time.   Marqeta is powering the most well-known brands in the new economy (Block, Cash App, Affirm, Instacart, Doordash, Uber, Walmart, etc.). Today nearly 8 out of 10 Americans use a product powered by Marqeta every week. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to work with innovators around the world and unlock equitable financial access for all.

This role can be performed remotely within the Toronto, ON or Vancouver, BC Metro Areas.  We’d love for you to join us!

Reporting to the Director of Data Platform, the Manager will be responsible for the Marqeta Parser Team. 

The Marqeta Parser team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency. Bringing an innovative, high tech, modern and inspiring approach that helps to align employees with Marqeta’s vision, fun culture and business strategy is essential. 

We are looking for a very strong, hands-on, and experienced technical leader to lead the development in the areas mentioned above. These will include architecture design, implementation, and production, in addition to team building. Since we are in a fast-growth mode, at the same time as growing the team, hands-on development work is expected. 

If you are passionate about large-scale platforms, data processing, enriching, serving technology, and value-added data products in the fast-growing payment space, this is an ideal opportunity for you to lead, contribute, impact, and further grow your career. As a key leader in the Data team, you will have the opportunity to influence and contribute to our vision, direction, strategy, and also find effective ways to empower internal and external partners/customers to generate business values.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop a vision, strategy, and roadmap to meet business objectives with existing or emerging technologies with other stakeholders and partners.
  • Work with team members and partners on analyzing technical and business problems (new or with existing systems) in Marqeta Parsing Service, identifying opportunities, designing ways to build new systems or make existing systems scalable, reliable, and performant to well serve customers, considering both short term and long term needs. Join forces with others on implementations, all the way to production deployment and execution.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership. Build and grow a healthy, highly performant and customer-centric team, attract high talents, provide effective coaching to team members. 
  • Advocate and practice engineering principles including Security/Privacy, Quality, Reliability, Usability, Scalability/Performance, Productivity/Efficiency, and Operability.
  • Define success metrics and SLAs, as well as track them toward agreed targets.
  • Operational Excellence: monitoring & operating production services including understanding user experience and ensuring happy customers.
  • Contribute to building Marqeta’s technology brand through internal and external initiatives.

What We’re Looking For 

  • 7+ years of industry experience in the data service and/or large-scale data applications. Experienced on a few of the production technologies we use including like AWS, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes
  • Proven record of building and growing strong/productive teams, including attracting high talents. Caring for team members and inspiring/empowering them to deliver outstanding business results.
  • Strong business and technical vision.
  • Strong customer-centric mindset.
  • Experience with agile development methodology.
  • Strong at identifying problems, solving complex problems with simple solutions
  • Strong at technical goal setting for a project with measurable and actionable success metrics. Good knowledge and experience in measuring and monitoring service from a user experience angle.
  • Exceptional collaboration and partnership skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills. A demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally. 

Your Manager

  • Ke Xu - Director, Data Engineering

Recruiter For This Role

  • Steve Pestorich - Senior Staff Recruiter

Typical Process

  • Application submission
  • Recruiter phone call
  • Hiring manager video call
  • Virtual “Onsite” consisting of 4-5, 45 min calls
  • Offer!

Compensation and Benefits

When determining salaries, we consider several factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior experience, and work location. The new-hire base salary range for this position, reflected in CAD, is: 126,000 - 167,000

We also believe in recognizing the contributions of our people. That's why we award annual bonuses to eligible employees, rewarding both individual performance and the success of the entire company.

Along with monetary compensation, Marqeta offers

  • Multiple health insurance options
  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company and an Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Monthly stipend to support our remote work model
  • Annual “development dollars” to support our people growth and development
  • Family-forming benefits and up to 20 weeks of Parental Leave

Equal Employment Opportunity, Accommodations and Privacy 

Marqeta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that gives consideration to all qualified applicants regardless of race, ancestry, national  origin, color, Indigenous, citizenship, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression marital status, family status, disability, veteran status, criminal histories consistent with legal requirements, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. 

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion extends beyond the categories above. Review Marqeta’s ESG Report to see that dedication in action. Fostering an environment where everyone feels valued and respected creates a stronger and more innovative team at Marqeta. We celebrate the unique contributions of each individual and empower all members of our organization. Join us in building a company where diversity thrives and everyone can be their authentic selves.

If you require reasonable accommodation for the application process and beyond (including due to a disability), please submit this form and we will be more than happy to assist you. Marqeta will make reasonable accommodations for candidates when needed in accordance with applicable law. The Applicant and Candidate Privacy Notice applies to the personal data that you directly provide to us or that we collect during the application and candidate recruitment process.



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