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Senior Software Engineer - Data

MarqetaFull-time$105k - $255k*Toronto, CanadaMay 14, 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.

Marqeta is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Data Parser team. The Marqeta Data 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. 

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work on building a scalable and efficient data processing service that enables cross-product solutions. Our ideal candidate possesses 5+ years  of industry experience in software development using Java, Python, pub/sub services, and understands big data and distributed systems. The candidate should also have experience with cloud technology, preferably within AWS. 

We work Flexible First. This role can be performed remotely anywhere within Vancouver, Canada, or Ontario, Canada. We’d love for you to join us!

What you'll do

  • Build an efficient, scalable data processing service using Java, Spark or PySpark
  • Contribute to the architecture design while taking into account current data problems and following engineering best practices
  • Apply a creative thinking approach to determine technical solutions that further business goals and align with company strategies
  • Monitor & operate production services including understanding user needs and ensuring happy customers
  • Foster learning and innovation by leveraging and building on new technologies while maintaining a strong, customer-centric mindset

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of industry experience in software development using Java. Deep knowledge of Java multi-threading and performance tuning. 
  • Experience in parsing technology like ANTLR and using Data Lakehouse formats like Apache Hudi, Iceberg, Delta Lake is preferred
  • Have used or have the ability to learn distributed programming skills like Spark in a managed distributed environment like AWS EMR. Have used or have the ability to learn how to use row-oriented formats like Avro or column-oriented formats like Parquet.
  • In-depth knowledge on a few of the production technologies we use including AWS, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes
  • Startup/high growth company experience with a proven track record of thriving in high-performing teams and fast-paced environments. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Master’s degree is a plus.

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Typical Process

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

Compensation & Benefits

Marqeta is a Flex First company which allows you to choose your best working environment, whether that be from home or at a company office. To support Flex First, we calibrate pay to a competitive value according to working location. 

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: 103,000 - 137,000.

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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