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Software Engineer - Product

We build simple yet innovative consumer products and developer APIs that shape how everybody interacts with money and the financial system.

Plaid

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201-500

We build simple yet innovative consumer products and developer APIs that shape how everybody interacts with money and the financial system.

The product engineering team strives to make working with financial data not only better, but delightful. We believe that the key to solving finance’s biggest problems lies in meeting modern user expectations. As the gateway for thousands of applications like Acorns, Stripe, or Venmo, Plaid’s platform calls for innovative problem solvers interested in solving the complex challenges in the financial ecosystem and scaling developer and user-facing systems to millions of users.

The Plaid Amsterdam office is a growing office that has existed since the beginning of 2019. Originally focused on compliance, it is now expanding to include Plaid’s European product and engineering teams. Over the coming year, this office will grow from three people to a team of 10-15, ultimately coming to serve as Plaid’s European headquarters. 

You will compose the core of Plaid’s European engineering presence, and will establish the Amsterdam office’s engineering culture. As members of the International team, you will work closely with your San Francisco based counterparts, our European product lead, and our London-based go-to-market team. You will help define and build our European product vision, working to adapt our existing products to the European market and creating and developing new products unique to Europe.

What excites you


  • Working with engineers with an eye for design, and with designers who code
  • Being a founding member of a growing engineering office in Amsterdam
  • A unique opportunity to design and implement APIs that have high impact on the FinTech ecosystem 
  • Products with real impact: Your work will touch tens of millions of end-users, the best applications in FinTech that enable small and huge businesses, and major European financial institutions
  • Digging through finance’s complex challenges—and reimagining the experience completely
  • Interactive single-page applications, built on modern front-end frameworks like React
  • High-performance JavaScript SDKs that can be dropped into third-party applications

What excites us


  • 5+ years of experience building scalable APIs or web applications
  • Experience with (and passion for) API design, scalability, performance and end-to-end ownership
  • Backend engineer with UI instincts, but not necessarily the ability to create comps from scratch
  • Passion for web projects, backed up by an online presence (e.g., GitHub, Codepen, personal sites)
  • Background in computer science, engineering, or another related field

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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About Plaid

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Plaid is used by thousands of digital financial apps and services like Betterment, Expensify, Microsoft and Venmo, and by many of the largest banks to make it easy for consumers to connect their financial accounts with the apps and services they want to use. Plaid connects with over 11,000 financial institutions across the U.S, Canada and Europe. The company was founded in 2013 by Zach Perret and William Hockey and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

At Plaid, we have diverse backgrounds and skills, but we're all passionate about building a more efficient and inclusive financial infrastructure—together.

We unlock financial freedom for everyone

OUR VISION

Plaid is focused on democratizing financial services through technology. We build beautiful consumer experiences, developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligent tools that give everyone the ability to create amazing products that solve big problems.

OUR BUSINESS

We started out by building the technical infrastructure APIs that connect consumers, traditional financial institutions, and developers. Today, we add key insights to the data access we provide with our suite of analytics products.

OUR CULTURE

We value cross-team collaboration and diversity of thought. There's always an opportunity to learn from each other outside of day-to-day work, whether it's company-wide offsites, internal hackathons, or co-worker meetups.

OUR PEOPLE

We have diverse backgrounds and skills, but we're all passionate about building a more efficient and inclusive financial infrastructure—together.

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