PayStand Careers


Are you interested in creating a fairer system in the financial industry? Are you curious about how digital currency could disrupt how we move money?  Are you passionate about making the world a better place, and believe the economic system plays a big part in it?  If so you’ve found the right place. PayStand is revolutionizing the world of online payments & digital commerce and we want you to join us.

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Why work at PayStand?

 

This is an opportunity to work for one of the hottest up and coming financial technology start-ups. The payment industry is changing and we are leading that change. You are going to be a part of a growing team that is changing the broken banking industry in a refreshing and disruptive way. This isn't just any job. We are a team of like-minded people are paving the way for a better financial system and are passionate about making the world better.

  • Actually Make a Difference.  Each member of the team has the opportunity to have a game changing impact in our growing company. We are working on hard problems, that solve a very broken financial system. It’s literally the beginning of the digital money revolution and you can be a part of democratizing the economy.
  • An Incredible Location.  We are located in one of the most amazing places on the planet. This “Coastal Bay Area” is just a short drive to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, the tech mecca of the universe. But we get to live at the beach, hike in the redwood trees and enjoy a place everyday that most people wait all year to visit on vacation.
  • Enjoy an Awesome Culture.  We work hard together and play hard together. Lunch surf sessions, afternoon pinball games, movie nights and more. Twice a year, we spend a few days in a beautiful offsite location such as Lake Tahoe, to regroup and plan the future.
  • Competitive Compensation.  Of course you are working at a startup for more than just money, but we know it helps. We offer competitive salaries, great equity packages, full benefits, and amazing perks to all our employees.
  • Build a Real Business.  This is not another mobile photo social network app. We have customers, revenue, and are growing fast. You’ll see what it’s like to build a lasting business that is in it for the long haul.

How to Apply


      Join the Team

If you’re interested send an email to jobs@paystand.com. Include some information about yourself – resume, LinkedIn profile, etc – and links to things you’ve worked on if applicable. 

 

Open Positions


We're actively recruiting for the following positions:

  • Content Marketing Associate
  • Director of Marketing
  • Sales Development Representative (US only)
  • Business Development Manager (US only)
  • Customer Success (business / marketing internship) (US only)
  • Full Stack Engineer (US/Mexico)
  • DevOps Engineer (US/Mexico)
  • Software Architect (US/Mexico)
  • UI/UX Designer (Mexico) 
  • NetSuite Developer (US/Mexico)
  • Fintech Full-StackEngineer (US/Mexico)

Content Marketing Associate

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA) 

We are looking for a talented Content Marketing Associate to take full responsibility of our inbound marketing initiatives including blogging, social media, brand building, and other inbound lead generation activities. Our ideal candidate is a hungry creative marketing professional, with a strong writing background. You should be able to develop engaging content to attract and retain customers. For this position, it’s also essential to be up-to- date with new technologies and marketing trends. Ultimately, you should be able to expand our company’s digital footprint and brand awareness to drive lead generation growth.

Responsibilities 

Accountable for all content marketing initiatives to drive traffic, engagement, leads, that
deliver sales and customer retention.
Collaborates across functions and silos to deliver an effective content marketing strategy
and editorial plan to met the business objectives at the lowest possible cost
This role requires a brand publisher mindset: the create the content our audience is
looking for and then to optimize the path to conversion
Editorial requirements include basic SEO understanding, content categorization and
structure, content development, distribution and measurement.
Development of editorial governance so content is consistent with our brand voice, style
and tone.
Editorial calendar and organization workflows must be developed and managed.
Channel management of digital content hubs and all supporting social channels
including email / newsletter distribution. This person must understand the basic best
practices of the main social media channels, which content and approaches work on
each and why
Measurement and optimization of the program will be required on a regular and ongoing
basis
Integration of content programs with brand campaigns to drive brand to demand.

Qualifications
 BA/BS in creative writing, business, marketing or equivalent working experience
 Experience creating digital content optimized for the web and growing a social audience.
Background in B2B content and/or fintech a significant plus.
An established track record of developing successful working relationships with outside
bloggers and other social press
Familiarity developing additional content marketing distribution channels including guest
blogs, podcasts, webcasts, video, mobile and social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter,
Slideshare, etc).
Experience with inbound marketing platforms, preferably Hubspot.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including excellent writing skill
Editorial mindset that seeks to understand what audiences consume and how to create it
Ability to analyze and present content and social performance
Project management skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple
stakeholders in a complex environment and focus on the delivery of results in the form of
engagement, leads and sales

Director of Marketing

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA) 

We are looking for a forward thinking Director of Marketing to shape and lead our new customer engagement strategy. Are you a passionate, driven leader, always seeking the next new best thing in customer engagement? Are you the type of leader who is not satisfied with the status quo, not afraid to break the mold with innovative ideas and solutions? Do you get excited about shaping the future? If so, then this may be the opportunity for you.You will already have outstanding experience managing high volume multi-channel integrated marketing strategies. You understand when to email and when to push. You understand how to develop drip campaigns with high sales conversion rates. You understand messaging, conversion and customer segmentation strategies. You understand analytics, attribution and media mix modeling. You will ensure that our customers and potential customers receive the right messages at the right times across both email and push. You must possess a unique blend of data analysis, technical comprehension and creativity to continually solve problems and deliver information in a clear and concise manner. You are a forward thinking, passionate and innovative leader.

Responsibilities
Own end-to- end development of enticing email and push messaging campaigns that
deliver against business goals
Drive strategies and guide data-driven tactical decisions for maximum customer
retention and optimized continually increasing customer acquisition
Leverage email and push messaging tools to develop effective transactional,
promotional, informational content strategies
Drive and optimize key traffic and revenue metrics
Develop, QA, execute email and push campaigns working closely with design,
development, inbound marketing, sales, split-testing
Implement and measure A/B tests including audience testing, creative testing,
frequency, etc.
Evaluate campaign performance data, recommend and implement appropriate actions
based on findings
Identify trends and patterns within datasets, verify data for accuracy, use qualitative
skills to make sound decisions
Manage inboxes, unsubscribers, bounces and conversion metrics
Manage creative messaging, offer and execution
Drive and optimize key traffic and revenue metrics including revenue, CTR, incremental
revenue lift, engagement, retention and lifetime value
Other duties as required
Bachelors degree and 7+ years directly related experience in engagement marketing
(email and push notifications)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate complex
information clearly and quickly
Able to quickly analyze large volumes of data
Advanced level skills in Excel and ideally SQL; Basic HTML/CSS skills
Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail
Ability to build strong relationships across internal and external teams.

 

Sales Development Representative

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA) 

The Sales Development Representative will be our front-line for new customers. You will be driving the first-touch points with the many different types of leads we receive. You’re a digital worker at heart, and a natural writer. You will be an expert at analyzing customer needs, building trust, and mapping solutions that make customers happy. Your goal will be to engage with business owners who have expressed interest and to work closely with our account executives and customer success team to get leads educated and ready to setup. You have worked in sales previously and ideally have experience in inbound SAAS technology sales organizations. You’re education background is ideally in business, writing or marketing and you love new technology.
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Business Development Manager

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA) 

The Business Development Manager will play a key role building PayStand’s partner growth. You will be our voice to partners and focus on driving revenue through software partners. You will engage with software platforms to understand their payments needs and pain points, and educate them about how PayStand’s platform will enable their product. You’re a BD rock-star and partnerships are in your DNA. Ideal candidates will have a technical background and have experience selling & partners with founders and technical executives (CTOs, VPs of product, etc). Fintech experience and/or deep financial service knowledge also ideal. You will have at least 5-10 years experience on the business side of software/tech startups.

Customer Success (business / marketing internship)

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA) 

Are you currently enrolled or just finished a 4-year program in business, writing, or marketing at a major university? We are hiring summer interns in our business department to work in customer success focused on helping you learn entrepreneurship, business, marketing, and how to make customer happy. We’ve been written about in TechCrunch, the Wall-Street Journal, CNN and whole lot more. This is your chance to work with one of the hottest startups changing how we move money. For our interns we look for capability over experience. You are smart, driven, outgoing, friendly, caring, and know how to make people feel comfortable.  You also love technology and perhaps have an entrepreneurial ambitions. Here’s your chance to learn the customer side of how great tech startups work. Must be currently enrolled or just graduated from a major university to apply for our internships.
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DevOps Engineer (with an interest in blockchain technology and digital currencies)

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA / Guadalajara, Mexico)
 
Responsibilities
Build out all PayStand’s system and network infrastructure using best practices regarding resilience (high availability) and scalability
Implement infrastructure and procedures to support a 24/7 business
Help define and implement PayStand’s Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
Champion automated system testing as well as implement stress testing infrastructure
Qualifications
BS in CS, Electrical engineer or equivalent through experience.
Can do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a growing DevOps role
Experience managing AWS infrastructure using a variety of services
Deep understanding of networking, DNS, proxies, load balancing and caching
Experience setting up and deploying LAMP based server farms
Experience implementing deployment automation
Experience with containers and container orchestration systems such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Mesos, Marathon, etc.
Experience writing scripted DevOps solutions
Experience with one or more of the following languages: Bash, Ruby or Python
Experience analyzing system performance and defining metrics
Experience setting up 24/7 monitoring systems
Bonus
Experience with financial and regulatory compliance such as PCI, SEC, SOX, HIPAA
Experience running mid to large scale SaaS systems
Experience using AWS auto-scaling clusters
Experience with CDNs
Experience with micro and lambda services
Geographically dispersed datacenters deployments
Experience with Nginx, ElasticSearch, HTProxy
Experience building out a DevOps team
 

Full-Stack Engineer (with an affinity for UI and an interest in blockchain technology and digital currencies)

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA / Guadalajara, Mexico)
 

Responsibilities
Architecture and implementation of user facing parts of PayStand’s Systems
Build reusable libraries and frameworks that support complex web applications
Collaborate with product owners, designers, other engineers and customer success to build the best user experience
Qualifications
BS degree or equivalent by experience in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Can-do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Minimum of 3 years of experience in building web, mobile-web or hybrid mobile applications with increasing levels of responsibility and independence.
Experience with HTML and JavaScript (ES5 and higher)
Experience with front-end frameworks such as Angular.js (1-4), React, Vue.js, etc.
Exposure to CSS3, Sass, Less, etc.
Opinionated but willing to compromise
Bonus
HTML5, JavaScript and CSS expert
CSS3, Sass or Less experience
Experience with mobile hybrid application frameworks such as Ionic, React Native, Cordova or Phonegap
Knowledge of other web libraries and frameworks such as Polymer, React, etc.
Understanding of front-end performance issues and optimization strategies (i.e. Caching, CDNs, concatenation and minification, sprites, SVGs, fonts, etc.)
Understanding of what constitutes and ability to apply good UI and UX practices
Experience with front-end build environment (Grunt, Gulp, etc.)
Experience building Node.js scripts
Experience with other programming languages than JavaScript
Experience with front-end build environment (Grunt, Gulp, etc.)

UI/UX Designer (with an interest in blockchain technology and digital currencies)

(Guadalajara, Mexico)
 

Responsibilities
User experience and look and feel of all user facing parts of PayStand’s systems
Design and implement user facing parts of PayStand’s Systems
Build reusable libraries and frameworks that support complex web applications
Collaborate with product owners, engineering and customer success to build the best user experience
Qualifications
BS degree in Arts (or equivalent by experience) with an emphasis on 1 or more of the following User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design
Can-do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a UI/UX/Front-end role with increasing levels of responsibility and independence.
Experience with HTML5
Experience with CSS3, Sass or Less
Experience designing User Interfaces
Experience designing User Interactions
Proficiency with image authoring tools (Photoshop, GIMP, etc.)
Opinionated but willing to compromise
Bonus
Expert in CSS3, Sass or Less
Expertise in HTML5
Experience with JavaScript
Expert User Interfaces designer
Expert User Interactions designer
Experience with foundation for emails
Experience with front-end web libraries and frameworks such as Angular, Polymer, React, etc.
Experience with front-end build environment (Grunt, Gulp, etc.)
Active interest in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other digital currencies
Ownership of one or more digital currencies
Familiarity with the workings of one or more cryptocurrencies

NetSuite Developer

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA / Guadalajara, Mexico)
 

Responsibilities
Architecture and implementation of user facing parts of PayStand’s NetSuite Application
Collaborate with product owners, designers, other engineers and customer success to build the best user experience
Contract to hire DOE
Qualifications
Minimum of 1 year of experience building NetSuite applications
Can-do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Experienced SuiteScript Developer
Experience connecting to external REST API endpoints from NetSuite
Experience adding application specific REST API endpoints to NetSuite
Experience building front-end UI components in NetSuite
Experience with NetSuite Applications Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Experience building and deploying bundles
Experience with the NetSuite acceptance process
Understanding of NetSuite application development best-practices
Understanding of NetSuite Users common use cases
Opinionated but willing to compromise
Bonus
Developed 1 or more NetSuite Applications currently active on the NetSuite market
BS degree or equivalent by experience in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Familiarity with version control systems such as Git
Experience with other programming languages than SuiteScript
Experience with web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Sass, Less)
Experience with back end technology stacks such as LAMP, MEAN, Ruby on Rails, etc.
Active interest in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other digital currencies
Ownership of one or more digital currencies
Familiarity with the workings of one or more cryptocurrencies

Fintech Full-Stack Engineer

(Scotts Valley, CA, USA / Guadalajara, Mexico)
 

Responsibilities
Architecture and implementation of both user facing parts of PayStand’s Systems as well as back-end systems
Build reusable libraries and frameworks that support complex financial applications
Collaborate with product owners, designers, other engineers and customer success to build the best user experience
Qualifications
MS degree or equivalent by experience in Computer Science
Can-do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
Minimum of 2 years of experience in building web, mobile-web or hybrid mobile applications and back-ends in the Fintech industry.
Experienced JavaScript developer with a thorough understanding of technological implications of design and structure choices
Experience with Node.js and Strongloop
Experience with RDBMs systems and in particular MySQL
Experience building REST APIs using OAuth2
Experience with front-end frameworks such as Angular.js (1-4), React, Vue.js, etc.
Experience with HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Less, etc.
Experience building smart contracts using Solidity
Experience integrating with and deploying to Ethereum nodes
Understanding of blockchain technologies in general
Understanding of fintech specific concepts such as KYC and AML
Understanding of basic accounting such as double-entry bookkeeping
Understanding of best security practices, PCI-DSS L1 and compliant environments
Opinionated but willing to compromise
Bonus
Expert level DBMS experience
HTML5, JavaScript and CSS expert
CSS3, Sass or Less experience
Experience with mobile hybrid application frameworks such as Ionic, React Native, Cordova or Phonegap
Knowledge of other web libraries and frameworks such as Polymer, React, etc.
Understanding of front-end performance issues and optimization strategies (i.e. Caching, CDNs, concatenation and minification, sprites, SVGs, fonts, etc.)
Understanding of what constitutes and ability to apply good UI and UX practices
Experience with other programming languages than JavaScript
Experience with front-end build environment (Grunt, Gulp, etc.)
Active interest in Bitcoin, Ethereum or other digital currencies
Ownership of one or more digital currencies
Familiarity with the workings of one or more cryptocurrencies
Deployed 1 or more Bitcoin, Ethereum or other crypto network nodes

 

*Principals only, NO AGENCIES!
Local candidates only, no relocation or remote workers.
US/Mexican Citizens or permanent residents only.