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?

 

PayStand is looking for the best talent to join us in creating the future of commercial payments infrastructure. You can be a part of a growing team who is aiming to create the category defining the $100B B2B payment network and fundamentally re-architecting global payments in the digital era with core blockchain technology. This isn’t just any job. We are a team of like-minded people, who are paving the way for a new financial system and are changing the status quo of legacy banking.

  • 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. Team lunches, afternoon ping pong games, happy hour and more. Twice a year, we spend a few days in a beautiful offsite location 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.

Open Positions


We're actively recruiting for the following positions:

Engineering

  • DevOps Engineer (US/Mexico)
  • Fullstack Engineer (US/Mexico)
  • Frontend Engineer (US/Mexico)
  • Head of Product (US only)

Sales

  • Sales Development Representative (US/Mexico)
  • Account Executive (US only)

Business Development

  • Business Development Associate (US only)

Open Job Descriptions

 

DevOps Engineer (Mexico)

Role & 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 & Requirements:

  • 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 with Ansible, Chef or Puppet.
  • 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.
  • Experience with Vagrant.
  • 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.
  • Programmed smart contracts.
  • Deployed 1 or more Bitcoin, Ethereum or other crypto network nodes.

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Fullstack Engineer (US/Mexico)

Role & 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 & Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Solid Computer Science and Software Engineering background.
  • Experience building highly scalable REST web services and APIs.
  • 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.).
  • 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.
  • Programmed smart contracts or Distributed Apps.
  • Deployed 1 or more Bitcoin, Ethereum or other crypto network nodes.

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Frontend Engineer (US/Mexico)

Role & 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 & Requirements:

  • BS degree or equivalent by experience in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
  • Can-do attitude with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility.
  • Very strong experience with HTML and JavaScript (ES5 and higher).
  • Strong experience with front-end frameworks such as Angular.js, React, Vue.js, etc.
  • Experience with front-end build environment (Grunt, Gulp, etc.).
  • Understanding of front-end performance issues and optimization strategies (i.e. Caching, CDNs, concatenation and minification, sprites, SVGs, fonts, etc.).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building web, mobile-web or hybrid mobile applications with increasing levels of responsibility and independence.
  • Solid Computer Science and Software Engineering background.
  • Strong experience with to CSS3 and some related framework (Sass, Less, etc).
  • Opinionated but willing to compromise.
  • English speaking and writing abilities.

Bonus:

  • Experience with mobile hybrid application frameworks such as Ionic, React Native, Cordova or Phonegap.
  • Understanding of what constitutes and ability to apply good UI and UX practices.
  • Experience building Node.js scripts.
  • Experience with other programming languages than JavaScript.
  • 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.
  • Programmed smart contracts or Distributed Apps.
  • Deployed 1 or more Bitcoin, Ethereum or other crypto network nodes.

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Head of Product (US only)

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with all team members to facilitate a shared understanding of our customers, product and the corresponding vision. Collaborate with all parts of the organization to turn a raw flow of feature requests into well-defined problem definitions.
  • Define a product scope that is focused on the most important use cases with a focus on getting it into users' hands as quickly as possible.
  • Manage the product roadmap. Understand and prioritize potential projects from various inputs (user research, business wishlist, etc) so the team is always working on the most impactful projects.
  • Understand business strategy and deliver products with Paystand’s unique perspective in mind.
  • Define quantitative and qualitative success metrics and constantly evaluate if your solutions have solved the problem through these measures, both before and after their release.
  • Be strongly data-driven in understanding product usage, measuring success and failure of different features and adapting product to meet the needs of customers in the most optimal way possible.
  • Adopt a mindset of product iteration through analytical experiments and calculated risks.
  • Work with designers to design product experiences that users love.
  • Understand our core markets deeply at several levels -  competition, technology, go-to-market, pricing, buyer and user personas, and analyst coverage.
  • Efficiently and effectively see projects through from planning to deployment by managing projects and facilitating communication between all the involved parties. Reliably involve and manage third parties.
  • Mock-up product concepts, write functional specs, cut tickets, write copy and do whatever it takes to express your ideas to our engineers, designers and other company stakeholders.
  • Work with engineering to plan and track features and releases, be plugged in into sprint execution on a regular basis and own and execute on product deliverables in an agile development environment.
  • Assist in building product roadmap presentations for customers, training materials for sales engineering team and other activities where product marketing might need help in messaging and positioning.
  • Work closely with marketing and sales on product definitions, pricing, and segmentation.
  • Strategic thinking, deep technical background, awesome interpersonal skills, and a passion for technology are also highly desired.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • You have 4+ years experience as a Product Manager for a FinTech company.
  • You are a person who thrives in a fast moving environment with a heavy dose of ambiguity.
  • You have a strong technical understanding in building APIs and experience working directly with engineers and engineering management.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical background with 4+ years of prior experience building, launching and scaling enterprise SaaS products at high-growth startups.
  • A deep interest in UI/UX design and a passion for building delightful end-user experiences working closely with product designers.
  • A natural instinct, honed by experience, in perfecting the best course that optimizes across product quality, delivery times, customer feedback, and user experience.
  • Prior experience with cloud-native stacks and SaaS platforms a big plus.
  • Ownership mindset and a bias for action to make directionally correct choices with incomplete information.
  • You have experience working with both qualitative customer insights, and quantitative customer data to inform decisions. You’ve conducted user research, a/b tests and have worked closely with design researchers and analysts (or have analyzed data yourself).
  • You’re entrepreneurial—you're self-driven and you don’t need direction.
  • Be able to easily switch between thinking creatively and analytically.
  • Have an understanding of FinTech and blockchain.

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Sales Development Representative (US/Mexico)

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Performs outbound sales activities such as cold calling, lead follow-up, and opportunity qualifications in a specified territory.
  • Meets or exceeds activity metrics for outbound calls, appointments set, opportunities added, and prospecting time.
  • Researches accounts to understand need, enable effective follow up, and generate interest.
  • Successfully manages and overcomes prospect objections.
  • Provides opportunities to the sales team, working closely with sales reps as necessary about the opportunity.
  • Builds relationships and effectively communicates with territory sales team and management.
  • Proactively looks for opportunities to improve, optimize outbound lead management.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 6-12 months experience as SDR for SaaS company desired, not essential.
  • Recent/prospective graduates of SDR programs, tech sales bootcamps welcome.
  • History of delivering extraordinary customer relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional, determined, and results oriented.
  • Positive attitude, team oriented, and a self-starter.
  • Ability to learn key software applications.
  • Respect and expect accountability.
  • Desire to learn and grow quickly.

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Account Executive (US only)

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage prospects from lead to close.
  • Clearly articulate and demonstrate our value proposition, creating excitement and enthusiasm among prospects.
  • Cultivate lasting relationships with customers.
  • Crush your quota.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience as an Account Executive at a high-velocity SaaS company (preferably in Fintech industry).
  • Outbound and cold calling experience in past software sales environment.
  • Clear history of meeting & beating quota.
  • Associate degree required; B.A. or B.S. preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills and experience with CRM (HubSpot, Google Docs, and Slack).
  • Negotiation and closing proficiency.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficient in English-language business writing.
  • Highly organized multi-tasker who works well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Preference for candidates with experience selling ERP or other financial software.
  • Familiarity with the accounts receivable/payable cycle or general accounting practice a plus.

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Platform Partnerships Lead (US Only) 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and pursuing new partnership opportunities
  • Conducting deep discovery discussions with potential partners
  • Effectively communicating with CEOs, CROs, CTOs, and product managers
  • Developing business case models to determine the ROI of a partnership
  • Presenting contracts and negotiating commercials

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • 3+ years working in an emerging tech/startup environment, preferably in FinTech
  • Ninja-level relationship/rapport building skills with all levels of clients (Tech, C-level, etc)
  • Entrepreneurial experience
  • Exceptional writing abilities across mediums (social, technical, prose)
  • Excellent verbal communication, presentation, and negotiation
  • Familiarity of developments in FinTech and blockchain
  • Fundamental business financials, revenue management knowledge
  • Preference for candidates with experience developing to, reading, and/or communicating APIs

Email us to apply

 

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