Santa Clara | California | United States
Upwork ($UPWK) is the world's largest freelancing website. Each year $1.7 billion of work happens through Upwork, allowing businesses to get more done and helping professionals break free of traditional time and place boundaries and work anytime, anywhere on projects they love. At Upwork, you'll help build on this momentum. Together, we'll create economic and social value on a global scale, providing a trusted online workplace for businesses to connect with extraordinary talent and work without limits.
To support the processing of $1.8 billion, the Payments team maintains pay-in, pay-out systems across 180 countries, a robust escrow system and deep integrations with various payment processors. Our payment system is a strategic business differentiator and an essential part of our business.
Are you a software leader who is passionate about designing and building highly available, fault tolerant systems and helping impact the professional lives of millions of freelancers and clients around the world? Do you relish solving challenging problems? Do you enjoy identifying potential scalability issues, implementing engineering standard methodologies, and coming up with creative solutions to both technical and organizational challenges? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
Upwork is looking for a collaborative, hardworking, top-tier technical leader who will spearhead the modernization of our payments systems. We continually deliver new and innovative products, and at the same time address highly complex requirements with the utmost accuracy.