Mission: To enable beautiful commerce experiences so that people and ideas can flourish
Every time you pay for an Uber or book on Airbnb, you're using our product. Braintree creates products that make payments easier -- so easy that they fade into the background, making entirely new kinds of interactions possible.
At Braintree, opportunities to shine happen daily. We value what makes you you, and encourage you to act on your ideas -- no matter how pie-in-the-sky. You bring skills and a customer-first mentality, and we'll bring the tools and environment you need to do your best work.
Headquartered in Chicago, Braintree has offices in San Francisco, New York City, Austin, Sydney, and London, with employees stationed around the world.
As our industry finds itself at the center of the conversation about workplace diversity, we must shine a light down our own halls and ensure we’re being reflective of the people who use the products we build.
With this call to self-awareness comes a responsibility to continually make things better than they are. We’re on the hook now. We acknowledge that we have room to grow, and we push ourselves to reach out and actively elevate those who might otherwise be suppressed. We do this through the events we host, the education we support, and the jobs we offer—in the hope that the change we bring about today will ripple through the larger community.
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I have been working at Braintree full-time (Less than a year)
This is the best job I've ever had. As a software developer who has been worked into the ground at other companies I feel like Braintree has all it's priorities in order.
As an engineer here is what I appreciate:
1. We're a product company who's mission is customer success. When you, as a engineer, are arguing with your peers about what the best outcome for your customers is - you know you're working at the right place.
2. The company has large technical scaling issues. It's hard to get these problems other places and they are tough and exciting to work on.
3. Mentorship is available at almost every level; there are some very very smart people here.
4. Opinions and criticism are welcome and encouraged.
5. Automated testing is baked into the culture
Like any company growing this fast there are problems with internal communication.
Advice to Management
You've got a very good thing going here and it will be tough to scale but please try! This is a special company with a special culture and I really want to see us succeed. I've already referred multiple friends because they are so impressed with BT after hearing about it.
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Braintree.
Applied online and got a call from a recruiter later that day. Nothing too substantial in this conversation. The recruiter then sent me a coding challenge to complete within a week. It was pretty basic object oriented stuff. We had to submit tests and documentation explaining our methodology and why we chose the language we chose. A few days after submitting the code, the recruiter called me to let me know the engineering team wasn't satisfied with my submission.
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