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Braintree Overview

Chicago, IL
501 to 1000 employees
2007
Company - Public (PYPL)
Financial Transaction Processing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
We provide the global commerce tools people need to build businesses, accept payments, and enable commerce for their users. It’s the simplest way to get paid for great ideas -- across any device, and through almost any payment method.

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Mission: To enable beautiful commerce experiences so that people and ideas can flourish

Braintree – Why Work For Us?


About Us

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.

A little snapshot

  • 7 global locations (Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Austin, London, Sydney, & Singapore)
  • 500+ employees and counting
  • An infinite passion for payments


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.


Tools of the Trade

  • Brand new MacBook
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Goal setting & career planning
  • Two annual paid conferences*
  • Open dev Fridays*

* applies to Product Team

Feel Good Perks

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Sabbatical program
  • Commuter reimbursements
  • Transgender health benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Subsidized childcare program

A Fantastic Workplace

  • Catered lunches
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Hosted meetups & community events
  • Casual, open work environment
  • Mother’s room with hospital grade pump
  • Flexible schedule/work from home opportunities*
  • LGBTQ groups and events
  • Family-friendly events

* applies to select teams

Braintree Reviews

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chicago, IL
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    I have been working at Braintree full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great teams to work with. Mostly everyone is on board to push Braintree forward and do whats best for the organization. Braintree hires great people from diverse backgrounds.

    Cons

    Could be better diversity in leadership positions. Ambiguity in the job can sometimes be frustrating. Can feel like there is a lack in consistent direction.

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Braintree Photos

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Braintree Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Braintree.

    Interview

    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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Braintree Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

Returnships

Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

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