Working at the Stellar Development Foundation

Our team is awesome. Our work is fulfilling. Our snacks are relatively fresh. If you can contribute to our mission, we'd love to talk to you.

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Why work at SDF?

We're transforming global finance

Each day our team adds to the foundation of a new, interoperable financial system—a new global payment standard that will change how people move and save money.

Howard Chen
Backend Developer

"What I like most about working at SDF is the autonomy, flexibility, openness, and diversity that exists here."

Tiffany Stewart
Head of Design

"My two great passions are technology and beautiful things; and heading design for a visionary company like SDF is the best of both worlds."

Our Values



We prioritize user needs in our decision-making process



We truly own our work and its outcomes, good or bad


Respectful Candor

We say what needs to be said, with empathy



We persistently innovate and bounce back from failures



We value our teammates and embrace our diversity



Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage, with close to 100% cost-coverage of employee & dependents

Remote Friendly Culture

Our team is globally distributed

Learning Stipend

Continue to learn and develop new skills

Flexible Time Off

Sick time and unlimited vacation days

Pre-Tax Commuter Program

Save up to 40% on commuting expenses


Get a tax break when saving for retirement

Paid Parental Leave

Take advantage of generous parental leave to bond with your new child(ren)

Competitive Compensation

Market competitive salaries with generous long-term incentives

Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts

Save on your healthcare and childcare expenses

Paid shutdown

Celebrate the end of the year with a week-long paid shutdown

Bicoastal Offices

Join us in SF or NYC, or work remotely

SDF's 70+ team members span two offices and eight countries.

San Francisco
Core, Platform, Partnerships, Legal, Marketing, Operations
New York City
Product, Ecosystem, Content

Interested in applying?

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