Global Bank Tribe

Be part of a global tribe building a banking solution from the ground up and delivering impactful solutions to the real-life problems of millions of SumUp merchants all over the world.

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Who we are

We're truly a global bank, with over 32 nationalities and cross-functional teams across Berlin, Cologne, São Paulo, Santiago, Sofia and Vilnius.

Joining our team gives you the opportunity to build a digital bank from the ground up within one of the world's most successful and fastest-growing fintech companies. Becoming a part of the Global Bank Tribe at SumUp of 300 people who love to take ownership, work with purpose, and are building the number 1 bank for small businesses.

Our vision and goal for SumUp merchants and consumers require a team designed to support the necessary system architecture. Our global team delivers results in local markets by working together on shared infrastructure and pooling knowledge.

Our mission

Become the most popular banking partner for small merchants globally by offering a high-quality experience while developing a platform to enable the SumUp ecosystem to create integrated solutions and enjoy the ride as a team.

Our vision

Become the #1 bank for small businesses and their customers globally, allowing them to grow and turn transactions into relationships.

Our purpose

Be the banking partner every small business deserves - effortless, simple and affordable.

Tribe structure


Building and maintaining the trust of SumUp customers by ensuring intuitive and real-time access to an equitable account balance for transfers, cards or other operations enabled by SumUp.


Ensuring our merchants can pay providers and withdraw money easily. Any merchant with a business account can request a physical and digital card that can be integrated with Google Pay or Apple Pay.


Taking care of connecting customers with our merchants and closing the loop. SumUp Pay is a digital wallet allowing users to collect points on every pound spent – with more points earned for paying at SumUp merchants.


Building meaningful relationships with users after their activations and adopting engagement principles across the entire tribe.


Identifying potential obstacles or problems that could hinder our growth. Analysing and experimenting with growing the SumUp Bank. Some of the initiatives that are taking place are Instant Payout and Express Shipping.


Aiming to empower SumUp Bank customers with a best-in-class digital banking experience by providing fast, intuitive, and secure payments through an API-first approach and an architecture that allows easy adoption of new payment methods and schemes.

Our products

SumUp Business Bank Account: An online current account that makes sending, spending, and managing a business' money flexible and simple. It allows our merchants to link their sales to the Business Account and track all things money from a single place.

SumUp Mastercard Debit Card: ​​We like to keep things simple, with one free contactless Mastercard for every small business and an app to track spending.

What makes us unique

Inspiring work

We get inspired by the challenges we face and fueled by creating innovative solutions for our merchants. That means we turn these challenges into learning opportunities - taking ownership of our work allows us to persevere and grow from these situations.

Merchant impact

We're passionate about positively impacting the communities we serve. We take a customer-centric approach to designing solutions and helping solve real-life problems, empowering merchants to build and sustain thriving businesses.

Global team

We're a global tribe formed by incredibly talented people who share the same ambitions and vision. Together, we foster an environment that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We believe our members are essential in creating a culture where we can all learn from each other in a safe space and that our differences make us unique and strong.

"It’s exciting to be a part of the Bank Tribe, where everyone is working toward the same goal of simplifying complex money management issues for small business owners and where every team has the freedom to experiment, interact with users, and try new tools."

Sasha Suslova - Product Designer 

Why join our team

Growth journey

Having teams on different continents allows us to travel, learn, exchange ideas, grow, and work together to bring regional banks into a global bank. We're customer-centric, independent, and never afraid to break the barriers - our team is made up of engineers, product designers, product managers and designers who ensure a high-quality experience at any given touchpoint across our tools.

Global footprint

Our operations span 30 countries across 3 continents, giving us a global perspective on small business owners facing an ever-changing and evolving world.


We're always open to exploring new languages or services. Our teams are empowered to choose the best technology for new projects. Here's a glimpse of the technologies we use:

  • Backend: Go, Kotlin, Java and Spring Framework

  • Frontend: Typescript with React and Redux

  • Distributed Microservices event-driven architecture using Kafka

  • Modern CI/CD pipeline using Kubernetes, Docker and OpenTelemetry

Meet the team

Get to know the people working behind SumUp Bank's products and solutions.

A day in the life of a Senior QA Engineer

Milena takes us through a typical day in her life as a Senior QA Engineer at SumUp Bulgaria.

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Meet the team: Ivan Deskov, Staff Engineer

Meet Ivan, a Staff Engineer in the Bank Tribe in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Empowering the next generation to close the gender gap

Meet 4 incredible young female engineers whose lives were transformed after joining our programming boot camp in Brazil.

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Meet the team: Milena, Senior QA Engineer

Milena talks about being part of the Bank Tribe, the engineering and product culture, cross-collaboration between teams and more.

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Meet the team: The Global Bank Tribe

Learn more about the birth of the idea of the SumUp Bank and meet some of the team members behind our products.

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Help us build the number 1 bank for small businesses.

Engineering & Product

Develop products and solutions for millions of merchants while working and collaborating with a global community of hundreds of talented Engineers and Product Managers. From Data Science to iOS and Android Engineering, we have roles to suit various backgrounds.

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Be part of a global community that ensures our products are not only beautiful but also intuitive and that our brand resonates with existing and potential merchants. Our design teams are formed of Product Designers, Brand Designers, UX Writers, User Researchers and Design Ops.

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Banking Operations

From expertly handling customer enquiries to preventing fraud, these multifaceted teams ensure a first-class experience for our beloved merchants.

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Turn your ideas into real-world products that empower small businesses across the globe.

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