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Senior Backend Engineer (Golang) - Global Expansion

Berlin, Germany · Backend

SumUp enables businesses to get paid easily, process orders quickly, sell online instantly and manage their money more efficiently. SumUp creates the tools businesses need to make their business and their customer experience thrive! 

The Global Expansion Team is performing all the activities needed to enter new markets (countries) with one or more of SumUp’s existing products. We empower our new markets with the necessary products and support them so they can grow effectively.

As part of this cross-functional squad within Global Expansion, you will take care of integrating new acquirers into the SumUp ecosystem to enable our products in new markets.

Together with your Squad you will also build tools to enable faster market launches and help other teams to build solutions they can scale in new markets.  

What you’ll do

  • To ensure smooth deployment, continuous integration, and support for the software that we deliver, you will drive the collaboration with other software developers, QA and DevOps engineers

  • Help your team to deliver business value by making decisions, thus actively participating in the product and engineering discussions

  • Maintain and extend the core payments and internal tooling systems, responsible for the transaction flow for different payment methods and help agents to provide better support

  • Participate in API design and implementation for both internal APIs and those exposed to our third-party integrators

  • Continue strengthening a culture of mob and pair programming and amazingly run monitoring and alerting for our products

You’ll be great for this role if you

  • Are an experienced Backend Engineer (Golang) who is open to learn new technologies

  • Are knowledgeable in DevOps practices and technologies (Docker, AWS, Kubernetes, as well as CI/CD) with attention to meaningful logging, monitoring and overall operational excellence

  • Are used to Pair- or Mob programming as the best practice way of collaborating

  • Have experience with event-driven systems

  • Have a good understanding of software architecture, application design and experience creating thorough documentation

  • Have experience with distributed and fault-tolerant systems and a passion for clean and maintainable code

  • Value team over individuals and autonomy within your team

It is a plus if you

  • Have experience with JVM-based languages 

  • Are interested in learning more about the payments industry

Why you should join SumUp

🌍 We’re a truly global team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents

🌏 We are open to location based out of Berlin or remotely within Europe

📚  A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

🚀  Enrolment onto our virtual stock ownership program - you will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

👩🏼‍💻  The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of businesses around the world

💶  A corporate pension scheme 

🚵🏾‍♂️  Numerous other benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, subsidised office lunches and other location-tailored benefits

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

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