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Full Stack Engineer

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

SumUp is a leading financial technology company, founded in 2012 with the goal of empowering small businesses around the globe. We’re the financial partner of choice for more than 4 million merchants in over 35 markets. We collectively build, plan and fine-tune the technology that drives SumUp and empowers small businesses around the world.

As a Fullstack Engineer of the Web Experience Squad (Growth Tribe), you’ll be working on the merchant dashboard, a web app used by all SumUp merchants to manage their businesses. You’ll have the opportunity to build features that guide merchants in their journey, and help them stay on top of all the actions they can perform to run their business in an efficient way. You’ll henceforth have a great impact in our merchants’ lives! All of this with state of the art web technologies and in a collaborative environment. 

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have extensive experience with TypeScript, JavaScript, and React.

  • You have some backend experience with Go or Node.js. For example, you have worked with Express.js and understand basic concepts like middleware, request handlers, and routing.

  • You have some experience working with Kubernetes. For example, you know the difference between pods and containers and can modify an application’s deployment.

  • You care about accessibility, performance, and progressive enhancement.

  • Passionate about knowledge sharing and mentorship

  • Provide thoughtful and comprehensive documentation and testing for your features before shipping them.

  • You have great communication skills and are a strong technical writer

  • You have a passion for software design, care about the right abstractions and clean APIs, and radically prioritize simplicity

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties, and sports.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidized Urban Sports Club membership, stock option plan and other great benefits.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family, and even your pets.

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.

About the team

The Web Experience Squad (Growth Tribe) is focused on providing the best experience to SumUp merchants who use the web dashboard to manage their businesses. 

At SumUp, all squads are cross-functional and co-located product teams. We empower every member to have a significant impact on feature design, prioritization, and delivery. You’ll be able to help shape the future of the team as well as the future of SumUp’s Engineering and Product organization.

We work with state of the art web technologies, building great web applications in NextJS (Typescript) and scalable services using Golang. We build features that have great impact and are used by millions of SumUp merchants all around the world. A lot of our work is done through experimentation and A/B testing.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realize their dreams. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating 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 small business owners 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.

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