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Global Head of Mobile

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, fair, affordable and easy to use.  Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this.

As a key member of the global engineering leadership team of SumUp, the Head of Mobile will be in charge of leveraging state-of-the-art Mobile Engineering tools and practices and continuously improve the Mobile Developer experience across the business to build a highly scalable, performant and secure mobile product platform. 

This role is an opportunity to make an impact and lift your career aspirations within a fast-growing, innovative, inclusive, and ethical business. As a naturally driven and inspirational leader, you are excited about the challenge of working cross functionally, aligning  and promoting best practices across Tribes. You love creative solutions and enjoy a vibrant and flexible working environment. 

Your passion will not only inspire our Mobile Engineers, but will influence our people globally.

What you’ll do

  • Build the technological foundations for Mobile Engineering at SumUp to support SumUp’s growth plans and enable engineers in all Tribes to be more successful.

  • Drive the central roadmap of our Mobile Platform.

  • Collaborate with product engineering and architecture teams throughout the company to create a consistent global mobile strategy and work with your teams to execute on that strategy.

  • Provide technical vision, leadership and mentorship to high performing Mobile Engineering team members.

  • Roll up your sleeves, if necessary, and be directly involved in solving challenging technical problems.

You’ll be great for this role, if 

  • You have a thorough understanding of Mobile Engineering, including existing and emerging trends, technologies and best practices.

  • You feel comfortable leading Mobile Engineering organizations and have proven experience in managing and developing a team of high performing and autonomous Mobile engineers. You will enable shared processes and vision in the team

  • You are comfortable managing ambiguity in our Tribalized structure, leading change, aligning with stakeholders, and helping the team do the same - delivering world-class results.

  • You have excellent communication skills and know how to encourage buy-in through influence.

  • You have an energetic and entrepreneurial spirit to inspire and impact performance.

  • You have deep technical experience and knowledge of iOS and Android mobile development.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We are a true tech company.

  • We’re a global and growing team of 3000+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You can truly create your own path here and help us shape the future for small businesses globally.

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

  • You’ll receive a budget for your individual development, 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 and other great benefits.

  • Our new office is based in the centre of Berlin and offers an amazing view over the rooftops  - and also our own little gym

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

About SumUp  

We believe in the everyday hero. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first' attitude, our diverse teams across Europe and South and North America 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, color, 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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