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Backend Engineer

Paris, Paris, France · Engineering

SumUp is a digital ecosystem dedicated to local entrepreneurs. Our range of solutions answers all our merchants' challenges; from reservations, through click and collect, deliveries and digital payment, to the management of their business thanks to intuitive and comprehensive financial analytics.

In SumUp POS, we are creating the world’s most complete Point of Sale, for all merchants in all businesses. We take care of the details so that merchants can focus on what they do best. We help merchants better connect to their business, to their customers and to each other.

SumUp POS offers more than a cash register, it offers an innovative ecosystem where our POS Tribe of over 400 people in Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Germany and the UK are working hard to go as far as possible and become the European leader in our market. 

What You’ll do: 

  • Work and communicate with the Product team and your squad on implementing new features complying with our quality standards.

  • Design and build new performing and scalable features to answer our customer’s evolving needs.

  • Ensure the robustness of our code and its quality by defining our test strategy, working hand in hand with the QA team.

  • Document new developments.

  • Suggest ideas to improve our development standards and processes.

  • Work within our Backend chapter and contribute to the improvement of our Backend guidelines and best practices.

Your Profile:

  • 6+ years of experience in web-based development.

  • Experiences in Typescript.

  • Knowledge of AWS and serverless technologies - eg; S3, RDS, DynamoDB, SNS / SQS, Cognito, Lambda, API GW, etc.

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

  • Ability to adapt within a fast changing environment.

Why you should join SumUp:

  • Have full autonomy (for real!) to propose, lead and implement changes that will up our game.

  • You will have the freedom to drive your career, own projects and make an impact across the company.

  • An amazing team and work environment that works with passion and purpose to achieve incredible results.

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

Additional Information 💫

  • Start date: as soon as possible

  • Full-time

  • Work office location(s)

  • Remote working: Yes - need to be based in Location of a SumUp Office

Meet us! 💬

  • A 360 interview with one of our Engineering Manager (45 minutes)

  • A technical interview with our Architects or Chapter lead (1 hour, code sharing, nothing to prepare)

  • An interview with our CTO (30 minutes)

  • An interview with an Executive Manager within the wider Sumup group (45 minute)

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 founders 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.

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