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Backend Engineer - Golang

São Paulo, Brazil · Engineering

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

As part of our Engineering team you'll have the opportunity to evolve this platform through the design and implementation of new products and reorganization of existent features.

What you'll do

  • Design, implement and iteratively improve backend services in Golang

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

  • Help your team to deliver business value by taking decisions related to backend and actively participating in the product discussions

  • Provide comprehensive documentation, good test coverage, and improve code quality

  • Collaborate with other software developers to ensure smooth deployment, continuous integration, and support for the software that we deliver

  • Actively participate in code reviews with other software engineers

You’ll be great for this role if you

  • Have solid experience as a backend engineer 

  • Have experience with or are willing to learn Golang

  • Have great understanding of software architecture and is passionate about clean, maintainable and testable code

  • Have experience dealing with the Cloud (AWS, preferably) and is willing to deepen this knowledge

  • Have the ability to communicate in English, both written and spoken 

  • Have experience both with relational and non-relational databases (we use PostgreSQL and MongoDB)

  • Have experience with monitoring tools (we use Grafana)

  • Knowledge of Terraform will be a plus

Why you should join SumUp

  • You’ll be part of a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You'll have the opportunity to make an impact irrespective of your job description.

  • You'll have the space to drive your career and take ownership of projects.

  • You'd enjoy great benefits such as health insurance, pension plan, Gympass, Zenklub, learning budget, among other benefits.

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 business. 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 in 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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