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Engineering Manager - Global Bank (Remote within Brazil)

São Paulo, Brazil · Engineering

In the Global Bank tribe, we aim to create a business account for SumUp’s customers (our merchants) across the globe that offers services and products that are accessible to all and are offered in a fair, transparent and honest way. We want to do banking differently from how it has been done until now. We use modern technologies, techniques and patterns and invest deeply in our product vision and execution to ensure we are delivering the best possible banking solution to our merchants. 

We are looking for an Engineering Manager that will work with cross-functional teams to develop and support customer-facing technology products. We strive for end-to-end ownership in our teams and you will be working alongside the engineering and product teams, enabling them to be successful. You’ll support our engineers to reach their full potential, mastering  their current skills and developing new competencies to advance their personal growth.

What you’ll do

  • Help the teams to optimise their value delivery;

  • Foster engineering best practices and techniques like TDD, Domain Driven Design and pair programming;

  • Coach engineers in designing and planning feature implementations;

  • Provide design feedback to enable team autonomy and a scalable and maintainable codebase;

  • Provide code review feedback, considering both style and implementation;

  • Use regular 1:1s to manage performance and guide your team through their career development and best use of their personal and development skills;

  • Influence software architecture within the team and help coordinate dependencies with other teams. Advocate for the company’s strategic vision on the wider platform;

  • Embrace and promote a hands-on culture, underpinned by high levels of observability and a “build-it support-it” mindset.

  • Engage and improve our engineering culture by leading team strengthening activities, such as offsites, hackathons, cross-team projects, and knowledge sharing sessions;

  • Hire. Yes, we are constantly growing and you will also be part of the onboarding of engineers;

  • Guide the team to achieve outstanding performance, measured through  business impact and customer satisfaction.

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You value and understand the importance of cross-functional team spirit vs. traditional expert-based organisations;

  • You have 7+ years of software development experience and 3+ years working as Engineering Manager, leading agile teams, remote and in-person;

  • You have CS or equivalent background and experience in software engineering with either a backend or frontend language;

  • You have a good understanding of fundamental design principles, data modelling, and API design;

  • You are fluent in English and comfortable communicating with global teams;

  • You have experience in designing distributed microservice architecture;

  • You have hands-on experience with any of the modern languages we work with (GO, Elixir, Java, Kotlin, Swift) and are well-practised with cloud platforms like AWS;

  • You have a good understanding of the Agile software development life-cycle.

Why you should join SumUp

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

  • As an Engineering Manager, you’ll play a key role in building the team and its culture, ultimately paving the way for SumUp to be more successful;

  • SulAmérica health insurance plan (co-participation), Caju benefit (multiple possibilities: meals, culture, health), Partnership for mental health activities with Zenklub, optional dental assistance, transport voucher or parking space at the office building, Gympass, life insurance and more;

  • You'll have the freedom to work from anywhere in Brazil. Our office is based in the heart of São Paulo, one of LATAM's leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

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.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.