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Engineering Manager - Global Bank

São Paulo, Brazil · Engineering

In the Global Bank tribe, we aim to create a business account for SumUp 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 are proud of using modern technologies, techniques and patterns, investing deeply in our product vision and execution to ensure we are delivering the best possible banking solution to our merchants.

As an Engineering Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our bank operations, leading a dynamic team of engineers in a pivotal role. Join us to drive innovation, foster technical excellence, and play a central role in shaping the future of our global banking platform.

What you'll do

  • Lead and manage a team of engineers dedicated to delivering and maintaining our critical bank systems

  • Collaborate closely with the Product Manager to define objectives and key results (OKRs) for the squad

  • Drive technical delivery, including hands-on involvement in technical designs and code reviews

  • Provide strong people management, mentoring, and development to the engineers on your team

  • Ensure the squad's operational excellence practices contribute to an exceptional merchant experience

You'll be great for this position if you

  • Are able to fluently communicate in English, both writing and speaking

  • Proven experience in engineering leadership and people management, with a track record of successful team management

  • Strong technical background, with hands-on experience in technical design and code reviews

  • Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams, including Product Managers and Product Designers, to align technical efforts with business objectives

  • Prior experience in building and supporting high-scale, high-throughput, and high-availability systems, delivering with co-located and remote agile teams

  • Experience working in a backend-focused engineering team

Any of the following is considered a plus:

  • Experience in the fintech industry

Why you should join SumUp

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

  • A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget (up to BRL 10.000 per year) for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

  • Enrollment onto our virtual stock ownership program - you will own a stake in SumUp's future success

  • The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of businesses around the world

  • SulAmérica health insurance plan, private pension plan, Caju benefit, partnership for mental health activities with Zenklub, transport voucher, Gympass, life insurance and more

  • Access to the SumUp Sabbatical program

  • Attend global offsites and/or hackathons

About SumUpWe 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, 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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