SumUp enables 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 a key member of the Global Bank tribe, you’ll play a key part in helping us build SumUp's own digital bank. You’ll be part of a global, autonomous, cross-functional team that takes an aspect of our product and perfect it from concept to execution. Becoming a part of the Global Bank Tribe means working alongside ~250 people with 32 nationalities across Cologne, Berlin, São Paulo, Santiago, Sofia and Vilnius who love to take ownership, work with purpose and help businesses thrive.
As a Backend Engineer (Elixir), you will be responsible for supporting the transition from a localized setup with regional banks to a unified Global Bank. One of the main challenges will be to support the migration from a monolithic structure to microservices architecture.
What you’ll do
Design, implement, and iteratively create back-end services.
Work in a global context collaborating with teams in Europe and Latin America.
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 back-end and actively participating in the product discussions.
Provide comprehensive documentation, good test coverage, and improve code quality.
Collaborate with other software developers, QA and DevOps engineers 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 professional experience as an Elixir Backend Engineer.
You have relevant experience with functional programming languages.
You have experience with distributed and fault-tolerant systems.
You have a passion for clean, maintainable and testable code.
You have a good understanding of software architecture and application design.
Any of the following would be considered a plus
You have experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes.
Experience with AWS
Experience with phoenix
Why you should join SumUp
We’re a truly global team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents
The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of businesses around the world
You’ll receive 25 days’ paid leave, plus 1 additional day for each year of employment.
You can take up to 10 days’ educational leave to expand your skill set.
A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget (2000Euro / 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
Access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee assistance program for mental health
We offer additional health insurance, a subsidized Multisport card, free shuttle buses from Joliot-Curie metro station and other great benefits.
You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.
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.
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