SumUp started conquering the world of small merchants with mPOS card acceptance solutions in 2012. Today we offer a comprehensive product portfolio including SumUp card & account, invoicing, gift cards, online store & online payments, and more.
The Payments Self-service Squad is enabling the global SumUp merchants to run their business as smoothly as possible by providing them with accessible and intuitive self-services for accepting card payments. We strive to turn transactions into interactions and are inspired by creating products which our customers love. If you are excited by problem-solving and motivated to make an impact for our million merchants, come join our squad.
As a Backend Engineer, you’ll lay the foundations of our new services and lead the migration of our legacy ones to a more resilient, more scalable tech stack. You’ll also share your expertise to help us optimize product discovery and delivery, and elevate engineering practices.
What you’ll do
Actively participate in selection of new tools and technologies
Build capabilities which bring value to millions of users
Support existing features and services
Constantly set and actualize best practices with the team
Collaborate with product designers, product managers and other key stakeholders to clarify problems, outline opportunities, prototype solutions and build awesome products
Play a key role in the entire development lifecycle, from product discovery to delivery
You’ll be great for this position if
You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science/Information Technology;
You are proficient in one or more of the following languages: Golang, Java
You have experience with microservices architecture and Restful APIs
You have experience with SQL (PostgreSQL) and/or NoSQL storages
You have solid debugging, optimization and problem-solving skills
You are self-motivated, proactive and know when a rule should be broken
You have the ability to write clear, concise and testable code that your teammates can understand and build upon
You are fluent in English - you'll be part of a truly global company!
Awesome if you
Have experience with Ruby or Ruby on Rails
Have experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
Feel comfortable with Unix/Linux environments
Enjoy mentoring fellow engineers and love sharing knowledge
Have previous experience in the payment industry
Why you should join SumUp
You’ll play a key role in a scale-up that in turn is part of a truly global team of 2000+ 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’ll receive 25 days’ paid leave, increasing with tenure, and paid vacation for certain occasions. Also, our favorite 1 month of paid Sabbatical vacation.
You’ll receive an individual learning budget and can take up to 10 days educational leave to expand your skillset.
You'd enjoy other great benefits such as additional health and life insurance, online fitness classes, subsidized Multisport card, Babbel language platform subscription, free shuttle buses from Joliot-Curie metro station, a long list of discounts and more.
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.
SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.
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