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Backend Engineer (Kotlin/Java) - Global Bank

Vilnius, Lithuania · Backend

As a Backend Engineer in the Global Bank Tribe, you’ll be part of the team which builds SumUp's own digital bank to make our customers more successful in what they like doing. You’ll be part of a global, autonomous, cross-functional team that can take an aspect of our product and perfect it from concept to execution.

We are looking for 3 new team members. 2 for our Card EU squad which is responsible for providing card services to account holders in the EU and 1 for our Transfer Excellence squad which is responsible for driving quality-of-life improvements in our merchants' transfers experience.

We are transitioning from a localized setup with regional banks to a unified global bank and will need experienced backend engineers to join us in this journey. We are building our systems with event-driven microservices architecture.

Whether you are already comfortable with Kotlin or are eager to learn in the process, we welcome your application.

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 previous experience as a Backend Engineer.

  • You have relevant experience with JVM based programming languages.

  • You have experience with distributed and fault-tolerant systems.

  • You’re familiar with Spring, Micronaut or another web MVC framework.

  • 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.

  • You feel comfortable with Unix/Linux environments.

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 (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

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

  • Health Insurance, Death & Disability Insurance

  • Access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee assistance program for mental health as well as Fitness and Transport allowance and language learning benefits.

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.

Salary range for Mid Level: 4167 - 5000 Euro GROSS / month + VSOP; Senior: 5000 - 5833 Euro GROSS / month + VSOP

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.

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