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Product Manager Platform - DevOps

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

SumUp empowers small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way, as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. Our boldness, startup mindset, empathy and love for product foster a creative environment for our employees. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to build lasting relationships among our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can help small businesses grow. To get there we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants. You could be our missing link! Help us bring card acceptance to the masses! 

As a Product Manager for our DevOps Platform Team, you will help us to shape and own the DevOps Platform vision. You will work with the DevOps Team to create, manage, prioritize and adapt the user story map, product backlog and product roadmap, enabling safe self-service for our development teams. By collaborating with our Product & Engineering Teams you learn to see the world through their eyes in order to identify and anticipate their pain points and needs. 

We're looking for someone who's excited about collaborating with other engineers, who enjoys taking ownership of their work, who wants to help us to structure the implementation of new infrastructure solutions, who aids us to stay focused and value driven when introducing new technology ideas, and who is eager to learn and self-improve.

In this role you will:

  • Engage with internal stakeholders and engineers on a daily basis

  • Work closely with the development teams to improve rollout and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our fast paced and rapid growth

  • Create, manage, prioritize and adapt the user story map, product backlog and product roadmap

  • Balance new feature development, technical debt payoff, and routine maintenance work with focus on time to market and functional design

  • Ensure that we follow the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) paradigm 

  • Contribute to our product community at SumUp, sharing knowledge, discussing best practices and continuously improving our overall product practices and skills

What you'll bring along:

  • You understand that operational excellence requires empowered teams

  • You have been a fantastic Product Manager for 5 years, with consistent delivery of great products under complex situations

  • You believe in the enablement of autonomous teams by shared processes and modular shared infrastructure as code

  • You share the knowledge and empower people: your peers and/or team members see you as a mentor and coach

  • You ensure that performance, security and resilience are understood as crucial for success as functional requirements

  • Excellent spoken and written English skills, as we are a global organization with English as our shared office language.

  • Experience with Atlassian tools or similar

It's paramount that you have experience with:

  • Background in information security and systems engineering

  • Teams managing large scale cloud deployments  


  • We have a close, welcoming and international community. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties.

  • Education budget for attending conferences and advancing your career. We encourage you to speak at conferences and give talks!

  • SumUp Corporate Pension Scheme 

  • Free German classes 

  • Free Yoga classes 

  • Football, Running teams & Bouldering teams 

  • Semi-annual off-sites, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather together. In the past we've gone to Bulgaria and Greece and a castle in the German countryside.

  • All the startup swag you expect: kicker table, unlimited drinks & fruits

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.