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Senior Frontend Engineer - Web Platform

Berlin, Germany · Engineering

The Platform tribe’s mission is to enable the delivery of valuable experiences to our merchants. We do this by providing tools, systems, and APIs that allow SumUppers to efficiently innovate, build and run our products and services at scale.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer in the Web Platform Squad, you'll work in a small and highly collaborative team, where most opportunities are related to our Dashboard Platform and empower SumUp's web engineers by providing tooling and services that will support product teams and best practices. Daily, you can expect to work close to the engineering, product, design, and operations teams, aiming to make the developers’ life easier and supporting the product strategy of the company.

What you’ll do

  • Take ownership of the dashboard navigation and home screen experience

  • Make web architectural decisions along with the team and the web community 

  • Facilitate/lead discussions on the evolution of our web platforms

  • Collaborate with product engineering teams by assisting them with integrations into our dashboard platform

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to further shape our open source libraries such as Circuit UI, our design system, and Collector, our tracking library

  • Mentor your fellow engineers

  • Participate in team rituals

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You care about web accessibility, performance, and progressive enhancement

  • You have great communication skills, encourage knowledge sharing, and drive technical discussions within the team

  • You have experience with JavaScript, React, Node, and CSS-in-JS

  • You know how to set up test automation for the software you write

  • You have worked with serverless functions and application architecture

It would be a plus if

  • You have experience with TypeScript and Next.js

  • You have experience working with design systems

  • You have experience working with micro frontends. For example, you have worked on migrating a monolithic application to micro frontends

  • You have experience working with Kubernetes. For example, you know the difference between pods and containers and can modify an application’s deployment

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties, and sports

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidized Urban Sports Club membership, and other great benefits

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family, and even your pets

  • You’ll be based in the heart of Berlin, one of Europe’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities

  • You’ll participate in weekly Lunch and Learn sessions, where ideas are shared and discussed over company-sponsored lunch

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realize their dreams. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their business. 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 small business owners 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.

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