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Security Engineer

Berlin, Germany · Hardware

Your impact at SumUp

It's such an exciting time to join SumUp! As part of the Hardware team, you will be responsible for payment terminal security and compliance and will play a key role in advancing our security at SumUp. You’ll work as part of an international team to ensure that SumUp’s services are secure from external attacks and that our users’ data is appropriately protected. 

What you’ll do

  • Design, implement and maintain security concepts and countermeasures to protect innovative SumUp payment terminals from a wide variety of attack vectors

  • Perform technical analysis and validation of the overall product lifecycle with a focus on strong security, compliance with standards in the payment industry

  • Work with security laboratories in order to define strong security concepts and get them verified

  • Act as an internal security expert in our payment terminal team

You’ll be great for this position if

  • You have 5+ years of experience in information security, preferably in the payments industry

  • Knowledge of the payment industry standards such as PCI PTS and PCI PIN

  • A passion for creating secure systems to prevent security threats and attacks

  • You have a strong understanding of cryptography, security protocol design and analysis

  • You have a good understanding of software architectures

  • You’re fluent in English - you'll be part of a truly global company

Any of the following would be considered a plus

  • University degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a similar discipline

Why you should join SumUp

  • You’ll be part of a welcoming and international community of 1500+ people from over 50 nationalities. We get together regularly for breakfasts, cocktail nights, sports and office parties.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for a smooth transition to living and working in Berlin.

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

  • We run weekly Lunch and Learn sessions, where the local engineering team exchanges ideas over company-sponsored lunch.

  • You’ll attend semi-annual off-sites with the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia and São Paulo. In the past we've visited Bulgaria, Greece and a castle in the German countryside.

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, free German and yoga classes, subsidised gym membership, sports clubs and other benefits.

Apply now!

We're looking forward to meeting our next teammate! You can choose whether to include a CV and/or a link to your LinkedIn profile, github, tech blog or portfolio – whatever you think will give us the complete picture.

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 realise 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 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 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, 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.