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Software Engineer - Consumer Tribe

São Paulo, Brazil · Engineering

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.

About the team

Every week small business owners across the world interact with millions of consumers using SumUp. The Consumer Mission tribe - a startup within SumUp - builds products that are turning transactions into easier, more engaging and more meaningful interactions while improving consumer's financial life. If you feel like one of these people, our consumer mission is hiring for the position of a Senior Backend Developer.

As a Senior Backend Developer, you'll be a key contributor to the team’s overall success. You’ll take full ownership of several activities within  the software development life cycle and will constantly contribute to our journey from good to great.

What you’ll do in this role

  • You’ll shape the core services that power our consumer apps on a daily basis.

  • You'll work closely with the product and engineering team to find solutions to problems that can adjust to our future requirements.

  • In the first three months, you'll develop major features that impact our consumer and merchant base. You'll work closely with the product team to build services that are maintainable, usable, and reliable. You'll help us rethink problems we've solved before in a different way as requirements evolve.

  • By the end of your first year, you'll have a wealth of knowledge about our complex problem domain, as well as its implications in the interface and in the backend. You'll have deployed numerous features in our backend services and provided value to our growing consumer and merchant user base.

You will fit in perfectly to our team if:

  • You have a strong programming foundation and experience in a typed language.

  • You either have experience in Go and Elixir, or are willing to invest in learning them on the job.

  • You are curious about DevOps and have experience with maintaining running systems.

  • You enjoy collaborative sessions on API design with product managers, mobile and backend engineers.

  • You strive for clean code and know how to write flexible tests that won't break.

  • You have solid debugging and problem-solving skills.

Why you should join SumUp

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

  • You'll have the opportunity to make an impact as we work in flat hierarchies.

  • You'll attend global offsites and regular team events.

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

  • SulAmérica health insurance plan (co-participation), Caju benefit (multiple possibilities: meals, culture, health), Partnership for mental health activities with Zenklub, optional dental assistance, transport voucher or parking space at the office building, meal/food voucher, Gympass, life insurance and more.

  • You’ll have the freedom to work from anywhere in Brazil. Our office is based in the heart of São Paulo, one of LATAM’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that 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.