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Engineering Manager - Payouts

Sofia, Bulgaria · Engineering

In Sofia’s Payments Tribe, our goal is to build a global financial ecosystem while turning transactions into interactions.

We started with mPOS 7 years ago and now our portfolio includes invoicing, P2P, debit card, ecommerce and other card not present solutions that are still in the oven.

The payout platform is a key part of our proprietary payments processing platform. The main requirements for its performance and also the main challenges for its team are speed, accuracy and consistency. It is responsible for processing global SumUp payouts for millions of customers to achieve fast, cost efficient, accurate and consistent incoming and outgoing payouts to various, but not limited to in-house developed settlement instruments.

We are currently scaling and re-writing it in Kotlin/Spring Boot. You would have the opportunity to co-design the new architecture and build the new platform and a new team to work on it. At SumUp teams are empowered to bring their ideas to life through autonomy and no-blame culture. We believe in building projects around motivated individuals, giving them the environment and support they need, and trusting them to get the job done.

Our teams are local and cross-functional; they can take an aspect of our product and perfect it from concept to execution.

What you’ll do

  • Build a new team

  • Design and develop an improved payout platform

  • Coach engineers in designing and planning feature implementations

  • Provide design feedback to enable team autonomy and a scalable and maintainable code base

  • Foster and improve engineering practices and techniques

  • Keep using your engineering skills by staying hands on technical challenges alongside the engineering team

  • Provide code review feedback, considering both style and implementation

  • Use regular 1:1 to support your team through their career growth, looking for opportunities where they can find new challenges

  • Set expectations early with team members around their performance and behavior in a team setting

  • Engage and improve our engineering culture by driving team strengthening activities, such as offsites, hackathons, cross-team projects, and knowledge sharing sessions.

  • Participate in hiring and onboarding of engineers

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

  • You understand the importance of cross-functional team spirit vs. traditional expert-based organizations

  • You have a solid CS background and experience in a software engineering management role

  • You have a proven track record in building high performing teams

  • You’re self-motivated and proactive, with great English communication skills

  • You understand fundamental design principles, data modeling and API design

  • You have experience with a relational database, preferably PostgreSQL

  • You were exposed to microservices, containers and relevant runtimes

  • Solid debugging, optimization and problem-solving skills

Why you should join SumUp

  • You'll have the space to drive your career here and take ownership of projects

  • You’ll receive 25 days’ paid leave, plus 1 additional day for each year of employment.

  • You’ll receive an individual learning budget and can take up to 10 days’ educational leave to expand your skill set.

  • We offer additional health insurance, a subsidized Multisport card, free shuttle buses from Joliot-Curie metro station and other great benefits.

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.