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Senior Product Manager - Acquiring

Sofia · Product

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 business. With a founders 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 in doing what they love.

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our acquiring & payment processing squads. As such you will have the opportunity to contribute to the core of SumUp’s product ecosystem - card acceptance - by ensuring that SumUp has world class payment authorization and settlement capabilities. You will be responsible for 3rd party acquirer, payment processor and card scheme integrations and certifications as well as for building SumUp’s own acquiring capacity. 

With the help of local, autonomous and cross-functional squads you will co-create new secure, scalable, reliable, performant and compliant payment processing platforms and apply product discovery and delivery best practices to ensure that these platforms grow with the speed at which SumUp attracts new customers and has the flexibility to serve the diverse needs of our internal and external clients. If you believe in building products around motivated individuals in a supportive environment and trusting your team to get the job done, then product manager acquiring is just the role for you.  


  • Work efficiently with a team of developers, designers, quality engineers, product analysts, and operational experts and interface with stakeholders in the spirit of co-creation and mutual respect

  • Design and build acquiring and settlement platforms that satisfy various business requirements and user needs; drive the testing, implementation, and post-production support

  • Gather requirements and scope projects, facilitate discussions and drive resolution of issues

  • Apply product delivery techniques and product development best practices to build the product right

  • Work with data (user & process data, business & system KPIs) comfortably and make data-informed decisions


  • Have 5+ experience in product management in an agile organization

  • Are fluent in English

  • Are familiar with the fintech industry and have a solid understanding of the global acquiring competitive landscape and recent trends

  • Have previous experience with acquirer/payment processor integrations for terminal and/or online payments 

  • Have solid background co-creating in a cross-functional, cross-location team environment

  • Are able to deliver multiple initiatives without compromising results

  • Appreciate incremental software development with focus on value

  • Inspire, excite and lead by example

  • Feel strong ownership and pride in own and team’s work

  • Enjoy responsibility and have a hands-on approach

  • Are an analytical and practical problem solver


  • Expertise in payment authorization and clearing systems

  • Good understanding of financial transaction standards ( ISO8583/ ISO 20022)

  • Successfully completed an EMV certification

  • Experience with large-scale systems and SQL skills. Skilled in reading, editing, and writing queries

  • Solid track record in team-building


  • You’ll have the opportunity to put the foundations of next generation payment platform

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

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

  • You’ll have the chance to work in a diverse and international team

  • You'll be able to attend global offsites/hackathons/team events

  • You'll have a competitive compensation and education budget

  • 25 days paid vacation + 1 accumulative day for each year of employment at SumUp

  • Additional health insurance

  • Multisport membership

  • Various discounts for SumUp employees

  • Attractive referral program

  • Office relaxation activities such as yoga and massages

  • Innovative office design featuring an amazing Sofia view, a music room, events forum space, fully equipped kitchen facilities, and cozy meeting rooms

Apply now!

We're looking forward to meeting our next teammate :)