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Senior Android Developer - Hardware Tribe

SumUp

SumUp

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

About the role

As an Android Engineer, you will be part of one of our small and highly skilled cross-functional teams and work together with Product Managers, Backend Engineers, iOS Engineers, Product Designers, and more. You will also be part of and collaborate on a global level with the broader Mobile chapter.You will deal with a variety of topics ranging from improving reliability of Bluetooth implementation within the Android SumUp app and the SumUp SDK, to implementing user-facing features such as screens to interact with card readers, to collaborating on developing technical roadmaps.

To be successful in this role you should be able to follow good software engineering principles, write clean code and tests, and be open to constantly learning and improving your craft. It will be expected from you to not only ship features, but also to contribute to the decision making process.

You should be a mobile engineer with a product mindset who can fully own the features you are working on and remain flexible with changing priorities.

The role is based on-site in our office in Berlin.We believe in the power of face-to-face conversations that happen organically when working next to one another.

About the team

You have probably used our card readers to buy a cappuccino or pay your hairdresser already. In Hardware, we are passionate about creating these beautifully designed card payment devices and accessories that enable our merchants to start, run, and grow their own businesses. In doing so, we deal with a diverse range of engineering topics - industrial and electronic design, embedded systems, all the way to mobile apps and backend services.

We believe in open communication and constant learning over strict rules. If you're looking for the chance to innovate and help millions of small independent merchants succeed - join us!

Curious to know how it feels working in the Hardware team? Check out this out!

What you’ll do

You’ll shape the card reader experience of merchants who are using the Android App on a daily basis.

In the first few weeks, you'll dive into the code and learn how to create clean, composable components in our codebase. You'll use this knowledge to start developing and refining features. You'll learn how we write tests, how we manage Bluetooth communication, and how we keep performance optimal.

In the first three months, you'll develop major features that impact our merchant base. You'll work closely with product and design departments to build features that are maintainable, usable, and beautiful. 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 – and how to manage it in a clean way. You'll have launched numerous features in the Android App as well as in the Android SDK.

You'll be great for this position if:

  • You have hands-on experience building mobile applications of similar complexity to SumUp’s Super App.

  • You're comfortable with Kotlin, Java, and the Android framework

  • You have good knowledge of architectural design patterns such as MVVM and MVP, and experience ensuring modularized and scalable app architecture

  • You know what to test, why to test it, and how to write flexible tests that won't break

  • You care about user interaction, usability, and have attention to detail

  • You strive for clean code, but also know how to be pragmatic when needed

  • Your precise communication skills are well suited to working in a distributed team

Why you should join SumUp

  • The opportunity to work on large scale fintech products used by millions of small businesses around the world

  • A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education

  • Enrollment onto our virtual stock ownership program - you will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

  • A corporate pension scheme

  • 28 days’ paid leave

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons.

  • You'd enjoy other great benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, subsidized office lunches and other location-tailored benefits, Babbel language platform subscription and more!

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, 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.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.