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Engineering Manager - Global Bank Tribe



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

In the Global Bank tribe, we are building the infrastructure and core services needed to provide our merchants with a digital bank account that allows them to be successful at doing what they love. Our goal is to become the most popular banking partner for small merchants globally by offering a high-quality banking experience tailored to small business needs - effortless, simple, and affordable.

We are looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager who will lead a cross-functional team who are building highly available event-driven, resilient systems. Are you an experienced leader with a people-positive mindset and eager to help us build the number one bank for small businesses? If so, come and join an international team working on services that determine the success of SumUp across the globe!

What you’ll do

  • Be a technical and people leader for a squad of engineers dedicated to delivering and maintaining our critical bank systems.

  • Drive technical delivery, including hands-on involvement in technical designs and code reviews, provide design feedback to enable team autonomy and a scalable and maintainable codebase.

  • Collaborate closely with the Product Manager to define objectives and key results (OKRs) for the squad.

  • Influence software architecture within the team and help coordinate dependencies with other teams. Advocate for the company’s strategic vision on the wider platform.

  • Embrace and promote a hands-on culture, underpinned by high levels of observability and a “build-it support-it” mindset.

  • Use regular 1:1s to manage performance and guide your team through their career development and best use of their personal and development skills.

  • Hire. Yes, we are constantly growing and you will also be part of the onboarding of engineers.

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

  • Ensure the squad's operational excellence practices contribute to an exceptional merchant experience.

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 2+ years experience as a hands-on Engineering Manager and have 6+ years of software development experience.

  • You have hands-on experience working with backend-focused engineering teams and experience with any of the modern languages we work with (Golang, Elixir, Java/Kotlin) and are well-practiced with AWS.

  • You have a solid understanding of fundamental design principles, data modeling, and API design.

  • You have proven experience in building and maintaining high-scale, high-throughput, and high-availability systems in agile environments.

  • You are an empathetic communicator and active listener with an adaptive, servant leadership style, capable of applying development and feedback frameworks.

  • You care about empowering people and embody our Values (Founder's Mentality, Team First and We Care).

  • You are fluent in english.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 3200+ people from 80+ countries, spread across 4 continents

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

  • A dedicated annual Learning & Development budget (R$10.000/ year) 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

  • Access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee assistance program for mental health as well as Fitness and language learning benefits

  • You’ll attend global offsites and/or hackathons

About SumUp

Be empowered to do more that matters.

At SumUp, we're on a mission to empower small businesses across the globe by providing simple and affordable tools that allow them to thrive. Today, over 4 million businesses in 36 markets rely on SumUp as their financial partner to manage payments, finance and customer relationships.

Our commitment to small businesses is reflected in our diverse team of over 3,000 SumUppers from over 90 nationalities, united by global collaboration and an innovative mindset. Our core values lay the foundation for who we are and what we stand for, shaping our work culture and driving our success. We foster inclusivity and a continuous learning culture, providing a safe space for personal and professional growth. Our differences make us unique and strong as we strive to create an environment where everyone belongs and feels supported, no matter how they identify.

SumUp is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, actively seeking and embracing diversity in our workforce. We don't make hiring or employment decisions based on 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. Our commitment extends beyond recruitment to creating a safe and respectful workplace where harassment of any form is strictly prohibited.

Explore career opportunities with us and join a team driven by collaboration, innovation, and a shared vision of creating a world where everyone can build a thriving business. Discover more about our vibrant and inclusive work culture and how we work on our careers website, and follow our journey on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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