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Senior Software Engineer (Data Movement)



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About the team:

Join the Data Platform Team at SumUp and help build the future of data infrastructure! We’re building next-gen data infrastructure to support millions of businesses. Our mission is to develop automated, scalable, and reusable tools for distributed domains.

Our team consists of three key subteams:

Data Streaming - Ensures a reliable Kafka and streaming infrastructure.Data Movement - Manages data ingestion and extraction across various storages.Data Gateway - Provides storage and access layers for diverse data needs.

What's next? We will be focussing on ensuring data consistency, quality and SLAs are being achieved and are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support our Data Movement Team.

What you’ll do

  • Contribute in shaping a holistic data ingestion infrastructure, from automating secrets management, monitoring data SLAs to creating a self-healing data ingestions

  • Help maintain our current Capture Data Capture (CDC) infrastructure based in Debezium

  • Support ongoing efforts on streamlining data encryption at scale

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement scalable and reliable solutions

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues, ensuring the stability of critical data infrastructure

You’ll be a great fit for this role if you have:

  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer and previous experience in maintaining critical data infrastructure

  • Comfortable with at least one of our other centre-of-gravity languages (Go, Python)

  • Familiarity with our observability stack (Grafana, Prometheus, Honeycomb)

  • Experience in Implementing Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) principles in daily work

  • Product-focused mindset with a strong emphasis on creating impactful solutions

  • Proven mentorship experience, guiding and developing other team members

  • Proactive in creating documentation, Request For Comments (RFC), Solutions Designs

Why you should join SumUp:

🌍 Opportunity to work with SumUppers globally on large-scale fintech products used by millions of businesses worldwide, from our Berlin office. This involves an office-first setup.

🌈 Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Be part of a workplace that values and promotes diversity, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone's perspectives are respected and embraced

📚 A dedicated annual L&D budget of €2,000 for attending conferences and/or advancing your career through further education.

🚀 Enrolment onto our VSOP program: You will own a stake in SumUp’s future success

💶 A corporate pension scheme where we match up to 20% of your contributions

🔄 30 Days Sabbatical: Enjoy the unique opportunity to take a well-deserved break with our 30 days sabbatical benefit after completing 3 years of employment with SumUp.

🔗 Referral Bonus: Earn additional rewards by referring talented individuals to join the SumUp team.

🚵🏾‍♂️ Numerous other benefits such as Urban Sports Club subsidy, Kita placement assistance, relocation assistance, subsidised office lunches.

About us:

SumUp is a leading financial technology company, founded in 2012 with the goal of empowering small businesses around the globe. We’re the financial partner of choice for more than 4 million merchants in over 35 markets. We collectively build, plan and fine-tune the technology that drives SumUp and empowers small businesses around the world.

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise 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. 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 small business owners 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.

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