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Berlin

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FinTech

Foundation Date

2012

Sumup

Berlin

Story

SumUp is the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe. Our company vision is to become the first ever global card acceptance brand. Today tens of thousands of merchants accept card payments with SumUp in 15 countries including Germany, Brazil and the United States. The SumUp card terminal in combination with our App allows small merchants to accept credit and debit cards, using their smartphones or tablets, in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. SumUp's mobile card acceptance solution is built on proprietary end-to-end EMV payment technology, terminal hardware, and mobile applications. Read more

Our Mission

SumUp. A better way to get paid.

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 05-12-2018
Location: São Paulo

Job purpose :

SumUpers are inspired by a dream: payments must be so easy, intuitive and cheap that transaction happens and people don’t even realize it. Our intuitive, inclusive and innovative payment solutions are the first step towards this world. We are proud of our amazing and challenging working environment.

Excited about building striking payments to empower the world? Join the team!


Our PR team is responsible to care of SumUp´s reputation , increase spontaneous media and generate branded content in order to improve brand awareness

As a PR specialist you will develop the PR strategy for Brazil, integrated with the whole 360 marketing strategy

While in this role, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Manage PR agency in order to develop and approve releases, guarantee SumUp presence´s inside articles of our business, check results and measure ROI
  • Train our leaders/ spokesperson to talk to the press
  • Take 100% of responsibility of our proprietary blog: create and approve content( text, videos, interviews) to generate more visitors and more time spent on the article pages
  • Hunt special events to generate PR and/or create proprietary events
  • Integrate PR and content with marketing projects
  • Turn everything “pr-able”, - it means search for PR opportunities in every marketing action or SumUp initiative
  • Requirements

  • English and Portuguese are mandatory - you'll be working in a true global company!
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably Public Relations, Journalism, Communications – post graduation is a plus
  • Experience in managing Pr agencies
  • Creative, Communicative, hands-on, amazing writing skills, self-starter, problem solving, data driven
  • Benefits

  • Empowerment to do great things and the opportunity to leave your mark in a high-growth organisation;
  • An amazing global team and work environment, that works with passion and purpose to achieve incredible results;
  • Unique opportunity to innovate and discover big opportunities in a true Startup spirit;
  • Flexible times, results matter more than the time you arrive or leave the office;
  • Gympass;
  • Additional health insurance.
  • Vacancy opened 05-12-2018
    Location: São Paulo

    Job purpose :

    Know more about SumUp

    At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there, we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants.

    Our boldness, startup mindset, empathy and love for product foster a creative environment for our employees. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to build lasting relationships among our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can help small businesses grow.


    Your impact at SumUp

    As part of our vision to become a truly global IT organisation, we have started to build out local, autonomous, cross-functional squads that can take an aspect of our product and perfect it from concept to execution with full autonomously. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be a part of one of our new squads in Brazil, which means that you will have the freedom to experiment with new things and apply your ideas in our products.


    Your role and responsibilities

  • Be a technical leader within your team.
  • Participate in API design and implementation for both internal APIs and those exposed to our third-party integrators.
  • Provide thoughtful and comprehensive documentation and testing for your features before shipping them.
  • Design, implement, and iteratively improve new services and systems.
  • Collaborate with other Software, QA and DevOps engineers to ensure smooth deployment, continual operation and support for quality software.
  • Coach and mentor other engineers to increase their abilities and productivity.
  • Actively provide code review feedback to other software engineers, considering both style and implementation.
  • Interact daily with our different areas bringing technical perspective for each new feature, but also taking account the business value added on it.
  • Requirements

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies (Scrum or Kanban)
  • B.S. or M.S. Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent fundamentals;
  • 5+ years of experience in a Software Engineering Role;
  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Ruby, Javascript, Erlang/ Elixir, Java/Scala, GoLang, Python;
  • Fluent in Git;
  • Experience with SQL (PostgreSQL);
  • Solid OOP and Functional Programming skills;
  • Solid debugging, optimisation and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged attitude towards projects;
  • A strong candidate will also have:

  • Good working knowledge of message brokers - RabbitMQ, Kafka;
  • Frontend skills as sometimes it might be handy in new squads;
  • Experience working in an international, distributed team;
  • Benefits

  • Semi-annual off-sites, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather together. In the past we've gone to Bulgaria and Greece and a castle in the German countryside.
  • Nice and flexible working times
  • Empowerment to do great things and the opportunity to leave your mark in a high-growth organization
  • We have a close, welcoming and international community. Our team comes from 50 different countries creating a fun, international environment. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties, English classes, and more :)

  • 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.

    Vacancy opened 05-12-2018
    Location: Sofia

    Job purpose :

    We are the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe. We started out 6 years ago and built our payment service from scratch to shake up the industry and wake up the entrepreneur within anyone. We created a unique device that allows small merchants to accept card payments anywhere. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid.

    We are looking for strong candidates that have interest in helping us get there and building great products along the way. If you feel like one of these people, our office in Sofia is hiring for the position of a (Senior) Backend Engineer - eCommerce.

    In this role, you will have the chance to be a part of a new business venture building the eCommerce business of SumUp from the ground up, allowing you to be the owner of your work, take decisions and immediately put them into practice. You will join a small cross-functional team which will provide you with the opportunity to be leading the design, implementation and release of new delightful features across various platforms and establishing the existing leading global card acceptance role of SumUp further into the “card not present” space. We are developing and expanding modern APIs and services to offer seamless customer experience to our partners and merchants by launching new payment methods, stepping into new markets and extending product capabilities.

    In this role you will work on:

  • Build new consumer facing APIs or iterate over on existing APIs
  • Launch new payment methods to support global product offering
  • Integrate new payment acquirers, payment system providers and facilitators
  • Build new tools for use from our business and operations teams
  • Requirements

    You will be a great fit if you have the following qualifications:

  • Experience with Ruby, Node.js, Elixir
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs
  • Experience with RDBMS and Postgres in particular
  • Solid debugging, optimization and problem solving skills
  • Ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly
  • Data-driven approach when making decisions
  • Ability to write clear code that your teammates can understand and build upon
  • Ability to work across teams with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged attitude towards projects
  • Benefits

  • Be part of one of world’s most exciting startups, on a mission to take over the world.
  • Competitive compensation and education budget.
  • Three days of extra vacation +1 day added every year
  • Additional Health Insurance
  • Participate in our weekly developer events, like Lunch & Learn and Hack Fridays.
  • We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, yoga, massages and office parties.
  • At least one off-site every year, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather to hack together. In the past we've gone to Germany, Bulgaria and Greece.

  • 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.

    Vacancy opened 05-12-2018
    Location: São Paulo

    Job purpose :

    As a System Administrator, you would be working alongside other engineers to design tools that assist in the development of applications, but also allow development teams to deploy and run their applications in production. We use tools such as Amazon Web Services, Docker/Containers, Jenkins, Prometheus, GitHub and much more.


    We're looking for someone that is enthusiastic about new technologies, who's excited about working closely with a small group of engineers and developers, who enjoys taking ownership of their work, who wants to help us think about and design new infrastructure solutions, who wants to introduce new technology ideas, and who wants to learn.


    Yours Responsibilities

  • Ensure availability of Production and Development systems
  • Research, analyze and implement new technology solutions for infrastructure
  • Closely work with the development team to improve rollout and deployment of new product features and installations to facilitate our rapid and constant growth
  • Automate, automate and automate…
  • Requirements

  • English is mandatory as you'll be part of a truly global organization, you will work with people of 30+ different countries every day.
  • 5+ years experience with web services administration on Linux
  • Hands-on scripting with shell or Python/Ruby/Golang
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with monitoring highly available systems
  • Experience with automation tools (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, Chef or similar)
  • Experience in CI/CD solutions

  • It's a plus if you have experience with the following:


  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Terraform, Consul, Vault, Packer
  • ELK
  • Networking
  • Security standards
  • Prometheus or StatsD-based monitoring systems
  • Experience with Atlassian tools
  • Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Food and Transportation voucher
  • Gympass Discounts
  • Free italian coffee and free fruits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Empowerment to do great things and the opportunity to leave your mark in a high-growth organization
  • An amazing team and work environment, that works with passion and purpose to achieve incredible results
  • Opportunity to travel to Europe as part of a global engineering team

  • If you want to know what it's like to work at SumUp, check out our careers page at https://sumup.com/careers.

    We are looking forward to receiving your application!

    About us


    We started SumUp to make payments fast, intuitive and inexpensive so that transactions become "invisible", happening seamlessly in the background. By doing so we empower individuals to sell more, to buy more conveniently and with more choices, ultimately making merchants more successful and driving businesses' economic growth. To get there we build payment solutions that are Intuitive (user-centric), Inclusive (affordable) and Innovative (tech-enabled). We are a team of hardworking, talented people with one goal: build striking payment solutions to empower the world.

    We process more than 300 thousand transactions per month, and because of that we are moved by a desire to always seek the best solutions. Concurrency, high performance, scalability and high availability are ever-present in our daily routine. To accomplish this challenge, we use tools and languages that most suit any given problem so learning fast is one of the most welcome skills for us. We know we're in for some big challenges and in order to deliver the best solutions we'll need the best engineers. Are you up for this challenge? Apply now!

    Why work for us?


    We do things differently. We build our own payment solution end-to-end so that we can always offer the best value and service. We know how vital payment is to small businesses, so we use our technology to solve their problems. We believe in open and transparent communication, not strict rules and hierarchies. We are a team of hardworking, talented people with one goal: to build a better way to get paid. We've got some huge challenges ahead of us, and we need smart, creative people to help us tackle them. If you think you've got what it takes—join us


    Vacancy opened 05-12-2018
    Location: Sofia

    Job purpose :

    At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by de-hassling their lives and helping them to succeed. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there we are putting together an awesome team that is committed to one another and to our merchants. You could be our missing link! Help us bring card acceptance to the masses!

    Our boldness, startup mindset, empathy and love for product foster a creative environment for our employees. We value an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to build lasting relationships among our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can help small businesses grow.

    Currently our SumUp office in Sofia is looking for a Technical Writer.

    What you’ll be doing in this position

  • Manage the production and publishing of various documentation sets
  • Collaborate with Engineers and Product owners to understand new and existing features and functions
  • Identify user needs and use cases to focus priorities
  • Write and edit various technical documents, white papers, presentations and other content for a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Requirements

    Minimum qualifications:

  • Excellent English writing and communicating skills
  • Understand and communicate complex information in a clear, understandable and concise manner
  • 5 years of experience writing software documentation in a web production environment
  • Writing and editing experience
  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working closely with engineering and product teams as part of the software development process
  • Experience in project and process management of a documentation set
  • Experience in CMS (content management systems) and/or HAT (help authoring tools)
  • Proven track record of problem solving
  • Benefits

  • Be part of one of world’s most exciting startups, on a mission to take over the world.
  • Competitive compensation and education budget.
  • Three days of extra vacation +1 day added every year
  • Additional Health Insurance
  • Participate in our weekly developer events, like Lunch & Learn and Hack Fridays.
  • We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, yoga, massages and office parties.
  • At least one off-site every year, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather to hack together. In the past we've gone to Germany, Bulgaria and Greece.
  • Latest news

    SumUp Raises Funding

    European mobile point-of-sale company SumUp raised an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Venture Incubator AG, a Swiss venture capital firm founded by McKinsey & Company and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and backed by ABB, Bühler, Credit Suisse, Hilti, Nestlé, Novartis, Schindler, SUVA, Sulzer and ZKB. The company, which has

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    SumUp Raises Double-Digit Million Dollar Series C Funding

    SumUp, a London, UK-based Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, raised a double-digit million dollar Series C funding. The round was led by fintech venture capital firm Life.SREDA with the participation from existing investors Groupon, BBVA Ventures and other venture capital backers. The company will use the new funds to further build out its payment solution and

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    SumUp Receives Investment from BBVA Ventures

    SumUp, a Berlin, Germany-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, has just expanded its Series B funding round with an investment from BBVA Ventures. The amount of the funding was not disclosed. The company intends to use the proceeds from the investment to prepare for expansion into South America, and to further build out its end-to-end payment

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