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Engineering Lead - Gateway

Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Closes: 28 Apr 2021
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHE_09a4020d-f35d-4fb9-8f25-ad9ac07aa545

We're Checkout.com

We're building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow's technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises - like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas - launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work - faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

Build tomorrow, today.

About us

Launched in 2012, Checkout.com is a leading international provider of online payment solutions. Checkout.com is built on 100% proprietary technology and handles every part of the payment process, providing complete transparency across the entire payment value chain. We currently process 150+ currencies and offer access to all international cards and popular local payment methods to merchants through one integration. Customers in our portfolio include international businesses like Samsung, Transferwise, Hopper, Virgin and Adidas. Our mission is to partner with smart businesses to optimize their payments, increase revenue and meet the dynamic needs of their customers. We are building a unique work environment where our people aspire to solve complex problems and deliver valuable solutions. We believe that excellence can be achieved through a dynamic culture driven by collaboration and teamwork.

About the team - Gateway

The Gateway is the core of the journey for all merchants processing through Checkout.com.

As the customer-facing component of the payment processing flow, downtime, errors, and delays in processing directly translate into lost revenue for our merchants. Because of this, performance, reliability, scalability, and visibility are the development principles that the team lives by. The Gateway team is responsible for providing merchants with a unified API for processing payments, enabling card tokenization, smart routing to acquirers, productizing acquiring functionality, and much more.

About the role

A leadership mentality is required as you will own an entire product component as well as leading a team of engineers. The ideal candidate is passionate and spirited, customer focused, lives and breathes Agile and firmly believes in creating clean, testable code. If the challenges facing a fast-scaling, technically focused company interest you, hopefully, you can make a great impact here!

About You
    • 2+ years experience leading a technical engineering team
    • Solid experience in Software Development, Design and Architecture
    • Strong .NET framework knowledge
    • Strong experience with .NET Core and ASP.NET Core
    • Enjoy learning new skills and using the best tools for the job
    • Strong knowledge and application of software design patterns
    • Exposure to scalable and high throughput software
    • Excellent practical knowledge of OOP concepts and SOLID principles
    • Solid understanding of HTTP and RESTful design
    • Experience with SQL and NoSQL
    • Experience with Unit and Integration testing
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment workflows
    • Cloud-based application development experience (we use AWS)
    • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Fluent in English and C#

What you will be doing
    • Designing, developing and delivering new features on our RESTful API and related services
    • Collaborating with globally distributed and multidisciplinary teams
    • Assisting requirements identification and producing specifications
    • Creating and maintaining a development environment for efficient testing and integration
    • Assisting QA to define acceptance tests
    • Supporting the creation and maintenance of technical documentation
    • Participating in team knowledge management and making recommendations for continuous improvement of SDLC
    • Contributing and adhering to API coding standards, best practices, and procedures
    • Line managing a team of engineers
    • Leading and mentoring teammates
    • Innovating

What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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More about Checkout.com

We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.

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