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Senior Software Engineer - Tech Finance - London

Posted: 11 May 2021 Closes: 10 Jul 2021
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1328941604

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.

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Passionate about technology but not evangelists of any single one sums up our approach to technology selection, all developers are empowered to understand and question technology choice, an increasing number of our teams own the entire DevOps model for their products. The following are examples of technologies and frameworks used commonly throughout the business:

- .Net Core 3.1

- Various SQL and NoSQL offerings

- Microservices based architectures

- AWS

- Terraform

Many ongoing and upcoming technical projects here at are focused around the scalability and optimisation of high performant systems, so if the above stack and the challenges facing a fast-scaling, technically focused company interest you, hopefully you can make a great impact here!

Tech Finance is a suite of products responsible for enhancing and optimisation 's financial processes, becoming the golden source and distribution hub of financial data to a variety of end user groups. With 's fast paced growth and complex business domain we thrive in the ongoing challenges of data integrity, granularity, and scalability.

Fort - our proprietary greenfield financial reconciliation and treasury management tool has numerous exciting technical challenges. With a complex and evolving business domain and a rapidly increasing volume of transactions, there are huge learning opportunities here. CQRS architecture with horizontal scaling and event sourcing are just some interesting technical aspects.

Merlin - our clients' reconciliations and auditing through the provision of financial reports. Our reconciliation reports allow clients to reconcile their payouts with their balances and any payments or fees at a granular level, in addition to invoices which detail all fees over a given period. t. Merlin leverages an event-driven architecture with microservices that use serverless (Lambda Functions) to guarantee scalability, alongside PostgreSQL, Aurora MySQL and DynamoDB. We use Hangfire to control our scheduled jobs, S3 for storage of our reports and Terraform as our IaCB.

FinDev - this is the domain critical to ensuring accurate pricing on all merchant transactions. It ingests financial data from various sources and applies business logic to drive ledger movements. It's a complex and evolving business domain with high throughput requirements.

FinLab - Checkout's internal ledger system and the source of truth. We are responsible for managing the Client's wallet, exposing data to downstream reporting systems and via external facing APIs, posing unique challenges in building for scale while maintaining integrity. We are making use of event driven design patterns along with PostgreSQL, Aurora MySQL and DynamoDB.

About you:
    • Passionate about technology and experience using the above mentioned technical stack
    • A wide understanding and appreciation for software design and architecture
    • Strong communicator who thrives in collaborative environments and teams
    • Enthusiastic about delivery and have experience working in a fast paced agile environment
    • Desire to work on an exciting product suite, core to the continued success of a fast scaling technical business

What you will be doing:
    • Design, develop, and deliver new features on our RESTful API and related services
    • Collaborate with globally distributed and multidisciplinary teams
    • Assist in requirements identification and in producing specifications
    • Create and maintain a development environment for efficient testing and integration
    • Assist QA to define acceptance tests
    • Support the creation and maintenance of technical documentation
    • Participate in team knowledge management and make recommendations for continuous improvement of SDLC
    • Contribute and adhere to coding standards, best practices, and procedures

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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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