Engineering Lead - ProcessOut

London /
Technology – Software Engineering /
Permanent Full-time
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 optimise 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.

In May 2020, we completed a $150m Series B funding round, tripling our valuation to $5.5bn.

Engineering Lead at Checkout.com:
 
ProcessOut is a company recently acquired by Checkout.com. We run a payment API that large online merchants rely on to improve their processing performance. Our goal within the next year is to bring this technology to the full Checkout.com client portfolio, while improving our existing platform and ensuring its stability.
 
You will lead our payments and infrastructure teams to accomplish this high-impact migration. You will also be in charge of managing the roadmap of our existing environment, while keeping our production environment stable. The ideal candidate has deep payment knowledge, significant expertise in most of our areas of stack, and a track record at establishing a long-term technical vision and delivering it.

About You:

    • Exposure to building & operating reliable systems
    • Experience within the FinTech/Payments industry
    • Solid understanding of HTTP and RESTful API design
    • Experience with the Go programming language
    • Experience with public clouds and infrastructure-as-code software (we use AWS & Terraform)
    • Experience with container orchestration systems (we run Kubernetes) 
    • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Solid experience in software development, design and architecture
    • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment workflows
    • Excellent communication skills, ability to interact effectively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Fluent in English

    • Don't meet all the requirements? Please still apply if you think you are the right person for the position. We are always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

What you will be doing:

    • Lead and support our Payments and Infrastructure teams; work with our Data team
    • Be responsible to meet and exceed our API’s high uptime requirements. This the most important metric for our product.
    • Handle our incident response and post-incident investigation processes; participate in on-call rotations
    • Research, experiment and plan for the long-term vision of our payment products, their underlying technology, and our infrastructure
    • Work with key customers and third-party payment processing partners to improve performance
    • Manage our PCI DSS compliance program
    • Maintain high quality standards and best practices for code, infrastructure and documentation
    • Contribute to designing, developing, and delivering new features for our products
    • Hire and develop engineers on the team, and help them advance in their careers
We are always looking for great people so if you don’t see a role here that fits you but you want to work with us, please send us your CV and a cover letter explaining the kind of role you are searching for and we will contact you.

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Due to the numerous amount of application received, only the ones corresponding to this job profile will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful.

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