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Software Engineer

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Description is one of the most exciting fintechs in the world. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, The Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Sainsbury’s, Deliveroo, Adidas, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and a Great Place to Work accredited company. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. Join us to build the digital economy of tomorrow.

Job Description

Global payments are complex and ever-evolving. At Checkout our software engineers develop the next-generation payments technologies that enable our Merchants to boost their acceptance rates, cut processing costs, fight fraud, and create cutting edge technology that enables extraordinary customer experiences.

We're looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas, have a curious nature and are passionate about working in an Engineering environment which focuses on building products to achieve the company's strategic goals. You’ll get to work with teams from across’s portfolio of products and services who all have a real customer first philosophy.

As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Checkout's needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward. With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

What are we looking for:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

  • Proficiency in .NET C#, Java, or Go, with a strong understanding of software development principles. in either a backend or full stack environment.

  • Great communication skills and ability to interact effectively with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Experience working in agile environments and delivering high-quality code within tight deadlines

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Payments or financial knowledge is a plus, but not a necessity

How you’ll make an impact

  • Be part of, and collaborate with, cross-functional teams including product management, across a large engineering community

  • Define and design loosely coupled, scalable systems in a wider microservices using industry best practices

  • Stay up-to-date, use, and spread knowledge of the latest technologies used by Checkout

  • Write clean, maintainable, extendable and testable code on some of Checkout’s most impactful systems

  • Build, own and operate your systems to the highest levels of resilience and service.

  • Mentor junior team members and assist in their technical development

Additional Information

Apply without meeting all requirements statement

If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

We believe in equal opportunities

We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.

Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.

When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.

We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.

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