Senior Software Engineer, Payments

Dublin Office
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What’s the opportunity?

As a senior member of the team, you will play a crucial role in the design, architecture, and implementation of the next-gen payments platform. You will be working on delivering crucial components of the various payments system that handles Fin-Risk, Refunds, Attribution, Revenue Calculation, Revenue Distribution, and Reporting.  We have an exciting road map ahead of us across all of the above systems and it is also a unique opportunity to build core components at scale. 

Today we like React for UI and Python(Django)/Kotlin, MySQL/ Aurora/Singlestore on the backend, but we are constantly reevaluating our choices to make sure we use the right tools for the job. Our team members have a wide variety of backgrounds and we strongly believe that diversity, open-mindedness, and good communication yield the best results. We are looking for someone to join the team who has demonstrable experience in some of the areas listed below and a desire to learn and master anything else that comes their way - we are a learning company after all!

What You’ll Be Doing?

  • As a Senior member of the team, you will be working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment, interacting with product managers, designers, data scientists, and engineers to identify opportunities and implement solutions.
  • You might lead or be a part of various projects which may involve scoping and project/resource planning in addition to your software engineering responsibilities.
  • You will relentlessly refactor existing systems to make them more robust, maintainable, and scalable.
  • Work on innovative ideas in the payments domain to be future-ready.  
  • Actively Mentor junior Engineers in the team.

What is required to be successful in this role?

  • Strong CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
  • Design and architecture knowledge, as well as familiarity with object-oriented design patterns.
  • Troubleshooting & problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and effective communication skills.
  • Curiosity to learn and grow

Where do we work?

Over the last 2 years, we have let teams and individuals adapt and figure out how they can be most effective in a remote-first world. As offices in Dublin reopen, we have adopted a hybrid model where those needing the office are welcome to do so and teams are encouraged to align on what works best for them.





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