Backend Engineer

Tel Aviv, Israel /
GPO EMEA - Engineering /
Full-time
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

About PayU
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth market throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 200.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process approximately 1.2 million payments every single day.
Two years ago we acquired ZOOZ, our one-stop shop for international payments operation markets who manage and optimize multiple payment providers through a single platform.
The Engineering group at Zooz brings together Software design, Hardware and Infrastructure Management/Design and Operations and Engineering (DevOps). You’ll be a part of a rapidly growing team working across the technical organization comprised of other Engineers, Designers, and Product Managers. 
As a team, we challenge and mentor each other to do the best work of your career. You’ll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact on merchant’s commerce platforms, from a developer adding payments to the next big app to global e-commerce platforms and Financial Processing partners.
About the Role
We are looking for a brilliant experienced backend engineer to join our Engineering team and work on the company's core system. As a part of the team, you will take part in designing and building our cloud-based solutions. You will face challenges of performance, scalability, and availability all of them in a cloud-based environment with the newest tools and services. This is a truly unique Engineer position putting you in charge of every aspect of the system and the development life-cycle.
What you’ll do
Work in an extreme agile team in a dynamic environment.
Build effective systems for working in a complex payment landscape.
Infrastructure design, Server side planning, and development at High load & Scale over a distributed environment (Mesos, K8S).
100% Cloud-based development on top of AWS & distributed data center.
What you’ll need to succeed
2+ years experience in one of the programming language Java, Scala, Go or Node.JS.
Passionate about building restful APIs with the latest technologies.
Experience with NoSQL database (Cassandra).
A creative thinker, passionate about problem-solving.
Self-motivated with an ability to work independently in a dynamic work environment.
Excited about new technologies and extremely passionate about innovation and cutting edge technologies.
A team player with good communication skills.
Desired Skills
Knowledge of container world and distributed data centers.
Familiarity with distributed system concepts like parallel processing, consistency, replication, and scalability.
Experience with CI/CD pipelines - a plus.
Passion for 100% uptime systems.
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience.
About us:  
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more www.payu.com 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.