Specialist Software Engineer

Bogota, Colombia /
GPO LATAM - Engineering /
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. 

Be part of the PayU team ! We are looking for a Specialist Software Engineer who will, research, develop, architect and document complex backend and web applications within an agile enviroment. Acting as subject matter expert within engineering teams and leading presentations that facilitate colaboration between technology and business teams.
What you'll do:  
Act as subject matter expert within Business and Technology teams.
Own the technical architecture and design of systems.
Design technical solutions based on business and functional requirements.
Guarantee clear documentation is mantained.
Ensure welldefined processes (e.g. code reviews, static analysis, etc.) are in place to maintain coding best practices.
Review code changes and solutions with the business justifying for tasks.
Guide the development process providing application/system architecture knowledge,
Conduct vendor evaluation on technical and software matters to support negotiations
Debugs or troubleshoot complex or critical issues that cannot be handled by engineering positions.
Create training programs for technologies within fields of expertise.

What you'll need to succeed:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
More than 8+ years’ software development experience.
Expertise designing and developing rich backend and web applications using various technologies and web services.
Expertise in at least one modern object oriented programming language (Java, Node.Js and Angular)
Solid knowledge in event based platforms (eg. Kafka, Event Bridge, Cassandra) 
Expertise in design patterns and software engineering principles.
Expertise in architectural patterns.
Proficiency in data storage patterns and practices, namely relational (SQL) and/or non-relational (NoSQL) platforms.
Proficiency deploying and troubleshooting the following tools:
- Process Automation & Scripting (e.g. Grunt, Maven, Ant, Powershell).
- Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins, Git Lab, SonarCube, Bit Bucket y Git).
Proficiency integrating backend applications and web solutions
Proficiency with cloud-based solutions (Amazon prefered) and deployment guidelines.
Proficiency in back end application performance and web performance, such as load balancing and caching (CDN, HTTP caching, memory caching, etc.).
Proficiency effectively designing the physical and logical architecture of a system across servers, data centers and content delivery
Fluency with system security within various platforms including Unix and Linux, SSL certificates, single sign-on, data encryption
and role-based authorization.
Familiarity with parallelization, MapReduce and similar algorithms, as well as an understanding of when to apply these techniques and their costs and risks.
Capable of maintaining and organizing revision control systems, including choosing a branching strategy and providing merge and
conflict resolution.
Capable of configuring continuous integration servers and defining multiple environments as required for each project.
Capable of designing and choosing a quality assurance process for the project including guidelines for unit tests, load testing and performance testing.

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.