Senior Backend Engineer, Global Data Teams

Prague, Czechia /
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:
We are a leading Global payment organization with 3500 employees worldwide, 100.000 merchants in EMEA and LATAM, 200 payment products with offices in 18 countries across EMEA, LATAM, India, USA and Asia.
Your projects will span geographies and cultures so we want passionate and open minded software engineers to work in an innovative and democratic environment where your voice and true self will matter. We don't have a headquarter so you can forget about 10 levels agreements for implementing a new technology or idea. Everything you need is just two video calls distance.
 
 
ABOUT THE TEAM:
Be part of a new global Data Engineering team that will provide data as a service for both internal purpose and to our customers. You will be involved in architecture of new data mesh systems and build scalable, robust, and high-quality data onboarding and governance services for our Global data hub by cooperating with varied data producers and consumers, ranging from product, business analytics to data science.
 
 
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What you’ll be doing:
  • Architecture and suggesting new technologies and tools
  • Perform code reviews and prioritize the requirements for the team, understanding the business needs.
  • Hands-on, E2E responsibility for data processing tools from design to production. Including monitoring and ensuring our SLAs.
  • Work closely with engineering teams, data scientists and product managers to support features development on top of the data.
  • Evaluate and deploy new technologies to expand our data tech-stack and support our products requirements
 
 
What are we looking for?
 
Mandatory:
  • Proven experience of more than 5 years with building backend applications
  • Experience with strongly typed programming languages with functional programming features - Scala, TypeScript
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservices architecture
  • Hands-on experience with distributed data processing tools and streaming technologies: Spark, Kafka etc.
  • Experience with AWS services such as EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift or other Cloud technology
  • Experience with Relational SQL and NoSQL databases
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
 
 
Very nice to have:
  • Proven experience with Kubernetes
  • Proven experience with Data lake solutions such as Snowflake
  • Proven experience with other programming languages (Python, Java, Go…)
  • Concept – CICD pipelines
  • In a nutshell, passion for programming and not just for a programming language
 
 
 
What we offer (Standard)
  • A diverse working environment within a multicultural setting
  • An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions.
  • A positive, get-things-done workplace
  • A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this)
  • Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale
  • A democratic work environment where you can drive your outcomes
 
 
ABOUT US:
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor whose vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact.
We developed our own payment processing products and services in order to give people in high growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive.
Expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from recruiting best engineering and product teams to investing in technology entrepreneurs, offering credit to underserved individuals and helping our merchants buy, sell and operate online. 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 our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to 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.
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.