Lead Software Engineer

Bangalore, India /
Credit - 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. 

Company: PayU Finance India Private Limited.

About the Role:
As a Lead Software Engineer you’re expected to support a team of young and vibrant bunch of engineers by guiding them through our dev processes and best practices. You’re also expected to support existing functionalities and to build out new features which are part of the Development Roadmap.


About the team:
PayU Finance is the credit and lending arm of the PayU brand (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Prosus group. Previously Naspers group) headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands. PayU Finance India has disbursed about 20 billion loans to date by volume and has disbursed more than $280 million in consumer credit. PayU Finance provides consumers with easy access to affordable short-term loans up to INR 5 lacs that can be availed in the form of personal loans, point of sale EMI, and express loans.
PayU Finance operates under two brands - LazyPay and PaySense with a focus on Buy now Pay later and personal loan products.
Excited yet? Continue reading to find out more about the role:

What you’ll be doing:
          Understand business requirements and identify best approach to serve the requirement without risking system’s conceptual sanity.
          Ensure adoption and adherence of agreed upon coding practices within the team.
          Uphold the sanity and sanctity of owned systems.
          Apply knowledge of accepted design and architectural practices to evolve systems both in concept and in performance.
          Optimise flows within systems for better performance in response times and memory consumption.
          Tear down unused flows and concepts to make way for the new and evolved ones.
 
 
 
 
 
What are we looking for?
·         Someone who takes ownership and believes in seeing through tasks to its completion despite facing any challenge.
·         Someone who is not averse to learning and growth and has an open mind about inputs/suggestions from any stakeholder.
 


Bonus point if you have:
     Experience in the Fintech domain and/ or B2C product experience
     An engineering degree in Computer Science (or) software development experience
     Worked on products with a massive user scale - 1 Mn+ DAUs especially
 
What we offer
     A positive, get-things-done workplace
     A dynamic, constantly evolving space (change is par for the course – important you are comfortable with this)
     An inclusive environment that ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions.
     Ability to learn cutting edge concepts and innovation in an agile start-up environment with a global scale
     Access to 5000+ training courses accessible anytime/anywhere to support your growth and development (Corporate with top learning partners like Harvard, Coursera, Udacity)

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.