Backend Engineer (PHP) - Merchant Growth

Who we are

The Merchant Growth Tribe’s mission is to build an ecosystem of simple yet powerful products for our 1.5m+ merchants around the world which will help them grow their business. This includes our Goodtill team, who is building a robust restaurant POS system that allows our merchants to process contactless payments seamlessly. The Goodtill team is looking to bring on an experienced PHP Engineer to further develop and build our POS solutions in the UK.

What you’ll do

  • Work in a highly cross-functional team and thoughtfully ship code often.
  • Run efficient tests, understand why to test it, and know how to write meaningful tests.
  • Contribute to our ambitious goals by making it extremely simple for merchants all over the world to use our POS products.
  • Collaborate with product managers and the support team to build new features for our users to help them grow their businesses.  

You'll be great for this role if

  • You have 5+ years of relevant professional experience building in PHP using Laravel.
  • You strive for maintainable and clean code, but also know when to be pragmatic and make your "shortcuts" easy to delete in a crunch. 
  • You have a proactive attitude and a product mindset − you own what you build. 
  • You care deeply about automation and CI/CD and have a deep understand of API performance and optimisation techniques.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.
  • You'll have the opportunity to make an impact as we work in flat hierarchies.
  • You'll attend global offsites and regular team events.
  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 
  • We offer 25 days paid leave.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.