DevOps Engineering Manager

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, affordable and easy to use.  Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this. Our long-term ambition is to enable businesses to close the loop to their consumers through beautiful and fair financial services. 

As a DevOps Engineering Manager, you will be working with engineers, other teams and stakeholders spread across the organisation, to design tools that assist in the development of applications, but also allow development teams to deploy and run their applications in production. We strive for end-to-end ownership in our teams and you will be working alongside the engineering teams, enabling them to be successful and help our engineers to reach their full potential, reach mastery of their skills and develop new competencies to advance their growth.

We're looking for someone that is enthusiastic about new technologies, who's excited about collaborating with other engineers, who enjoys taking ownership of their work, who wants to help us think about and design new infrastructure solutions, who wants to introduce new technology ideas, and who is eager to learn and self-improve.

The Platform tribe’s mission is to enable the delivery of valuable experiences to our merchants. We do this by providing tools, systems and APIs that allow SumUppers to efficiently innovate, build and run our products and services at scale.


What you’ll do 

  • Serve as a focal point for the team of high performing DevOps engineers and provide technical guidance, leadership and mentorship;
  • Roll up your sleeves and be involved in solving challenging technical problems;
  • Support engineers in designing and planning feature implementations;
  • Provide feedback to enable team autonomy and a scalable and maintainable code base;
  • Use regular 1:1 to guide your team through their career development and best use of their personal and development skills;
  • Set expectations with team members around their performance and behavior;
  • Be committed to understand and improve our engineering culture by driving team strengthening activities and knowledge sharing sessions;
  • Hire and onboarding engineers and peers;
  • Guide the team to achieve outstanding performance, measured by business impact.


You’ll be great for this role 

  • You are passionate about and have a deep understanding of DevOps, including existing and emerging DevOps trends and technologies and best practices;
  • You have proven experience in managing and developing a high performing team;
  • You have experience with enabling autonomous teams by shared processes and modular shared infrastructure as code;
  • You have a strong understanding of distributed systems architecture, cloud engineering environments (AWS, GCP) and container technologies (Docker and Kubernetes);
  • You are proficient in logging/monitoring/alerting approaches for highly available systems;
  • You have experience with automation tools (Terraform, Ansible, Packer, or similar);
  • You have experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, ArgoCD, Github Actions;
  • You have a good understanding of network and systems security;
  • You are fluent in English and comfortable communicating with global teams.


Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents;

  • SulAmérica health insurance plan (co-participation), Caju benefit (multiple possibilities: meals, culture, health), Partnership for mental health activities with Zenklub, optional dental assistance, transport voucher or parking space at the office building, meal/food voucher, Gympass, life insurance and more;

  • You’ll have the freedom to work from anywhere in Brazil. Our office is based in the heart of São Paulo, one of LATAM’s leading tech hubs and most vibrant cities.


About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that 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 the small business owners we partner with 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.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.