Frontend Engineer - SumUp Bank


And that ENGINEER could be you!


About SumUp

At SumUp, we are driven to empower small businesses across the globe by helping them succeed. 

Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. To get there, we are putting together an awesome team, and you could be part of it! 

Your impact at SumUp

SumUp just raised near BRL 1.5 billion in our latest investment round. We are now centered on creating new and comprehensive financial services from scratch, focused on changing the lives of more than 40 million low income, unbanked brazilians. 

Your responsibilities

As Frontend Engineer of SumUp Bank, you will be part of a cross-functional agile squad, helping us to build out our new products and experiences. A few of the technologies we're leveraging at SumUp include:

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • GraphQL
  • Jest
  • Next.js
  • Node

The work you do will impact engineers working on the web across different products and applications across the company. You'll collaborate with peers in Product, Design and Engineering to get the big picture and work with other engineers to build tools, integrations, libraries, and infrastructure that support both the technical and product strategy of the company.

Please consider applying even if you don't meet 100% of requirements we are looking for:

  • +6 years of experience working with Frontend;
  • +1.5 years of professional experience working with React;
  • You not only love coding, but also take the time to reflect on the benefits and drawbacks of your tools, frameworks, languages or processes;
  • You know what to test, why to test it, and how to write meaningful tests.
  • Experience with or interest in Functional Programming techniques.
  • You know how to make pragmatic programming decisions in a complex codebase.
  • You love to mentor others and share your knowledge, and are also open to learn something from people with less experience than you.
  • You find it exciting to work in a high-growth environment with both immediate challenges as well as massive potential.
  • You care about user interaction, performance, usability, and of course – making the interface beautiful and accessible.
  • Advanced Portuguese and at least Intermediate English.

Your profile

  • Deep technical knowledge of the web stack, as well as how to apply general software engineering principles to the web context
  • Strong understanding of testing and the tools surrounding testing on the web
  • Ability to anticipate how developers are likely to use the tools you build, potential issues with your documentation, APIs, or abstractions.
  • Nice to have: Meaningful experience in DevOps and/or meaningful experience in backend technologies (e.g. backend programming languages, databases, server-side performance, etc.) or willingness to learn.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We currently have 52% women, 24% LGBTQ + and 7 nationalities in the Brazil team. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, 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.