Backend Software Engineer

at Zettle by Paypal in Edinburgh for salary not provided

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.

In 2018, Zettle joined forces with PayPal to go further in its mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. By offering them easy tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we are empowering merchants from all over the world to reach their full potential. Our journey in putting an end to ordinary is just starting. Together, we’re extraordinary. Together, we’re made for more and the best is yet to come. Are you game?

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives. We’re a purpose-driven company, and our beliefs are the foundation of how we conduct business every day. We’re guided by our core values of Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. Collectively, these values inspire us to work together as One Team with our customers at the center of everything we do, and to take care of ourselves, each other, and the communities in which we live and work. We challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. Join us as we enable the hopes, dreams, and ambitions of millions of people around the world.

In 2021, iZettle became Zettle by PayPal, to go further in its mission to redefine financial freedom and help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. By offering them the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we are empowering sellers across the globe to reach their full potential. We believe that together we’re made for more and think that the best is yet to come. Our journey in putting an end to ordinary is just starting — Are you with us?

As our quest to democratise financial services continues at blazing speed, Zettle's Point of Sale (POS) Alliance is looking for a passionate Backend Software Engineer to join our Connect Partners team.

A glimpse of what you would get here

As part of our Point of Sale Alliance, the Connect Partners Team has a wide remit, covering 3rd party integrations with our POS, to creating developer tools that we aspire to be seen as best in class. In other words, this position is a unique opportunity for you to join an agile, innovative, cross-functional team, helping to enable developers from all around the world to build innovative new experiences, powered by Zettle and PayPal.

At Zettle, we believe in using the best tools and we continuously review our toolkit, architecture and ways of working. Today, our Tech Stack includes Java 17, Kotlin, Dropwizard, Ktor, Docker, Terraform, PostgreSQL, and everything is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

You will have a mission to architect and develop new systems, write clean code, build infrastructure, and monitor our systems. Your day-to-day life would include:

  • Working in an agile team to design, implement, and maintain simple and reliable features, with a high level of autonomy
  • Collaborating with Tech Leads, other Teams, and Developers across the whole Backend Chapter - including code reviews, show-and-tells, and mob programming sessions
  • Experimenting and learning about system design, new technologies, and refining our processes, in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Ensuring a high level of quality, usability, and maintainability of the systems and components that you build, through the use of unit and automated testing

The skills & traits to succeed

  • Great communication and collaboration skills, combined with a desire to be part of a truly Agile environment
  • A team player mindset, and a willingness to continuously learn and share your knowledge: you're known for being reliable, curious, and bold, and always consider the next developers when you’re building things
  • Proven experience in Backend Development, ideally with Java 8+ and SQL experience
  • Experience of building and maintaining quality, standardized, RESTful APIs, and a good knowledge of Microservice architecture patterns

Earn extra points if you are…

  • Familiar with Kotlin, or willing to learn – most of our new systems use it
  • Familiar with cloud platforms – we use AWS for almost all our systems
  • Experienced in Fintech or/and Financial services

Ready to swap “everyday” for extraordinary?

Great! Let's take things further: Hit apply and/or let's talk! We’d love to talk to a diverse range of candidates – get in touch even if you aren’t quite sure you meet all the criteria.

We are all for equality for all.

Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewellery makers. You name them - at Zettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.

For more than 20 years, PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 400 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying, or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Our Benefits:

At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.

We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

Who We Are:

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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit paypal.com.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at paypalglobaltalentacquisition@paypal.com.

As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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