Backend Engineer

Israel, Tel Aviv

GPO EMEA - Engineering

About PayU

PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth market throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 200.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 300 payment methods and PCI certified platforms to process approximately 1.2 million payments every single day.

Two years ago we acquired ZOOZ, our one-stop shop for international payments operation markets who manage and optimize multiple payment providers through a single platform.

The Engineering group at Zooz brings together Software design, Hardware and Infrastructure Management/Design and Operations and Engineering (DevOps). You’ll be a part of a rapidly growing team working across the technical organization comprised of other Engineers, Designers, and Product Managers. 

As a team, we challenge and mentor each other to do the best work of your career. You’ll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact on merchant’s commerce platforms, from a developer adding payments to the next big app to global e-commerce platforms and Financial Processing partners.

About the Role

We are looking for a brilliant experienced backend engineer to join our Engineering team and work on the company’s core system. As a part of the team, you will take part in designing and building our cloud-based solutions. You will face challenges of performance, scalability, and availability all of them in a cloud-based environment with the newest tools and services. This is a truly unique Engineer position putting you in charge of every aspect of the system and the development life-cycle.

What you’ll do

  • Work in an extreme agile team in a dynamic environment.
  • Build effective systems for working in a complex payment landscape.
  • Infrastructure design, Server side planning, and development at High load & Scale over a distributed environment (Mesos, K8S).
  • 100% Cloud-based development on top of AWS & distributed data center.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • 2+ years experience in one of the programming language Java, Scala, Go or Node.JS.
  • Passionate about building restful APIs with the latest technologies.
  • Experience with NoSQL database (Cassandra).
  • A creative thinker, passionate about problem-solving.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work independently in a dynamic work environment.
  • Excited about new technologies and extremely passionate about innovation and cutting edge technologies.
  • A team player with good communication skills.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of container world and distributed data centers.
  • Familiarity with distributed system concepts like parallel processing, consistency, replication, and scalability.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines – a plus.
  • Passion for 100% uptime systems.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience.