Berlin, Germany

About OptioPay

OptioPay is a payment processor with a difference. Our software increases the value of any payment received by consumers from companies, by combining bank transfers with higher value gift cards. By integrating payments to employees or customers with effective marketing we aim to create a completely new, performance based, advertising channel. We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer (Golang) to start as soon as possible. If you share our vision then look no further for your next career move!

Our Philosophy

The OptioPay way isn’t easy. We work hard, and push ourselves to the limit. We challenge the orthodoxy and seek new frontiers. We accept only the brilliant and expect brilliance. We’re looking for people who want to change the world. Our aim is to fundamentally change the nature of B2C payments. To do this we need your talent, creativity and drive. What we offer in return is a challenging but supportive environment, with a shared vision and passion. As an equal opportunities employer, we seek talent from anyone and anywhere. Our diverse team in Berlin hail from all around the globe; a fun and friendly group with a multitude of talents. Though sales and customer satisfaction are the ultimate focus, our decisions flow from data. By understanding how OptioPay users and partners interact with our product we aim to anticipate their needs and reduce the complexity of payments.

Your Role

  • To create and maintain (micro)services written in Golang and running on CoreOS
  • To be part of an empowered and self-organizing SCRUM team
  • To extend our restful API and data model which is managed mainly in Kafka and PostgreSQL
  • To pair program and peer review solutions written by others to improve code quality and further knowledge sharing
  • To help us reach more customers by integrating the OptioPay platform with banks, PSPs, insurances and other financial systems
  • To run the code you build with your team on our clusters self-dependent

Your Profile

  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience as software engineer. Preferably you already worked professionally with Golang before
  • You have a strong interest in API design and experience in creating externally used APIs
  • You are experienced with tools like git, GitHub, Docker and have expertise in test automation such as Go Test and Jenkins
  • You have some experience with Linux-based operating systems and bash scripting
  • You are familiar and interested in distributed, scalable systems with high availability

Our Offer

  • Individual responsibility and the opportunity to grow professionally
  • Work directly with our founders and gain experience of an international, venture backed, startup
  • Access to a global network of successful entrepreneurs
  • Become part of a multinational, talented team of 50 working in Berlin
  • Prime office location - on the 30th floor of the Allianz Tower in Treptower Park
  • Free breakfast, drinks and fruit to keep energy levels high
  • Various fun team events (weekly team lunch, Friday after work drinks and BBQ, monthly Women Power Lunch, Girls Night etc.)
  • EUR 2,000 cash if you don't like us and decide to leave after 2 months
  • Semi-monthly OptioAcademy - our internal knowledge sharing project
  • EUR 2,000 annual training budget - Train Your Brain
  • Free educational books
  • Your choice of hardware

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