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Senior Software Engineer, Cloud Services

Poynt, Palo Alto, CA, US

Hardware, Software, and Apps for a connected merchant experience


About Poynt
Poynt was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. We set out to fix broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform running on top of a smart, all-in-one device.  The company has raised over $28 million in venture funding from prominent firms like Google Ventures.

Poynt is building the payment terminal and commerce platform of the future. Some of the largest merchants, developers, banks, and resellers in the world are key partners on this platform, and we aim to provide an incredible level of insight and control to each of these parties over their highly unique use cases and concerns.

Our real-time data pipeline ingests, normalizes, and aggregates billions of events from our apps and Smart Terminal, and deliver instant insights and trigger alerts on web/mobile apps for each of our customer types. We constantly tread the line between performance and scalability, using many different backend tools and optimizations to produce the most useful yet fastest interfaces and alert

About Us
With our founder and CEO Osama Bedier — former head of Google Wallet and long-time PayPal senior executive — we strive to create tools that will help merchants thrive in today’s evolving and connected commerce world.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from prominent tech companies like Google, PayPal, Visa, Square and others.

 About the Role
As a Cloud Software Engineer, you will work on the front lines with new clients to integrate and develop solutions.  We're fixing the way payments are done, so it requires us to have a Senior Software Engineer that will build solutions where others have failed and make a tremendous impact on this industry.  This role will sit on our Acquirer Experience team (AX).

Required Experience/Skills

  • Experinece with large scale cloud/API services, distributed systems, databases (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Understanding of the Java web app threading model, REST, HTTP, OAuth2, multi-layered security
  • Knowledge with web application servers (Tomcat, Glassfish, JBoss), Spring, JPA, Hibernate
  • Previous touch points of messaging systems and asynchronous processing
  • Experience or knowledge of OO, DI, IoC design patterns

Desirable Experience/Skills

  • ISO8583, AWS, Jenkins, CI/CD, Couchbase, Cassandra, Storm, Kafka, ElasticSearch, Redis, NIO, JSON schema, JWT, Maven, Nginx, Android, GoLang
Location: We are hiring for this role in both Palo Alto and Bangalore.

About Poynt

Our company was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. Our mission is to fix a broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform.

We were launched in 2013 by Osama Bedier, former head of Google Wallet. We are backed by Matrix Partners, Oak HC/FT Partners, Stanford-StartX Fund, Webb Investment Network, Nyca Partners, Google Ventures, and other individual investors.

Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from payments, VC and tech - many of our colleagues have worked at some of the Valley’s most iconic companies.

Want to learn more about Poynt? Visit Poynt's website.