Senior Software Engineer - Java, API, AWS, Microservices

Worldpay Global
London, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Software Engineer - Java, API, AWS, Microservices

Why is our Gateway 2.0 tribe the next step for you?

Our mission is to be the fastest, quality delivery machine centred on delivering Worldpay's next generation Payment Gateway for global e-Commerce players; elastically scalable, fault tolerant solution. It utilises Worldpay's unrivalled data to deliver superior payments outcomes and allows rapid, safe change by decoupling merchants from payment processing with our next generation Hypermedia API. Our platform is based on a polyglot technology stack, delivered as microservices, using Java/ Spring Boot, Scala/ Play/ Akka, Cassandra/ RDS. The infrastructure operates in a hybrid cloud mode across AWS and on-premise using Terraform, Ansible, OpenShift, Kubernetes.

Our squads are product-aligned with end-to-end ownership of product features. They are cross-discipline encompassing design, development, quality assurance and cloud infrastructure expertise. Our squads embrace DevOps culture and Continuous Delivery.

Here's a link to our engineering principles and a video of the team

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

You'll provide technical leadership, design and develop solutions as part of a squad in line with; the needs of a 24/7 service with 5 9's uptime, product specifications and drivers of business value, Worldpay architectural and design principles, test driven development, team standards and practices e.g. code quality, agile ways of working, technical debt control.

In this role, you'll be accountable for high quality engineering pipelines, continuous delivery of shippable software, and be part of an on-call rota for investigation and resolution of production system problems. You'll actively contribute to the engineering 'Chapter' (practice areas) within the Gateway 2 Tribe and mentor more junior engineers.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

You'll demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for developing in a test driven manner; from acceptance testing, to unit and integration testing. You'll have strong Java or Scala experience, continuous delivery expertise, and experience working in Agile DevOps environments. You'll be an advocate of clean code and INVEST principles, with good knowledge of software architecture and industry design patterns.

Multi-platform technology experience is great, ideally Java or Scala, JavaScript & SQL; we believe in polyglot approaches, so you'll be able to develop code in two or more of these languages. The frameworks we use are Spring, Play and Akka, so you'll have experience with one of these, as well as RESTful API design experience. It's also advantageous if you have prior experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform or Ansible.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.

Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.

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