Technical Lead

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Publish Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies. Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 12,000 people worldwide, with 2019 revenue of circa 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com


The Opportunity
You will work for Worldline’s Merchant Services Global Business Line. We cover the full retail value chain, online and in-store, through a complete approach, delivering a real digital journey for retailers and their customers and facilitating consumer engagement, via seamless services, on any device – with payment at the heart of the shopping experience.


More specifically, you will be working in Global Payments Integration and Orchestration vertical responsible for all the payment methods/products that are processed through our platform. You will play a key role in our technical discussions with focus towards increasing our proficiency through technical enhancements which will enable us process even higher number of transactions while keeping our customers happy.



Your day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Design, develop and test Java based solutions using Spring frameworks 
  • Translate software requirements into maintainable solutions within the existing application frameworks 
  • Develop and keep up with best practices for developing applications 
  • Identify and remove bottlenecks in the development process
  • Coach and enable others to get stuff done
  • Make decisions and gain consensus within a large group
  • Initiate the discussion with business and management to incorporate or introduce the new technology within the platform by sharing the right business case
  • Work closely with product owners and engineers to design, implement, continually improve highly scalable applications and services


Signs of success 

  • You’re a natural problem solver. You’re creative and analytical in equal measures
  • You’re resilient. You thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • You take a pragmatic and professional approach. You are constructive and solution driven 
  • You can communicate with both technical and non-technical staff at all levels in the organization, including senior management
  • You drive technical decision with clear argumentation
  • You can adapt style and approach to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders from a variety of different cultures
  • You have a good understanding of Backup, High Availability and Performance
  • You ensure PCI DSS & GDPR is applied continuously for all applications that fall under the tribe



Skills we can’t do without: 

  • At least 10 years of working experience on Java 8, Java 11+ and Spring Boot projects 
  • Knowledge of REST eco-system with focus on web performance and security aspects 
  • Knowledge of Unit Testing 
  • SQL, RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc.) 
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership 
  • Good team player and communicator with a flexible, customer-driven attitude. 
  • Ability to work cross-culturally and across regions 
  • Proficiency in English 



Skills we’d like: 

  • Knowledge of Payments industry
  • Knowledge of other programing languages
  • Knowledge of Oracle and other RDBMS 
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases
  • Cloud knowledge (e.g. AWS)
  • Knowledge of infrastructure (Caching, Load balancers, VPNs etc.)
  • Knowledge of architecture principals 



More reasons to join us

In addition to joining a global leader in digital transformation, you can also expect an excellent range of benefits. These include: a rewarding salary, 29.5 days’ annual leave, an attractive pension scheme plus many more. 


What’s more, we really value Innovation, Cooperation, Excellence and Empowerment. These values are reflected on our daily work. This is the core of our organization. At Worldline our top priority is to engage, encourage and develop you to help you improve your potential. In fact, we have comprehensive training and development programs in place demonstrating our dedication to developing your career.


Our success comes from strong skills, new insights, diverse points of view and the energy of all women and men from Worldline. Not only do they represent the Heart and Face of our company, they are also key players in our success. We make leading our talents a major asset in the success of our business.


Worldline is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


The 20 000 employees of Worldline are all different but share the same values. You can see it in the way we behave. We are curious and humble – we are learning every day, we keep things simple and everyone engaged. In our fast-moving industry, we are adaptable and life-long learners. Everyone demonstrates the same dedication to quality and efficiency. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of service. Above all, we never turn our back on a challenge. These values nurture a dynamic and innovative team where everyone can develop and grow.

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