Android Technical Leader (F/M)

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Publish Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Courbevoie - La Défense - 92, Ile-De-France, FR

Company: worldline

About Worldline
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and #4 player worldwide. With its global reach and its commitment to innovation, Worldline is the technology partner of choice for merchants, banks and third-party acquirers as well as public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies in all sectors. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted and secure solutions across the payment value chain, fostering their business growth wherever they are. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Solutions & Services; Financial Services and Mobility & e-Transactional Services include domestic and cross-border commercial acquiring, both in-store and online, highly-secure payment transaction processing, a broad portfolio of payment terminals as well as e-ticketing and digital services in the industrial environment. In 2019 Worldline generated a proforma revenue of 5.3 billion euros. worldline.com


Android Technical Leader (F/M)

The Opportunity:

At Worldline, our technology addresses persistent challenges of the payment world. We design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies.

Axis is the leading in-store acceptance platform across Europe, it manages millions of payments each day. Our solution relies on payment server and terminal installed in our customer premises.
We are launching a program to go from our proprietary OS based terminals software to Android based terminals.

In this context, we are looking for a talented, motivated and ambitious Technical Leader to deliver our next generation payment terminal application.

In this role, you will:

  • build the squad (team) by recruiting internal and external resources.
  • design the software with state-of-the-art pattern to ensure maintainability and evolvability
  • build efficient and reliable software assets using agile practices.
  • work with an internal big partner that will deliver Nexo based payment engine.

Our teams are organized in Squads and Tribes in a context of Agile methodology type SAFE.
The Tech-Lead is responsible for successful delivery of the Android project / key features defined by the Product Owner involving his/her squad.
He/she drives and monitors the technical decisions in his/her squad and leads the teams that run and support the delivery of payment applications on Android.

Also, the Tech-Lead will work closely with the Continuous Delivery lead, the architect and other Tech-Lead of the Axis tribes to establish the necessary linkages in order to deliver on the strategic objectives established at the AXIS organization level.

Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Be the technical referent accountable for the good application of the state-of-the-art development practices in his/her team and for any technical arbitration.
  • Technical expert of his product.
  • Oversee work done by the Squad
  • Split EPICs in User Story detailed enough to allow Squad to implement them with confidence
  • Responsible for the tracking and monitoring of code quality metrics/KPI (tests, coverage, warnings, code static analysis, code review, coding standards etc...). He/she must ensure that the trend is continuously improving.
  • Support the PO to identify requirements, constraints and dependencies
  • Responsible for application integration and smooth deployment
  • Responsible for (end-to-end) functional quality, smooth integration and deployment of the product deliveries together with own team
  • Drive continuous quality improvement
  • Manage his/her squad (appraisal, objectives) and support them through the changes
  • Ensure that his/her team fills properly their timesheets

Signs of success:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Be reliable, rigorous, responsible, and autonomous.
  • Be curious, innovative, energetic, and dynamic.
  • Lead by example by contributing to the product improvement on a daily basis
  • Have a strong analytical ability
  • Ability to manage own time, workload and conflicting priorities
  • Reduce the technical debt (continuously fixing defects)
  • Participate to the setup of the new software factory (Agile/DevOps)
  • Empower people and create conditions of motivating environment
  • Monitor and track the good performance of his/her team (velocity, quality)
  • Create conditions of trust between his/her team, the business and especially with the Product Owner but also with all others AXIS stakeholders
  • Document the technical decisions that will be required to discuss with his/her management
  • Be the main interlocutor between his/her team and other squads, especially during all alignment meetings (synchro., service increment planning)

Skills we can’t do without:

  • Android : Advanced level
  • Java / kotlin: Advanced level
  • Language C / C++ : Medium level
  • Knowledge about payment (Nexo) is a strong plus
  • A good understanding of the Agile Method and the scrum framework (scrum master certification is a plus)
  • Knowledge on Docker, CMake, Git & GitLab-CI is strongly appreciated
  • Knowledge of specific business area around Android 
  • You graduated with a master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in similar activities and technical fields
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in management of a small or medium size software development team (one or several languages such as Java, Kotlin, C, C++)
  • Excellent English language skills (both verbal and written).
  • Due to the high level of interaction between the squat/tribe members, structurally full-time working from home is not possible.

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, 32 days’ annual leave, private medical insurance, an attractive pension scheme plus many more. We also operate a flexible benefits scheme, allowing you to purchase discounted products and services.

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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