Head of Card Payments Engineering

A bit about us

We couldn’t bear the thought of ‘just another payment platform’. Paytently is here to make payment experiences genuinely personal, rock-solid reliable, and to bring a breath of fresh air, all because we deeply care about your business and its connections.

Paytently is an elite B2B payments orchestration platform, crafted by industry leaders with a passion for revolutionising the payment landscape. Our fully scalable AI-driven platform streamlines transactions, smartly routing each one to the ideal acquirer for a simpler, curated and more efficient experience. Our emphasis on meaningful connections sets us apart, transforming typically faceless transactions into delightful collaborations. We’re all about making payments smarter, easier, and, dare we say, more fun.

Overview of the role

Paytently is on the lookout for a seasoned Head of Card Payments Engineering to steer our dynamic engineering team. With your robust experience in the Card Payments industry, coupled with profound engineering and leadership skills, you will be at the forefront of crafting and optimising our innovative card payment solutions.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Leadership and Strategy: Lead the Card Payments Engineering team, setting strategic goals and objectives, and ensuring alignment with the overall organisational vision and mission.
  • Technical Expertise: Leverage your deep understanding of the card payments ecosystem, including processing, networks, and compliance standards, to innovate and enhance our payment solutions.
  • Engineering Excellence: Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of our card payment systems, ensuring they are robust, scalable, and secure.
  • CI/CD and IaC: Implement and optimise Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment pipelines and develop Infrastructure as Code to enhance deployment efficiency and security.
  • Team Development: Hire, mentor, and develop a world-class engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Industry Compliance: Ensure adherence to industry regulations and standards, including PCI DSS and liaise with stakeholders to drive the evolution of regulatory frameworks.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with other departments, such as product, QA, and operations, to deliver seamless and holistic card payment solutions.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the Card Payments industry with a focus on engineering and technology.
  • Proven leadership experience, with a track record of leading and scaling engineering teams.
  • Expertise in C#, AWS, Continuous Integration, Automated Testing, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Cloudflare.
  • Deep understanding of card payment processing, networks, and compliance standards like PCI DSS.
  • Excellent problem-solving, strategic thinking, and communication skills.

Benefits

  • Work from anywhere in the world
  • Full Health Insurance
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Annual contribution to gym/health club
  • Choose you equipment of preference (the best tools to get the job done)
  • Optimal holiday allowance specific to your country
  • Quarterly team events and activities
  • Paytently welcome pack
  • Friday lunches & open bar in the Malta HQ

To apply for this job email your details to careers@paytently.com