Product Owner

  • SumUp
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Product Manager

Job Description


About us

We are the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe. Our company vision is to become the first ever global card acceptance brand. Today hundreds of thousands of merchants accept card payments with SumUp in 16 countries including Germany, France, UK, Brazil and the U.S.

Why work for us?

We do things differently. We build our own payment solution end-to-end so that we can always offer the best value & service. We know how vital payment is to small business, so we use our technology to solve their problems. We believe in open and transparent communication, not strict rules and hierarchies. If you’re looking for the chance to innovate, and disrupt the payment industry – join us.


As our new Product Owner, you can be part of something huge: put your ideas to work, helping thousands of small merchants to accept card payments and grow their businesses.

Here is a flavor with a few concrete examples of your day-to-day job:

  • Empathize with our customers so you can continuously improve our product, with new disruptive features and an ever-improving user experience
  • Understand the big-picture of our business and translate it into easy-to-grasp requirements and tasks to our development team
  • Understand the payment industry so you can find smart ways to achieve our goals, combining existing market solutions with our internal capabilities

As a product owner at SumUp you will:

  • be part of a team driving a vision to make SumUp the first global card acceptance brand
  • research the market, players, competitors and partners to gage insight and build a feature roadmap
  • study customers’ needs and translate them into clearly defined product requirements
  • work closely with a team of engineers to implement user stories into customer features
  • balance new feature development, technical debt payoff, and routine maintenance work with focus on time to market and functional design
  • not shy away from prototyping, wire-framing, mockup-ing and eating your own dog food
  • advocate for your product within the organization and outside
  • manage stakeholder relationships
  • support our sales, partnerships and operational teams
  • document and train


We are in search of fresh additions to our product team. If you are a person who:

  • has launched and grown products in existing and new markets
  • is enthusiastic about customers and understands their needs
  • can inspire, excite and lead by example
  • feels strong ownership of own and team’s work
  • enjoys responsibility and has a hands-on approach
  • has keen interest in or previous experience with card acceptance, mPOS, e-payments, online gateways and shops
  • possesses product or technical background in web and mobile applications
  • appreciates incremental software development with focus on fast product delivery
  • is an analytical and practical problem solver

Then you are what we are looking for.


We offer:

  • an opportunity to work on an innovative product that will change the world of payments
  • a challenging role where you can apply your skills and develop your ideas
  • great startup team spirit and dynamic work environment
  • flexible work organization
  • opportunities for professional development
  • competitive salary
  • company events
  • a brand new office in the heart of Sofia

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role please send your CV and cover letter!