Technical Business Development Manager

  • SumUp
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Business Development

Job Description

About us

We are the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe. We started out 5 years ago and built our payment service from scratch to shake up the industry and wake up the entrepreneur within anyone. We created a unique device that with the smartphone that’s in your pocket, allows small merchants to accept card payments anywhere. Whether our merchants are brewing coffee or fixing cars, we want to make technology that everyone knows how to use. So our merchants can get on with what they do best. From our paperless onboarding to taking the first payment, we make it easy. Traditional offerings leave out small businesses, we don’t. We are open and honest about our pricing and have no hidden fees.

Today, hundreds of thousands of small businesses in 16 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid. In addition to our original hardware, mobile and web apps we have gone on to develop a suite of APIs and SDKs to integrate SumUp payment into other apps and services.

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. We are a team of hardworking, talented people with one goal: to build a better way to get paid. We’ve got some huge challenges ahead of us, and we need smart, creative people to help us tackle them. If you think you’ve got what it takes - join us.

Job Teaser

SumUp’s vision is to become a first global card acceptance brand by redefining the industry standards through constant technology driven innovation. While Payments landscape is undergoing rapid change driven by innovation on technological regulatory side and payments remain very local, one size does not fit all and a perfect payment product is a moving target. We are looking for a self driven personality who shares our vision to help us build payments infrastructure ground up.

Job Description

  • Building payments infrastructure: Work closely with our product and business development teams to understand the requirements per market and build business foundations upon which the products will be built, whilst always keeping strategic perspective;
  • Optimizing payments processes and driving new initiatives: Here is were your creativity and initiative are asked: based on data analyses you will need to identify opportunities for streamlining our payments processes as well as costs, come up with value based proposals and drive the change;
  • Keeping the business running:
    • Managing relationship with our partners on regular basis and supporting regular Due Diligence requests among other things.
    • Coordinating: Being a single contact point for our acquiring, card brand and banking partners and coordinating projects with internal stakeholders (Product, operations, compliance) and vice versa


  • Business or technical educational background // Bachelor degree;
  • 1-3 years experience - ideally in the payments industry - we do equally value fast learners!;
  • You have strong Critical/Analytical thinking as well as communication skills;
  • You are independent and use hands-on approach for problem solving;
  • Desire to learn about the payments industry;
  • Excellent language skills (verbally and written) in English (other languages are a plus);
  • Start-ups thrill you! You’re able to identify yourself with them and you know what awaits you when working for one. Start-up experience a definite plus.


  • Flat hierarchies and the opportunity to have an impact, irrespective of your job description.
  • Convenient location in the heart of Mitte at U-Bahn Oranienburger Tor.
  • All the startup swag you expect: kicker table, table tennis, beer in the fridge, and more!
  • Our office has a strong sense of community; we get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, soccer, and yoga.
  • Our team comes from 24 different countries creating a fun, international environment.

Feel free to contact us for more info on our careers!