Team Lead - Payments

  • Klarna
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Developer

Job Description

Here at Klarna our goal is to improve the online buying experience for our consumers and merchants all over the world and change the way consumers buy online. We want to become the world’s favorite way to buy. We have more than 1200 employees and we’re active in 18 countries. We serve 35 million consumers and work with 50,000 merchants, processing over 400,000 transactions every day.

The teams in the Payments domain here at Klarna are at the core of what we do at Klarna. The teams are responsible for making sure that money moves in a smooth way and build services that are part of the actual money flow between merchants, consumers, partners and banks. If you want to be in control of every cent that is sent globally at Klarna and all Klarnas merchants, work on new payment methods that Klarna offers globally, then Payments is the place to be.


You will play an important part of making this happen by building amazing products with your team. Your role as Team Lead is to inspire, mentor and enable the team towards shared goals. You will ensure the team's delivery capabilities and that engineering  best practices and Agile development processes are applied. You are technical hands on and you will provide the technical roadmap for the team. We believe you are great at leading design discussions, retrospectives and empowering teams to find solutions to complex engineering challenges. You are still hands on and technical with a strong passion in technology as well as people.


You’ll be given the opportunity to work with one of the most important pieces of Klarna, in a small team alongside some of the most talented people in the industry.


You should get in touch with us if you…

  • enjoy leading teams of Engineers and care about the product and business outcome
  • want to solve complex business problems with your team in a clean and simple way
  • enjoy driving design discussions, assessing technical tradeoffs, establishing best practices and mentoring less experienced Engineers.
  • enjoy coding in Scala and bring experience or are eager to learn it
  • are used to creating REST API:s and know how to work with messages queues as an integration method
  • are not afraid to work with infrastructure or Javascript development if it’s needed to deliver business value in the team
  • you bring experience from working with payments (direct debit, credit cards, etc) or are eager to learn more
  • are used to working with the entire lifecycle of a service, from writing application code and tests to deploying it to production and supporting it
  • large scale services is something that excites you and you know how to build and run services with stellar uptime
  • deploying code multiple times a day using automated pipelines feels very natural.
  • enable employees to achieve their full potential and grow with the organisation.
  • working as a team is part of your DNA; we respect and support each other, and we practise agile methodologies including pair and mob programming.
  • learning and succeeding in fields you haven’t worked in before gets you up in the morning.



Culture - You'll have an opportunity to work with people from 42 different countries in our English-speaking office in Stockholm city centre.


Compensation - You’ll get an attractive salary, pension and insurance plans, along with 30 days annual leave.


Learning - We have a learning and development focused environment with an emphasis on knowledge sharing, training and regular internal technical talks.


Family & Relocation - We offer a flexible work schedule, full parental leave compensation for 12 months and relocation support if you need it.


We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, and people from all over the world. We’re a team of technically curious problem solvers. Come and join us.


Code in your spare time?

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Interested in finding out more?

Send over a CV or LinkedIn profile in English and let's arrange a chat.