Role: Technical Architect

Company: PayU Payments Pvt Ltd

Location: Gurgaon & Pune

About Company:
PayU, the fintech-arm of Naspers, is a leading financial services provider in global growth markets. We use our expertise and heritage in cross border and local payments to extend the services we offer to merchants and consumers. Our innovative technology, developed in-house as well as through investments and strategic partnerships, empowers billions of people and millions of merchants to buy and sell online, extending the reach of financial services.
Our local operations span 18 growth markets across Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. Here we deliver fast, simple and efficient financial services technology that unlocks access to more than 2.3 billion consumers in our regions.
Regulated under the Reserve Bank of India, PayU India has advanced solutions to meet every digital payment need. The company has an in-depth understanding of the vast and intricate details of the Indian market and its payment landscape. The company brings convenience and trust through continuous innovation leveraging technology.
PayU India forays into two business verticals - payment offerings under PayU Payments Services Ltd. and alternate lending under PayU Finance. Headquartered in Sohna Road, Gurgaon, the company has a presence in Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore and has a total strength of 600+ employees. Mr. Anirban Mukherjee is the CEO for PayU India working with the global CEO Laurent Le Moal.
Under the aegis of PayU Payments Services Ltd., PayU provides payment gateway solutions to online businesses through its cutting-edge and award-winning technology. In India, PayU covers nearly 60% of the airline business and 90% of the entire e-commerce business and processes over INR 95,000 crores worth of digital payments annually. The company offers more than 70 local payment methods and serves more than 350,000 merchants including leading e-commerce businesses in India. The company also empowers SMBs, enabling them to accept mobile and online payments with minimum development effort.
With credit being the key business priority, PayU has also developed LazyPay, an alternate lending platform to offer credit solutions such as Small Ticket Credit (Buy Now, Pay Later), App based personal loans and Point of Sale Credit (Merchant EMI). Since its launch in 2017, LazyPay has gained significant traction and has disbursed 20mn+ loans to a customer base of a million user.
PayU is bullish on investment opportunities in India. The company has been an aggressive investor, committed to the evolution of fintech in the country. PayU has spent about $250 million over the past three years in Asia's third-largest economy and is further scouting for more lucrative investment and acquisition opportunities to fuel growth.
PayU’s acquisitions in India include that of Wibmo (April 2019 worth $70 mn) and Citrus Payment Solutions (September 2016 for $130 mn). PayU has also invested in PaySense (July 2018) and ZestMoney (December 2016) in India.

What do we expect from you?
• Define architecture blueprints for one or more components. Complete ownership of design, tech stack, and non-functional attributes. • Be hands on and implement one or more components. • Provide technical leadership, be a catalyst to the development team, and provide functional, architecture, design and code reviews in related areas of expertise • Work closely with other architects to ensure architectural consistency and technical excellence.
Evaluate platforms, frameworks, tools and techniques • Drive innovation and scope technical solutions and that are highly complex, scaleable, resilient, secure, and extensible systems with at least 99.99% uptime • Maintain strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products. • Provide functional, architecture, design, and code reviews in related areas of expertise with-in team and cross-team.
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent. • 8-12 years of strong design/development experience in building massively large scale distributed internet systems and products • Good experience in working with any of the programming languages like PHP, Python, Rust, Golang, Elixir, Java or Scala • Excellent computer fundamentals and problem solving skills • Excellent data structures & algorithms skills • Experience and knowledge of open source software, frameworks and broader cutting edge technologies. • Must be a proven performer with experience in event driven architectures and microservices • Must be a self-starter who can work well with minimal guidance and in fluid environment • Provide good attention to details • Must be excited by challenges surrounding the development of massively scalable & distributed system
Ability to inspire other engineers to do the unimagined and go beyond their comfort lines. • Entrepreneurial spirit to conceive ideas, turn challenges into opportunities and build products.
Behavioral Skills: • Team Player • Perseverance • Knowledge sharing skills • Energetic & Positive attitude • Go getter instinct So what do we offer?
• A Competitive salary, including benefits • Modern offices with individual working spaces • Exceptional projects
• Awesome teams that love finding ways of making things better, faster, stronger Interesting growth prospects

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