Senior Software Engineer-Payments



Engineers in Payments team are dedicated to implement strategic billing and payment operations to support hundreds of transactions per minute globally. Our system supports hundreds of different payment methods globally, state of the art integration capabilities with top payment vendors (Stripe, PayPal, Adyen), full-stack responsible from all the purchase flow, scaled to payout thousands of instructors monthly, and always refactored to lead the way. The team plays a mission critical role in Udemy to ensure all the monetization capabilities are highly resilient and always provide the high quality experience.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • As a senior member of the team, you will be working in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment, which requires collaboration with product managers, designers and engineers to identify opportunities and implement solutions.
  • You will be actively involving every parts of software development cycle, such as designing, coding, reviewing, and test writing.
  • You will relentlessly refactor existing systems to make them more robust, maintainable, and scalable.
  • You will be using best software development practices and processes, and willing to spread this knowledge/experience to the team.

We’re excited about you because you:

  • Have a university degree including the study of computer science fundamentals.
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience.
  • Have demonstrated experience driving the architecture, engineering and software design of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications, databases, tools, systems, and services using service-oriented architecture, object-oriented design and distributed programming.
  • Have a deep sense of quality, and sharp engineering skills with strong CS fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
  • Are self-driven, own your services by all dimensions and intrinsically have a desire to get things done.
  • Are creative and not afraid to step outside of your comfort zone.
  • Are team-oriented, friendly, reliable, humble, receptive to feedback, and you gain satisfaction from helping others.
  • Have mastery over at least one programming language (e.g. .Net/C#, Python and/or Java)
  • Are well versed in HTTP and web application stack including modern front-end/back-end technologies.
  • Have deep knowledge of concurrency, resiliency, and caching.
  • Have proven experience with ORMs (e.g. Django) and RDBMS (e.g. MySQL) including development of complex SQL queries.
  • Building and consuming internal/external APIs (including, but not limited to REST).
  • Testing methods and practices.

Nice to have:

  • Python, Django
  • JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Angular)
  • Real-time messaging and NoSQL infrastructures: Redis, RabbitMQ
  • Scalable data processing techniques: Kafka, Spark, ElasticSearch, Celery

About Udemy

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I graduated from METU Computer Engineering Department in 2015. I have been working as a software engineer in the test automation engineering team at Udemy since 2018. I am actively involved in setting up and managing the automation environment that will help to make sure that the Udemy Web and Udemy Mobile Apps are working correctly and as expected before they reach their users. Udemy always makes me feel valued. Employee safety, health and happiness are among the most significant principles for Udemy. From this point of view, it provides all kinds of support for our well-being, personal and professional development. I feel privileged to have the experience of having worked for Udemy at some point in my life!