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Backend Developer • Cash Register in Stockholm - Jakobsbergsgatan at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 375 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

In 2018, Zettle became part of the PayPal family. Zettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Tens of millions of small businesses worldwide are still being underserved by the traditional players. By giving small businesses the tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow, we’re empowering them to reach their full potential. Together with PayPal, we can reach 24 million merchants across the world with more of the affordable tools they need to thrive. Join us in putting an end to the ordinary way the world defines financial freedom.

As we continue our Quest to democratise financial services, the Fast Informed Checkout Area is on the lookout for an experienced Backend Developer to join our innovative cross-functional Cash Register Team. 

By stepping into this role, you will be offered opportunities to co-tackle a wide range of technical challenges with the shared ambition to develop hassle-free solutions helping small businesses succeed in a world of giants.

In this spirit, your day-to-day mission would range from integrating with external partners to storing, processing, and exposing data while providing a premium end-to-end user experience for Merchants using the Zettle Cash Register. If this already catches your fancy, scroll down... the best is yet to come!

A glimpse of what you would get here

Part of our PoS Alliance, the Cash Register Team has for primary goal to grow our sellers with an intuitive and compliant PoS. In simple terms, the Team makes the magic happen by providing functionalities ensuring that merchants from all over the World can use Zettle's services and meet local regulations at all times.

Besides implementing high quality code and reusable components to create a tailored user experience, your contribution will notably include designing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining services with a high degree of autonomy. More specifically, it also means taking part in system design and collaborate with other peers for code reviews, bouncing ideas and mob-programming.

In addition to join a crowd of talented peers in an agile environment, this is an opportunity for someone on the hunt for an ecosystem enabling to continuously experiment and learn about new things to broaden their horizons.

The skills you need to succeed

Broadly speaking, today we work with Java 15, Kotlin, Dropwizard, Wildfly, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, GraphQL Docker, Terraform, and everything is hosted on Amazon Web Services.

With that in mind, we think that the following skills and know-how would greatly help you to be successful in this role:

  • A proven experience in Backend Development with Java 8+ and both traditional SQL and NoSQL Databases (ideally Cassandra)

  • An expertise in designing and maintaining Libraries/APIs for external users

  • Proven skills in building stable, performant and maintainable code.

  • Security / Authorisation

Earn bonus points if...

Apart from the above, you have experience with:

  • JSON + REST/Web based API's in Java

  • Familiar with Kotlin

  • Experienced of working with microservices architecture

The traits to exceed

Last but not least, we would love for you to stand out as a colleague known for being:

  • You are a strong collaborator and comfortable working in an agile environment

  • You are interested in keeping up-up-date with the latest technological development

  • You are comfortable with interacting with external partners

  • You are interested in understanding the full domain and other platforms which might not be your area of expertise

Does this sound like you?  

Bring your talent to our attention and let's take things further! Go on, hit apply and/or let's talk!  





We are all for equality for all  

Tattoo artists. Dog groomers. Cake bakers. Jewelry makers. You name them - at Zettle - we help them. And to do that well, we need our people to be as unique and diverse as they are. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and together we uphold PayPal’s One Team Behaviour, striving to be a place where everyone can benefit from equal access to professional development, bring their whole self to work and most of all, feel like they belong.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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