Search jobs within our portfolio

Kindred Capital
Kindred Capital

Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

What do we do?

Paddle offers SaaS companies a completely different approach to their payment infrastructure. Instead of assembling and maintaining a complex stack of payments-related apps and services, we’re a Merchant of Record for our customers. That means we take away 100% of the pain of payment fragmentation. It’s faster, safer, cheaper, and, above all, way better.

We’re backed by investors including KKR, FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North and serve over 3000 software sellers in 245 territories globally.

The role:

You’ll be working closely with Product managers, designers and engineers across teams to create a world-class user experience for our customers.

In this role, you'll be responsible for the development and ongoing maintenance of our checkout user interface and user experience (UI/UX). You'll focus on creating a seamless and intuitive user journey through the checkout and payment flow, ensuring performance and accessibility for all users.

What you'll do:

  • Work on critical frontend applications used by a global network of sellers

  • Develop greenfield products and enhance our existing front-end architecture

  • Collaborate closely and pair with product designers and contribute to design systems

  • Provide engineering advice for team issues, and be involved in wider technical decisions that positively impact the department and company

  • Work directly with backend teams on API specifications and integration

  • Improve the dashboard user experience in gradual, frequent iterations

We'd love to hear from you if you:

  • A technical skill set including: React, TypeScript, CSS, React Testing Library/Jest, Playwright.

  • Implemented high performing front-end applications in agile Product teams.

  • Experience working closely with Product designers and pairing for ideation sessions.

  • Strong understanding of the development process from design through to deployment and maintenance and what that means for day-to-day development.

  • Worked with AWS/Terraform before and practised DevOps, or are willing to learn about this.

Everyone is welcome at Paddle

At Paddle, we’re committed to removing invisible barriers, both for our customers and within our own teams. We recognise and celebrate that every Paddler is unique and we welcome every individual perspective. As an inclusive employer, we don’t care if, or where, you studied, what you look like or where you’re from. We’re more interested in your craft, curiosity, passion for learning and what you’ll add to our culture. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t match every part of the job ad, especially if you’re part of an underrepresented group.

Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to better support you through the application process and in the workplace. We will do everything we can to support any accommodations needed. We’re committed to building a diverse team where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. Let’s grow together.

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse, growing group of Paddlers across the globe who pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative and respectful culture.

We live and breathe our values, which are:

Exceptional Together

Execute with impact

Better than Yesterday

We offer a full suite of benefits, including attractive salaries, stock options, retirement plans, private healthcare and well-being initiatives.

We are a ‘digital-first’ company, which means you can work remotely, from one of our stylish hubs, or even a bit of both! We offer all team members unlimited holidays and enhanced parental leave. We invest in learning and will help you with your personal development via constant exposure to new challenges, an annual learning fund, and regular internal and external training.