FINTECH Argentina will invest USD3 million to double its staff

The company linked to payment solutions will open 100 vacancies this year. What profiles are you looking for and what benefits do you offer to technological talents?

The digital payment solutions company, GeoPagos, seeks to incorporate more than 100 collaborators to its team in Argentina and thus double your endowment of staff this year.

According to Alejandro Wasserman, Director of Human Resources of GeoPagos, told iProfessional, to carry out this transformation, the company will invest around three million dollars to fulfill this objective within the established term.

This also included a forecast of their facilities to accommodate this expanded team of technology talents. “Our offices are located in the HIT Libertador building. Currently we cover two floors and we have the space available for this growth that we project, since we moved here less than a year ago considering this organic growth that we find ourselves in, “said Wasserman.

“The growth of GeoPagos has been really remarkable. What the team is building is transforming the digital payments industry in the region,” added Sebastián Núñez, Co-founder and CEO of GeoPagos.

“Our objective is to become a vehicle to bring this technology to the world, giving our clients the possibility of generating a competitive advantage. The incorporation of new talents would allow us to continue strengthening our platform and developing new solutions that accompany the needs of our users” he stressed.

What talents are GeoPagos looking for?

Currently on the GeoPagos job portal there are some 25 open searches published.

Work teams in GeoPagos

Most are to work in person at their Buenos Aires headquarters in the Nuñez neighborhood, but they are also looking for “tech” talents to remote locations that can be made from Santa Fe, Córdoba, Jujuy, Buenos Aires Province and even Montevideo, Uruguay.

“We are looking for face-to-face and remote positions (in the interior). Remote positions would be approximately 10% of the vacancies today”, assured this medium the director of Human Resources of GeoPagos.

The job searches being carried out by GeoPagos are mainly focused on the IT area. PHP, Devops, Java, QA, Mobile developers, UX / UI experts, are some of the most sought after positions.

For these cases, the company shared the attributes who do you think should have a GeoPagos developer:

1. Analytical, creative and detailed.

2. Passionate about development in PH language;

3. Construction of reusable, clean and maintainable codes;

4. Experience in the field to develop REST APIs, backend tools and web applications using HTML 5 and Ajax;

5. Have knowledge in PHP, MySQL, HTML5, design patterns, and unit testing;

6. Manage DevOps tools like Docker and continuous integration;

7. Know other programming languages ​​such as ReactJS or NodeJS;

8. Know about messaging queues such as RabbitMQ or Kafka;

9. Know how in highly transactional systems.

However, there are also some positions open for business profiles, such as Business Intelligence analysts or financial analysts.

What do they offer in exchange? As detailed from fintech, employees have three weeks of vacation, home office policy, medical coverage for the employee and his family and flexible hours.

In addition, among other benefits, they are given a lunch card, a supply of fruit in the office, discounts at gyms and the chance to join the company’s “running team”. Those selected are also given the Club La Nación discount card.

Likewise, 5% of the gross salary is invested in training. “Beyond the organic training that we define for the teams, each collaborator uses that budget to train in what they want,” said Wasserman.

Background: what does GeoPagos do?

GeoPagos was founded in 2013 by Sebastián Núñez Castro, Julián Lisenberg, Raul Oyarzun and Fernando Tauscher.

Founders of the Argentine fintech, GeoPagos

Founders of the Argentine fintech, GeoPagos

Its mobile point of sale (mPOS) software turns any cell phone into an intelligent point of sale system and integrates it into a complete ecosystem of payment solutions.

Under the “white line” modality, GeoPagos offers an omnichannel platform with a complete ecosystem of solutions that are characterized by being configurable, scalable, and quick to implement.

Today he ensures that he works with more than 30 clients in 16 countries and it has 600,000 users. Some of them are Prisma, Todo Pago, Naranja (NPos), Macro and Cabal (Sipago).

Today GeoPagos facilitates more than 3 million monthly transactions with a processed volume of more than 150 million dollars per month and has offices in Argentina, Mexico, Peru and the United States.

In August 2019, the founders of GeoPagos were also selected by the global network of Endevor entrepreneurs to join as members.

GeoPagos will soon be launching two other strategic PayFacs in the country, and hence also the need to multiply the staff.

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