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Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?

About Tradeshift

Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes & providing them with the platform & network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, & workflow. We recognize that business is both messy & social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

Job Description


Tradeshift is looking for an outstanding Lead Software Architect to join our Pay Rise R&D teams. You will become a member of a small, highly skilled team that sets the direction & standards for the architecture of several Tradeshift products. You provide architecture & technology leadership as well as mentoring & you take a leading role in technical discussions with our teams & stakeholders.

What a day is like

Reporting to VP of Engineering you are responsible for the development strategy of our systems & platforms across products & across locations. You translate business / functional requirements into a technical implementation strategy building the bridge between the product & engineering department. Technically you're supporting software engineering teams in constructing their software regarding scalability, availability, resilience & error handling, transaction distribution, asynchronous communication & you provide input to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in the development of the architecture & maximize the return on technology investment. You leverage business value of newest IT technologies, estimation of their potential & initiation of implementation in projects.


You're perfect for this role if you

Hold a Master degree in software/system engineering, software architecture, computer science or information technology, & if you are experienced in designing & building large scale, distributed systems. You have worked 3+ years as a developer developing in complex cloud application environments, experienced in bringing software from development to production (big web shops, larger b2c platforms or online banking).

You also have

  • Solid knowledge on how to design & develop API services & microservices & how orchestration between them has to be done.

  • You know how to build solutions on cloud technology (AWS, Google, Azure etc.) & utilize SAAS components within the service landscape

  • Your designs support a data driven approach

  • Your have been responsible for running projects from both a business & a technical perspective & you know how to tackle the challenges arising

  • You are fluent in English

Additional Information


Our office in Copenhagen has a palpable excitement that stems from the constant change that keeps everyone on their toes. Each employee has a voice, & their hard work pays off. No good work goes unnoticed.


Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, & guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride & passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, & then you'll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock.

TradeShifters come from various backgrounds & nations, & we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, & welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity & we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • If you love autonomy & the freedom to get your work done how you want

  • You like sharing your opinions & feeling like they matter

  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, & guts.

  • Ambitious international startup

  • Career & professional development opportunities

  • Large office that provides caters to many different work-environment preferences

  • Flexible work hours

  • Mobile phone plan & at home internet

  • Lunch & snacks daily with drinks

  • A competitive compensation package & equity

  • In-house activities like yoga, ping pong & running club

  • Opportunity to join many fun, varied company events like happy hours, hackathons, family holiday parties, & many more.

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