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Solutions Architect - Payments

London, Hammersmith

Job Description

Job Title:
Solutions Architect - Payments
London, Hammersmith
Full-Time, Permanent
Software Engineering

What's your new role about?

It’s 7:00 pm on Saturday, 3 million people are signing up to our global platform to catch the first match of the season. Is your infrastructure going to scale, will your design stop the nuisance script-kiddy trying to take you down, will your systems keep going even as one card processor begins to struggle? Of course, they will. It’s 7:30 pm, kick-off, and you’ve already won.
It’s pronounced “Da-ZN” by the way, as in “It dazn’t matter how you pronounce it”!
DAZN are going to change the way people watch sports forever, by putting the consumer first, providing more sport when and where they want it for a single low monthly fee.
As part of the DAZN tech team, you will play a lead role in this by leading the design and architecture of the systems that will enable DAZN to expand into worldwide markets with a rich variety of partners s and evolving the next phase of our application framework. With a rapidly expanding company; growth within the team and opportunities to lead engineering initiatives are abundant. We need people who want to help us build a strong engineering culture and a fun, vibrant workplace.

Specifically, you will work with DAZN’s Acquisition and Retention product team taking on the responsibility of the design and development of DAZN’s user management and payment systems, integrating with a large number of 3rd party payment providers.
You will have proven ability with working with stakeholders to establish their requirements and designing and implementing the architecture, taking the technical leadership of distributed teams of software developers, ensuring that the result is reliable, scalable, performant and secure.


  • Establish both functional and non-functional requirements of stakeholders.
  • Design architectures using industry standard methodologies and present to stakeholders.
  • Take both leading and hands-on roles in the implementation of the solution.
  • Investigate issues and identify and initiate quality improvement measures.
  • Manage disruption free migrations and system shutdowns.


  • Demonstrable experience of leading and delivering successful large scale, high availability, high quality, high performance architectures involving a wide variety of systems and technologies.
  • Experience working with subscriptions and billing systems. Integrating with service providers e.g. WorldPay, Stripe & Adyen. In app subscriptions e.g. Google Play, Apple.
  • Experience with designing systems that handle user data, including the associated regulations.
  • Experience with supporting, maintaining and troubleshooting live systems.
  • Experience with Cloud based systems, in particular AWS, Kubernetes, ECS, Serverless, DynamoDB, Kinesis, SNS, SQS and Microservices.
  • Experience with developing consumer facing cross-platform web applications.
  • Experience acting as both a team and technical lead on multiple projects.
  • Experience with developing in JavaScript, Node.JS or against SQL/NoSQL systems.


  • Experience with Agile frameworks (Kanban, Scrum…)
  • Experience with Salesforce and CRMs
  • Experience in designing and deploying with Docker
  • Experience with design notations such as UML.

Here's a little more about us…

DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging a traditional industry and giving power back to the fans.

This is the perfect place to work for passionate and creative engineers. We use a very modern tech stack to stream sports content to millions of concurrent viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices. The architecture of DAZN is based on Micro Frontends and unifies a range of technologies in order to deliver a seamless user experience.

This is an ambitious project with a fast release cycle that has scalability not only from a user point of view but also from a developer perspective. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media agency.

Our engineers work in small teams and are given freedom and autonomy when it comes to the code that they write. If you like solving technical problems then this is the place to be. We have a community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here: