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Java Team Lead - Platform and Financial Services



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Facebook, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition.

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. The people of Adyen are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.

Platform and Financial Services

This role presents a unique opportunity to help Adyen build the future of financial & compliance technology for the world's leading companies. With our own banking licenses and infrastructure built in-house you'll have the freedom to create the newest technology driven financial services and define a new approach to manage millions of customers within multidisciplinary teams of engineers, product, data and design.

As the team lead for Platform and Financial Services, you will build, mentor, and coach a diverse, talented cross-functional to deliver new financial services while keeping our technology scalable, reliable and secure. We strategically identify technical challenges and build solutions ourselves.

You are comfortable streamlining the team's engineering operations, refining product requirements together with product and merchants and encouraging effective collaboration. As a critical role in the continued success of our data organization, you will help to iterate our culture and build an amazing team environment that will create future leaders for Adyen.

What you’ll do as the Java Team Lead

  • Work cross-functionally with design, product, data engineers, engineers and other key stakeholders within the big data organization
  • Interact with our merchants to understand their analytics and data needs while interfacing with fellow data engineers, data analysts and others to come up with solutions
  • Have a multiplier effect by motivating team members and provide coaching in areas including but not limited to: engineering best practices, scalable architecture design, product roadmap discussions
  • Set clear individual and team goals that align with our strategic data ambitions in close collaboration with the product manager
  • Create an inspiring and collaborative team environment with an open communication/feedback culture
  • Recruit new team members in line with the Adyen culture and required skills

Who you are

  • An energetic self-starter experienced in creating alignment between multiple teams
  • You have experience with Core Java, web services, REST APIs and SQL/PostgreSQL
  • You are able to define, implement and monitor performance KPIs to quickly identify opportunities for improvement in existing systems
  • Experienced in coaching and mentoring engineering talent
  • Experienced with collaborating with senior leadership to set strategic direction including product roadmaps
  • An excellent communicator and team player with strong management skills and technical aptitude
  • Must be willing to travel, both domestically and internationally when required to meet with colleagues and/or merchant teams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in managing engineering teams within a Java environment
  • 7+ years of experience in software development industry in a fast paced tech environment
  • Full professional proficiency in English

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, we welcome you to be your true self at Adyen.

Studies show that women and members of underrepresented communities apply for jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Does this sound like you? If so, Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application!