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Java Software Engineer - Payments



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023

We're on the lookout for our next generation of Java engineers to join our Payments Solution in Amsterdam. Let's guide you through what it means to be a Software Engineer at Adyen:

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.

Payment Solution

As a Software Engineer you will build and improve integrations at a global scale for in-store and online payments. We make sure that our merchants and partners have a seamless integration with the Adyen platform.

We are responsible for:

Building the best and most efficient payment engine globally

As Software Engineer you will be building connections to all relevant payment methods and card schemes (Visa, Mastercard, Amex, etc.) worldwide. Removing the complexity for our businesses to integrate them separately. Create a high-available, highly-scalable payments system and connect to hundreds of external APIs. As we process billions, we need to make sure at the end of the day everything matches to the penny.

Deliver an industry leading user experience

Expand and modernize our portal for our external and internal users. Build a foundation where other solutions can build on top of. You will work on new features for our portal, improving the performance of existing frameworks or building automation APIs which enable platform growth in a scalable way. You will be focusing on providing APIs and UIs to our Merchants to enable self-service.

Modernize our Identity & Access Management system

Modernize our Identity & Access Management system to support new authentication models like SAML and OAuth2.0. Centralizing our authorisation framework to be able to perform Cross-domain Identity Management on our platform.

Who you are:

  • You have experience with Core Java, web services, REST APIs and SQL/PostgreSQL
  • You enjoy working on automation and improvement of internal processes with cross-functional teams
  • You are able to define, implement and monitor performance KPIs to quickly identify opportunities for improvement in existing systems
  • You like to challenge the status quo and ask the ‘why’ question
  • You think about how businesses would consume and benefit from your changes
  • You enjoy to work together with Product Designers and Frontend Engineers
  • You have a sharp eye for detail, like to work precisely yet pragmatic
  • You know how to get things done while reaching out and involving other people to hear different perspectives

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!

What’s next?

Ensuring a smooth and enjoyable candidate experience is critical for us. We aim to get back to you regarding your application within 5 business days. Our interview process tends to take about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

Please note that this role is a full-time position in Amsterdam. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of the Netherlands.