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Senior C++ Engineer



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, 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.

What you’ll do

As a C/C++ engineer you will work on a solution for Payment Devices with many capabilities. These capabilities include:

  • Accepting payments with conventional cards, phones, QR codes;
  • Communication with the Adyen backend to achieve one platform solution;
  • Integration with a variety of cash registers using state of the art standards;
  • Deploying our solution to various platforms ranging from established Linux based terminals to more dynamic Android devices.

You will be working on developing our main business logic in C++, using a variety of testing methods. These methods range from unit testing to complete product testing via automated programmable robots in order to offer a stable and feature rich solution to all of our merchants.

We value your opinion and ideas. You are encouraged to propose improvements, new solutions for your team and the platform. You will also have the freedom and opportunity to work on projects that will bring innovation and keep Adyen ahead of their competition. Since with freedom comes responsibility, you are expected to take ownership of the feature you work on, and be involved from design, implementation, testing and monitoring of the new functionality as well as to ensure a sustainable and secure solution.

At Adyen we have a development team working with various technologies. When you love to solve hard technical problems effectively, take ownership and want to work as part of an efficient team of professionals please reach out! We are constantly looking for the right balance between elegant solutions and time-to-market. In other words, you have the opportunity to work in a comfortable but dynamic and commercial environment.

Who you are

  • A motivated enthusiastic team player
  • Able to provide reliable and clearly understandable code
  • Willing to learn and improve
  • Flexible, open to new ideas
  • Proactive, can bring great ideas to improve the solution

Your qualifications:

  • 8+ years of C and C++ development knowledge
  • Able to communicate fluently in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience in Linux systems programming
  • Android knowledge/experience
  • Multiprocess/threading knowledge
  • Strong in design concepts and multiplatform design approaches

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.