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Senior C++ Engineer



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

This is Adyen

Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world's leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Our team members are motivated individuals that help each other do remarkable things daily. We face unique technical challenges at scale, and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform how the world pays.

We took a new approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Now, Adyen serves the world's brightest companies like Meta, Uber, L'Oreal, Casper, Bonobos, and Spotify.

What you'll do

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

  • Accepting payments with credit cards, phones, QR codes;
  • Harmonize a complex software solution across a variety of payment terminal vendors, leading to a single software solution used in retail, hotels, and restaurants;
  • Integration with a variety of cash registers using state-of-the-art standards;
  • Deploying our solution to various platforms, from established Linux-based terminals to more dynamic Android devices.

You will be working on developing our main business logic in C++ and are open to other programming languages - such as Kotlin and Python. We value your opinion and ideas. You're 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're expected to take ownership of the feature you work on and be involved in the design, implementation, testing, monitoring of the new functionality and to ensure a sustainable and secure solution. Testing methods range from unit testing to complete product testing via automated programmable robots.

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 can work in a comfortable but dynamic and commercial environment.

Who you are

You are:

- A motivated, enthusiastic team player

- Able to provide reliable and clear, understandable code

- Willing to learn and improve

- Flexible, open to new ideas

- Proactive, can bring great ideas to improve the solution

Your qualifications:

- C++ development knowledge, experience with at least one other software language, and openness to learning new languages. 

- Able to communicate fluently in English

Nice to have:

- Android knowledge/experience

- Card payment (EMV, ISO8583, ISO20022) knowledge

- Experience working with retail, hotels, or restaurants

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitments

Our approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique; we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. So no matter where you're from, who you love, or what you believe in, 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. Sounds 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 five business days. Our interview process takes between 3 and 4 weeks to complete. Feel free to let us know if you need more flexibility.

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