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Senior Kotlin Engineer



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 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. We 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.

Senior Kotlin Engineer

Adyen is looking for full-time Senior Kotlin Engineers to help us develop our in-person payments solution. We have a large and varied fleet of payment terminals in the field, which we are continuously improving by adding new features and payment methods. Kotlin development plays a vital role in this effort, as your code will be deployed across our various solutions using Kotlin Multiplatform.

What you’ll do

As a Kotlin Engineer you will work on solutions for our payment terminals featuring many capabilities, such as:

  • Accepting payments using credit cards and debit cards, Apple Pay or Google Pay on mobile phones or accepting payments through 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.

You will be working on developing our main business logic in Kotlin, which will be deployed on both Android and Linux based payment terminals, and on our backend.

As a senior engineer, you are responsible for sharing your software development experience and bringing best practices to the team. You are given ownership of the entire software lifecycle for features you’re working on, from design, implementation and testing, to monitoring and supporting the new functionality in production. In addition to writing code, you are also responsible for mentoring other engineers in an empathetic and respectful manner.

At Adyen, we value your options and ideas. You are encouraged to look at the bigger picture and propose improvements and solutions for both your team and the platform. You will also have the freedom and opportunity to propose and work on innovative projects that will keep Adyen ahead of the competition.

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 challenging environment.

Who you are

  • A motivated enthusiastic team player
  • Experienced at building and maintaining high quality and scalable codebases
  • A mentor and coach junior developers
  • Loves to learn, and looks at challenges as learning opportunities
  • Collaborative and open to new ideas
  • Proactive, can bring great ideas to improve the solution

Your qualifications

  • Kotlin development experience
  • Able to communicate fluently in English

Nice to have

  • Experience with Kotlin Multiplatform for cross-platform development
  • Experience with C/C++ and/or Android development

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.

Adyen is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Are you willing to work out of our Chicago office? We have a hybrid workplace and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.