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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 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 DevOps Engineer

Adyen is looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer for the Core Infrastructure team in Chicago. In this position, you will work on a world-class platform that enables developers to grow Adyen's business. Our platform is a distributed system with high performance and strict security requirements. Your primary responsibilities are to develop and maintain CI/CD solutions in a complex environment. You will create, refactor, and extend the components of our bespoke CI system. You will create the glue that binds code and infrastructure. Together as a team, we are providing CI/CD “as-a-service” to the entire organization.

Who you are

You have a solid Linux background with broad systems experience. You have built containers and Linux packages. You are well-versed in the Software Development Lifecycle and are proficient in git. You love automating processes and evangelizing CI/CD practices to the rest of the organization. Creating pipelines for GitLab CI and Jenkins is your bread and butter. You prefer a programmatic approach using Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code. You are a team player that is open to feedback and able to work in a 24/7 environment. You diagnose issues and make quick, informed decisions while under pressure. You have strong communication skills and love collaborating with your teammates.


You have experience with some of the below mentioned technologies and concepts, and are willing to learn the others:

  • Jenkins and GitLab pipelines
  • Containerization (Hashicorp ecosystem and Kubernetes)
  • Artifact and code storage solutions
  • Linux, Apache, Tomcat, firewalls, network security protocols, databases, UNIX-related network services, TCP/IP networking, DNS, HTTP(s)
  • System configuration and administration, load balancing, scaling, monitoring, understanding of Linux kernel primitives (namespaces, cap, cgroups, etc.), core operating systems including network setup and maintenance, network security, and distributed file systems
  • Ability to code in at least one programming language and familiarity with bash scripting

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.