Ambitious? So are we.

Working at Adyen

Everything we do is engineered for ambition

When we launched in 2006, our ambition was simple: Help businesses grow. We started with payments, taking an engineering-first approach to solving some of the most complex challenges out there. Today, we are the financial technology platform of choice for the world’s leading brands. We did this by working with the best minds, putting winning before ego, and having fun along the way.

To realize our long-term ambitions, we’re looking for creative problem solvers, big-picture thinkers and colleagues we can count on.

More about our hiring strategy

Adyen Formula

The way we work is guided by the eight principles of the Adyen Formula.

We build to benefit all customers (not just one)

We make good choices to build an ethical business and drive sustainable growth for our customers

We launch fast and iterate

Winning is more important than ego; we work as a team - across cultures and time zones

We don’t hide behind email, instead we pick up the phone

We talk straight without being rude

We include different people to sharpen our ideas

We create our own path and won’t be slowed down by “stewards”

Pieter van der Does

“We are not led by short-term trends, and hire specifically to meet our long-term technical and commercial needs. To scale our culture of speed and autonomy as we grow, we keep our talent standards high and only hire exceptional people that quickly gain traction.”

Pieter van der Does, CEO

The Adyen Benefits Offer

The essentials

Benefits that make working and living–wherever in the world you are–more harmonious. This includes things such as health insurance, commute allowance, lunch in the office, and benefits mandated by local governments.


Supplementing the Essentials is Adyen+, a significant monthly financial contribution that all employees receive to spend on their own personal needs. personalize benefits to your individual needs. This includes things such as childcare, language courses, and working from home setups.

The way we work

We offer flexibility in your work because we understand that big life events happen. This includes following a ‘normal course of life’ approach to working setups, international work and more.

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