Tech Risk & Control Specialist



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 every day. We face unique technical challenges at scale and we solve those as a team. And together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that transform the way the world pays.

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


Tech Risk & Control Specialist

We are looking for a Tech Risk & Control Specialist in our Amsterdam office that will contribute to Adyen’s fast growth. You will be part of the global Corporate Risk & Internal Control team and as a Tech Risk & Control Specialist you have a proactive mindset and are eager to learn. You are looking for an opportunity to learn from the best engineers and challenge them on improving processes and controls. Scaling our platform and automating controls will drive our growth path and this is where you can make an impact. You will support Adyen in assessing Technology risks (such as platform service disruptions and cyber security threats) to meet our customers’ high expectations on platform availability, reliability and security.

We don’t hide behind email, instead we pick up the phone. This is one of the values in our Adyen Formula, which is the foundation of our strong culture and an essential guiding principle for the way we work. We always ask why and are critical, we don’t just tick the box, and we always look for improvement and automation. These are some of the values from our Adyen way of being in control formula, which the Internal Control team promotes globally.


What you’ll do:

  • Contribute to the technical resilience of our platform
  • Continuously improve Adyen’s control framework together with the Internal Control team and Adyen business teams, based on changes in our business, products and platform
  • Evaluate processes and controls to identify opportunities for improvement and automation
  • Coordinate and perform testing of controls and report on the effectiveness of Adyen’s risk and control systems
  • Support with requests from regulators and auditors to ensure successful audit cycles (e.g. ISAE 3402 and SOC2 audits)


Who you are:

  • Proactive, energetic, lifelong learner with a hands-on mentality
  • Eager to work in an innovative technology company within the financial sector
  • Relevant working experience as an auditor/advisor or as a risk & control specialist
  • Experience within the payments industry is not required, but experience with technology risk management is a plus
  • Knowledge of business process reviews and internal control frameworks
  • Great communication and influencing skills


Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unobvious 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. Does it 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 between 3 or 4 weeks to complete. 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.

The Adyen Formula

How we work together is guided by the Adyen Formula. These eight principles are not constant – but constantly evolving to keep pace with our merchants, our business and the growth of the team.

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Operational careers

The engine of Adyen is stoked by our operational employees. They’re our legal experts, number crunchers, customer support team, recruiters, information security, HR, and communications specialists.

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