Java Software Engineer - Platforms and Financial Services


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.

Our engineers are reshaping the payments landscape. We’re looking for more talented problem solvers to help us address a unique set of challenges.

Platforms and Financial Services

Our platform growth engineers focus on our internal platform, to keep it scalable, reliable and secure. We strategically identify technical challenges and build solutions ourselves.

Multiple streams within Adyen (multidisciplinary teams of engineers) focus on building, innovating and maintaining our finance infrastructure. Being a payments company, this is the core of our business and crucial to our merchants. As an engineer you will work with our core financial data processes. You have an interest in financial topics and like to work with technical financial systems like our accounting or banking system. You are able to quickly grasp financial concepts like double entry accounting, ledgers, financial reconciliation, reporting,  etc.

Who you are

  • High interest to work with a complex, high-performance platform.
  • You have a sharp eye for detail, like to work precisely
  • You enjoy writing testable code
  • You know how to take ownership to get things done while reaching out and involve other people to hear different perspectives
  • You have great communication skills and the ability to articulate complex, technical concepts
  • Preferred Qualifications: 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Java, Web Services (RESTful) and SQL/PostgreSQL.
    • Proficient in creating performant database queries and table structures.

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.


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. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the criteria then Adyen encourages you to reconsider and apply. We look forward to your application.

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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Since building our platform from scratch, our engineers have continuously been reshaping the payments landscape. We’re looking for people who can see the bigger picture and work towards it from inception to implementation.

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