Java Software Engineer - Payments


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.


Payment Solution

As a payment engineer you will build and improve integrations at a global scale for in-store and online payments. We make sure that our merchants and partners have a seamless integration with the Adyen platform.

We are responsible for:

Building the best and most efficient payment engine globally

Building connections to all relevant payment methods and card schemes(Visa, Mastercard, Amex, etc) worldwide. Removing the complexity for our businesses to integrate them separately. Create a high-available, highly-scalable payments system and connect to hundreds of external APIs. As we process billions, we need to make sure at the end of the day everything matches to the penny.

Deliver an industry leading user experience

Expand and modernize our portal for our external and internal users. Build a foundation where other solutions can build on top of. You will work on new features for our portal, improving the performance of existing frameworks or building automation APIs which enable platform growth in a scalable way. You will be focusing on providing APIs and UIs to our Merchants to enable self-service.

Modernize our Identity & Access Management system

Modernize our Identity & Access Management system to support new authentication models like SAML and OAuth2.0. Centralizing our authorisation framework to be able to perform Cross-domain Identity Management on our platform.

Who you are:

  • You have experience with Core Java, web services, REST APIs and SQL/PostgreSQL
  • You enjoy working on automation and improvement of internal processes with cross-functional teams
  • You are able to define, implement and monitor performance KPIs to quickly identify opportunities for improvement in existing systems
  • You like to challenge the status quo and ask the ‘why’ question
  • You think about how businesses would consume and benefit from your changes
  • You enjoy to work together with Product Designers and Frontend Engineers
  • You have a sharp eye for detail, like to work precisely yet pragmatic
  • You know how to get things done while reaching out and involving other people to hear different perspectives




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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Tech careers

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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