Senior Platform Reliability Engineer

This is Adyen

We took an unobvious approach to starting a payments company, building a platform from scratch. Today, we're the payments platform of choice for the world's brightest companies. 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 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.


Senior Platform Reliability Engineer

We provide our merchants a single platform, capable of meeting the rapidly evolving needs of today's fast-growing global businesses. To meet the high expectations of our merchants, Adyen has adopted and embedded principles from the Site Reliability Engineering discipline, offering an environment whereby intellectual curiosity, problem solving and openness are key drivers for success.

As a Senior Platform Reliability Engineer we are responsible for the stability and reliability of our core payments infrastructure. It is a highly technical position for which we are in need of experienced engineers to help design, implement, maintain, scale and troubleshoot our platform.


Who you are

  • Have a solid understanding of the Linux operating system and its internals. You feel right at home on the command line;
  • Have experience with building, operating and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems spanning multiple data centers across the globe;
  • Know how to load-balance, scale and monitor these systems;
  • Have a mindset for building sustainable, scalable and resilient long-term solutions, and prefer automation;
  • Skilled in one or more programming or scripting languages such as Python, Java or bash;
  • Have a good understanding of Infrastructure as Code and experience with configuration management and automation tools such as Puppet and Ansible;
  • Know the workings of common network protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TLS, and be able to configure, tune and troubleshoot them in large distributed environments;
  • Have a good understanding of TCP/IP networking and its related techniques and protocols, especially in a Linux environment, aware of how to configure iptables and use tools such as tcpdump.


What you’ll do

  • Design and implement solutions that improve the reliability of our systems and services;
  • Work on the automation and scalability of existing components of the platform;
  • Be involved in key architectural decisions that determine the future of our platform;
  • Troubleshoot and investigate technical issues, being involved from discovery to post-mortem.

     

     

     

    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.

    Who we are

    Adyen is the payments platform of choice for the world’s leading companies, delivering frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. Adyen is the only provider of a modern end-to-end infrastructure, connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers’ globally preferred payment methods. With offices around the world, Adyen serves nine of the 10 largest U.S. internet companies and many worldwide retailers. Customers include Facebook, Uber, L’Oreal, Casper, Bonobos and Spotify.

    Ready to meet us?

    If this role looks like your next step, apply by clicking the below link. We can’t wait to meet you!

    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




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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