Team Lead, Infrastructure

Infrastructure Amsterdam

This is Adyen

Adyen provides payments, data, and financial products in a single solution for customers like Meta, Uber, H&M, and Microsoft - making us the financial technology platform of choice. At Adyen, everything we do is engineered for ambition. 

For our teams, we create an environment with opportunities for our people to succeed, backed by the culture and support to ensure they are enabled to truly own their careers. We are motivated individuals who tackle unique technical challenges at scale and solve them as a team. Together, we deliver innovative and ethical solutions that help businesses achieve their ambitions faster.


The team:

This team is located in our Platform Engineering Solution in Amsterdam. The purpose of Platform Engineering is to enable Adyen engineers to autonomously build and support secure, scalable and reliable applications with high speed and quality through a common technology ecosystem.

As the team lead for our Edge and Traffic Management team in Amsterdam, you will build, mentor, and coach a diverse, talented team at delivering critical infrastructure services for our core platform. 

You are comfortable streamlining the team's engineering operations, refining product requirements together with product and engineers and encouraging effective collaboration.


What will you do:

  • Work cross-functionally with product, different regions, SRE teams, and other infrastructure teams within the Platform Engineering in Adyen 
  • Set clear individual and team goals that align with our strategic engineering ambitions in close collaboration with the product manager
  • Directly managing the team, from a performance management perspective 
  • Responsible for maintaining and automating the load balancer stack and our internal CDN
  • Driving technical directions 
  • Will drive innovations and improvement on our Adyen Platform 

Who you are: 

  • Experienced in coaching and mentoring engineering talent
  • Experienced in leading technical projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in Load Balancing and Reverse Proxies (e.g., HAProxy)
  • Networking protocols Layer 3-7 of the OSI model

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with standard IT security practices (e.g., encryption, certificates, key management).
  • Familiarity with Internetworking and BGP
  • High-level programming (e.g., Golang, Python, Shell)
  • Experience in performance analysis, debugging, and troubleshooting.

Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments 

Our unique approach is a product of our diverse perspectives. This diversity of backgrounds and cultures is essential in helping us maintain our momentum. Our business and technical challenges are unique, and we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them - voices like yours. No matter who you are or where you’re from, 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 this 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 about 4 weeks to complete, but may fluctuate depending on the role. Learn more about our hiring process here. Don’t be afraid to let us know if you need more flexibility.

This role is based out of our Amsterdam office. We are an office-first company and value in-person collaboration; we do not offer remote-only roles.

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