Java Software Engineer - 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, Camper, Glovo, 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

Financial Services

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. You work on our finance infrastructure, to keep it scalable, reliable and secure.

We are expanding our Financial Services engineering teams in Madrid, Adyen’s new technology hub in Europe.

What you'll do

  • You will build and maintain our distributed high-performance platform.
  • We launch fast and iterate often. Concretely, this means that within your first few weeks, you will bring code live that impacts many businesses and shoppers. 
  • You will be fully responsible from its initial design to bringing new functionality live.
  • Identify and improve parts of the platform to make it more robust and scalable.
  • Collaborate across teams and time zones to make things happen, review code and be open to feedback.

Who you are

  • We are looking for Software Engineers across the full experience spectrum including entry (graduates), junior (1-3 years), mid (4-6 years) and senior (6+).
  • You are flexible, a team player, someone with an eye for detail.
  • Able to take ownership and lead a project.
  • You enjoy writing testable code.
  • You have great communication skills and the ability to articulate complex, technical concepts.
  • You have full professional proficiency (written and verbal) in English.
  • Preferred Qualifications: 
    • 4+ years experience
    • 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 Madrid. It will require a relocation in case you live outside of Spain.

Our Diversity & 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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