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Technical Graduate - Adyen

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This is Adyen

Adyen is the financial technology platform of choice for leading companies. By providing end-to-end payments capabilities, data-driven insights, and financial products in a single global solution, Adyen helps businesses achieve their ambitions faster. With offices around the world, Adyen works with the likes of Facebook, Uber, H&M, eBay, and Microsoft. To maintain our momentum, we need people to join us in finding new ways of solving our unique challenges - people like you.

  • We are based in Wells Mews on floors 2,3,4 and 5 with a Roof Terrace, Barista and Bar. 
  • We floated in 2018 and have soared over 300% of the original float. 
  • Our head office is in Amsterdam where you will be able to visit for training. We have more than 22 offices around the world in total 
  • Our customers include the likes of Uber, Spotify, eBay, McDonalds, Nike, Mulberry, Wagamama, JD Sports (to name a few) you’ll find more here: 
  • We are passionate about creating a rich and diverse team and regularly host ‘Women in Business and Women in Tech events’ networking events. 
  • We actively participate in regular charity fundraising events.
  • We are focused on sustainability, Adyen became Carbon & Climate Neutral in 2019. 
  • Thursday evening socials once a month- with different themes- cinema nights, wine and cheese tasting, poker night etc
  • Adyen has a 100% success rate with the graduates we have hired. All are still progressing through the business. We are passionate about growing and developing their team.

The Role - Adyen Technical Graduate

Adyen is looking to hire a bright, driven and organised candidates with strong technical potential and communication skills. The Technical Graduate role is likely to take 18 - 24 months in total and will consist of working on various projects throughout the business. The idea of the  program is to provide you with experience in various areas and ensure you are a well rounded technical and commercial individual within the organisation. Some examples of the departments you will be working in include: 

  • Adyen Projects - Encompassing Point of Sale and Adyen for Platforms
  • Pre-Sales / Technical Implementation - working across all of Adyen’s product offering and being the technical expert for how our customers can use our products.
  • Account Management - Supporting the Account Management team with some of our largest customers when they start a new project with us.

Graduate example journeys include; 

  • A recent Graduate has just completed his 1 year rotation with Adyen and is now moving out to Spain to work within Customer Success. We will be the first Customer Success Manager in Spain. 
  • Another Graduate went from mid-market sales, to one of their top performing Enterprise sales people in 4 years 
  • 2 Technical graduates have been promoted into the implementation team working with our tier 1 merchants on their global payment solutions. A role which ordinarily requires multiple years of experience prior.

We are looking for a flexible, highly driven individual with the ability to constantly exceed expectations. The candidate will work well in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions and immediate actions are required. 

Some of the key tasks include: 

  • Assist the Sales and Account Management team to develop and close new business relating to the delivery of Adyen solutions based on specific client requirements. 
  • Helping build technical demo’s using front and backend technologies (e.g. Experience with some of the following: Javascript SDKs, JAVA, PHP, Ruby, Python etc) 
  • Act as a knowledgeable and trusted advisor to enterprise clients on the capabilities offered by the Adyen platform, and identify and select appropriate technical implementation and deployment options for their solution. 
  • Help merchants to implement and deploy, and provide accurate and timely progress on projects. This includes preparing technical demos in various languages and showing the technical benefits of various Adyen solutions, using Rest APIs. 
  • Review final deliverables to ensure that we meet client expectations and ensure quality of services and timely delivery to customers. 
  • Work directly with internal development teams to deliver technical specifications of bespoke requirements for the platform and feed these into the development committee.

Training and Progression 

You will spend time in the UK and Amsterdam training, to make sure you are fully comfortable and confident in working with the Adyen platform. As well as this, there is ongoing on the job training to ensure you are constantly growing and developing. You will work with experienced members of the team who will help you grow into the role.

Who are you? 

We are looking for a flexible, highly driven individual with the ability to constantly exceed expectations. The candidate will work well in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions and immediate actions are required. 

The culture 

  • Fun, dynamic and inclusive team.
  • Free lunch ordered into the office five days a week.
  • We have a roof terrace overlooking Central London which We use for entertaining clients and their own socials! 
  • Dart board, football, Games consoles, upstairs bar. 
  • Private Health Care Insurance as a benefit, discounted gym membership, discount from Adyen retailer clients. 
  • Free access to Psychologists to promote Mental Health Wellbeing. 
  • Spend time in Amsterdam training. 
  • Opportunity for International travel. 
  • Ongoing on the job training. 
  • Ongoing incentives. 

What our customers say? 

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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.

Adyen Headquarters Location


Adyen Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Adyen Founded Year


Adyen Funding Rounds

  • Series B

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $16,000,000 USD