Awesome Security Expert

  • Adyen
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jun 06, 2018
Full time Security

Job Description

Who is:

Looking for insanely broad responsibilities


Wants to make a real difference

Creative and is up for some work travel 

Adyen is growing fast and we're looking for an awesome security person to join our global security team, based in Amsterdam, in a unique role working on projects that touch the entire business, from sales to finance to marketing to infrastructure and software development. Adyen’s current scope and future ambitions are pretty awesome, check out our website for more.

We need your knowledge, experience and skills to enhance our capabilities and reach through the business and our technology stack in topics as diverse as helping shape the culture and practice of security throughout the organization, cryptographic key management, digital forensics, real-time event analysis and incident response, solutions prototyping and development, building out culture, ethical hacking, representing the security perspective in architectural and governance settings, and liaising with regulators and client security teams.

As an experienced security person you like to combine your technical and soft skills to solve other people’s challenges, and you’re looking to broaden your scope in a unique and exciting environment.

Nothing gives you more energy than learning about how to manage real risks and working out great solutions that will keep working into the future. In your spare time you like to explore security tools, technologies and work on side projects.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has real integrity and commitment to act to protect our colleagues, customers, partners and business
  • Understands that information security problems need people-based as much as technology-based solutions
  • Has real and substantial experience in several security specialties
  • Are a team player, able to make quick, informed decisions under pressure and open to feedback
  • Have the mind-set to automate and avoid repetitive tasks, because work-life balance is important

You like to:

  • Develop your skillset and learn on the fly
  • Share your knowledge with colleagues and companies all around the world
  • Solve problems and think about structural solutions, basing this on actionable data
  • Collaborate intensively with colleagues in security and other subject matter domains
  • Work in a technically highly challenging role in a very dynamic environment
  • Handle the freedom and responsibility to make your own decisions

The impact you will have

You will work on challenging projects and automating of different, difficult manual tasks. You will solve hard problems effectively and find the right balances between risk and effort. You will assist colleagues in foreign offices (including Singapore, São Paulo and San Francisco). As a self-starter you like to get your hands dirty and have an impact from day one. You will be part of a highly challenging technical and business environment and get opportunities to pick your own projects.

Our company culture

Our people are our greatest asset. Our unique company culture attracts the smartest people, who take initiative & ownership and can truly contribute to our fast growth. We believe that you are able to reach the utmost if we give you freedom, opportunities and responsibility to build Adyen. Our culture is very informal and direct. We believe in teamwork, and don’t like egos and hierarchy. When taking a decision we take them quickly but always involve others to further improve. We provide each other regular informal feedback and let everyone design their own growth path.

Want to grow your career and make an impact from day one? 

We offer a competitive salary, knowledge sharing internal events, exchange program to other offices and great career opportunities.