Creative Graduate for Security

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

Job Description


Are Creative

Love working with people

Are fascinated by security

Like solving problems

Have a technical mindset

Adyen is growing fast and we're looking for a creative graduate with solid tech background who is genuinely interested in security and gets energy from working with people and solving problems. Adyen’s current scope and future ambitions are pretty awesome, check out our website for more.

We need your enthusiasm and creative approach to people and technology problems to help our colleagues build secure solutions to challenging and interesting business problems. This team works on a mix of exciting topics and technologies that you will not find anywhere else, in a modern real-world business in the heart of Amsterdam.

As an enthusiast about security you like to develop your technical and soft skills to solve other people’s challenges, and you’re looking to work in a unique and exciting environment where you’ll get second-to-none experience.

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.

The job offers:

  • Amazing experience in a scale-up global business
  • Globally scaled platform and sound modern architecture
  • Working with experts on things that make a real difference
  • A security role that’s not driven by buzzwords
  • Creativity and excitement and some travel 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Wondered how the Equifax breach could ever possibly have been allowed to happen
  • Is a team player, open to feedback, and able to make quick, informed decisions under pressure
  • Is fascinated by security
  • Has the mind-set to automate and avoid repetitive tasks because work-life balance is important, as long as there’s a lot of security there too

You like to:

  • Develop your skillset and learn on the fly
  • Solve problems and think about structural solutions, basing this on actionable data
  • Collaborate intensively with people who expect your competence and subject matter expertise
  • 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 manual tasks. You will solve hard problems effectively and find the right balances between risk and effort. You will assist colleagues in foreign offices (like 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.