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Senior Software Engineer, Payments Platform



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

Hiring Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands (On-site, Hybrid Mode)

Airwallex is a rapidly growing fintech unicorn, founded in 2015 and now flourishing at the Series E financing stage. With a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and APAC, we specialize in providing diverse financial payment solutions for B2B merchants, empowering businesses to operate seamlessly anywhere, anytime.

In this role, you will:

In 2024, the Payments Team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer in the Amsterdam R&D center.

In this role, you will play a key part in diverse initiatives across our international payments platform. We highly value your expertise in constructing, designing, and engineering payment systems, whether it's a gateway, acquiring, issuing, or equivalent. If you're not already familiar, you'll gain comprehensive knowledge of Visa and Mastercard payment platforms. Collaboration with the payments product team and occasional interaction with partners' engineering teams are encouraged. As a vital member of our core acquiring payment team, you'll contribute to building the next-generation Payment Acceptance infrastructure with a constant focus on Merchant needs.

In our Payments Team, your responsibilities extend beyond delivering product features to achieving business outcomes. Your tasks will involve developing various REST services and integration components within a backend microservices architecture, connecting with our React frontend.

The scope of your role includes designing and implementing new capabilities aligned with our product roadmap, conducting architectural reviews for current and upcoming solutions, addressing tech debt, and enhancing operational effectiveness.

You might be a great fit if you:

  • Over 5 years of expertise in contemporary engineering methodologies, emphasizing continuous integration and quality engineering.

  • Proficient in guiding a concept from inception to implementation, with a dedication to delivering meticulously tested and high-quality solutions.

  • Possesses robust computer science fundamentals, with a recent focus on Java or Kotlin, Spring / Spring Boot technologies.

  • Specialized in designing and constructing REST APIs, adept in handling high-volume distributed systems, Kafka event streams, and distributed data storage systems such as Cassandra, Hazelcast, Oracle Coherence, or similar technologies.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in cloud platforms like GCP or AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudFront), along with exposure to containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Skilled in Javascript / Typescript and well-versed in operational tooling, including but not limited to New Relic, StatsD, Elk, Datadog, and Prometheus.

Nice-to-have: Extensive experience in the development of payment gateways, acquiring platforms, or issuing platforms. A strong advantage includes expertise in integrating Local Payment Methods (i.e., iDeal, Klarna, Trustly) or major Cards (i.e., Visa, Mastercard).

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.