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Payworks is looking for a
Subject Matter Expert: EMV & Payment Schemes

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Job description

Location Munich
Schedule Full-time
Type of employment Permanent employee

What you will do...

  • You will be responsible for defining the technical & certification requirements to add new Payment Schemes to Payworks Pulse such as Cartes Bancaires, Girocard, Interac, EFTPOS and Elo

  • You will perform hands-on troubleshooting and give expert advice on scheme certification projects

  • You will make sure that Payworks further increases our knowledge on EMV and the intricacies of global and local payment schemes by creating an in-house coaching and training program

  • You will be in constant contact with the parties take make the Payment Scheme rules and processes

What we offer...

  • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of bringing a technically outdated industry to this century’s digital standards 

  • 80+ super-skilled colleagues in an organisation that is ever learning and able to quickly act on things that need to change

  • An open culture that welcomes agile methods (Scrum, TDD, continuous deployment, retrospectives etc.)

  • The dynamics and fun of working in a quickly growing start-up, combined with a stable financial outlook backed by a multi-million Euro venture capital investment

  • Relocation support and allowance; free German classes

  • Flexible working hours and competitive compensation – including a budget for your personal/professional development

What we are looking for...

  • You have successfully consulted and/or implemented EMV based payment schemes

  • You have successfully managed and completed global (Visa, Mastercard, etc) and local (Girocard, Interac, Cartes Bancaires, etc.) payment scheme accreditations and certifications

  • You are able to explain technical payment topics clearly to non-expert developers and Product Managers

  • You possess a strong ability to understand and challenge technical payment specifications & scheme rule books

  • You comfortable to challenge existing scheme rules and drive win-win conversations & rule changes with the schemes  in order to create value for the merchants as quickly as possible  

  • You can run and troubleshoot certification test cases (e.g. via UL tools)

  • You have a hands-on mentality to get new payment schemes LIVE quickly, be it by running the certification yourself or building strong relationships with the parties take make the Payment Scheme rules and processes

  • You are result driven, energetic and possess an entrepreneurial personality

  • Ideally, you have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a Software related field 

About us

Payworks develops and operates Pulse, a next generation Point of Sale payment gateway technology. Operated in the cloud and provided in a Software as a Service model to payment providers, Payworks’ technology has simplified card acceptance by offering a pre-certified and easily accessible gateway solution which is significantly facilitating innovation in the integrated Point of Sale space.

Payworks is headquartered in Germany with offices in the US, the UK and Poland. Leading acquirers, payment service providers and POS software providers across North America, the UK, Europe and Africa depend on Payworks Pulse technology to power card acceptance for modern Point of Sale solutions.