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Senior Payments & Certification Analyst

Bermuda / Toronto

Relocate to work in Bermuda full time (tax advantage!) … OR, work remotely from a home office and travel occasionally to the company’s Island headquarters! Either way, this will be an awesome opportunity for the right person to enjoy a great change of lifestyle while utilizing their payment systems experience in a highly competitive and advanced technological environment.

Our client is an international payment solutions provider with more than 20 years of success facilitating online payments, merchant and bank acquirer services, transaction processing, fraud management and related financial services. On their behalf, we are searching for an industry experienced professional to join them in the capacity of Senior Payments & Certification Analyst.

The post holder will assume responsibility all payment gateway technologies and EMV/Card Present certifications. The position requires working closely with various software engineers/developers and partners including acquiring banks, card schemes and labs to ensure all certification requirements have been met for new payment services and devices in market. This will include the certification of mandated changes required by the card associations and external partners for existing devices.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing requirements for all gateway changes/enhancements, working with software engineers to process changes through the SDLC
  • Validate certification prerequisites including EMVCo, PCI and other organizations
  • Estimate and manage timelines and risks for level 3 certification with card schemes and acquirers. 
  • Coordinate testing windows with partners for terminal, host to host and any other required testing and certifications. Assist with assessing and evaluating quality assurance test requirements 
  • Conduct testing and certification and document test results. Analyze test results with engineers using troubleshooting skills to determine possible failure points
  • Publish test results for internal customers and track metrics to maintain established service level agreements to meet customer expectations and quality standards
  • Provide critical technical feedback on product specifications, features, EMV payment structure and general industry standards to Product and Business teams
  • Assist with system fixes, upgrades, testing and change control management procedures
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Post-secondary degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent 
  • 5-10 years of experience as a technical Business Analyst or other related business/information systems functions
  • Prior experience with EMV specifications, Payment Scheme specifications and testing procedures 
  • Strong knowledge of major credit card/debit card networks, ISO 8583 financial message format, 3D-Secure, card processing and industry standards for both Card Present and Card Not Present.
  • Experience in QA/QC software testing including identifying required testing, performing analysis, troubleshooting and developing associated test plans.
  • Experience configuring and working with EMV tools along with and their vendors 
  • SQL experience working with large data sets; able to write and execute SQL queries to extract, review data for troubleshooting and QA
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams along with excellent customer service skills are required.   
  • Flexibility to work non-standard work hours as required to support worldwide clients and operations
  • Programming experience (VB.NET, C#, Objective C) preferred but not required 

For immediate consideration, please email a current resume to Jason Squires - - and/or contact Jason for an introductory conversation.

Last update: April 18, 2019

To Apply:

Please contact or send resume to Jason Squires 


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