1+ months

EMV Specialist - P206176_S1

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Within the D-PAS Product Management department, this position will be responsible for analyzing complex chip failures reported in production, finding the resolution and identifying preventive measures. This individual will assist the team in achieving specific goals for contactless payments, wallet transactions, in-app purchase, and passive wearables, identifying innovations to address customer needs and improve Quality of Acceptance in the market. 15% travel needed.

This role is responsible for developing, managing, and implementing advanced payment products. Supports acquirers, issuers, and merchant end-to-end testing and certifications. Helps develop and support service providers with certification toolset and process, and supports Discover testing strategies with customization of vendor tools and systems.

*This role can be located in Riverwoods (IL) or Phoenix (AZ).

  • Provides support to partners and vendors as Discover's EMV product SME.
  • Provides reports and updates to internal and external teams on the progress of certifications and projects.
  • Supports the regional market needs, assesses critical vendors/partners needed for testing, certification, and troubleshooting.
  • Continually learns and develops new skills in support of the function via self-learning, training, and industry standards participation. Knowledge of EMV products.
  • Reviews project plans and budgets to plan and coordinate project activity.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in EMVCo-related testing and certification, Smart Card technology, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in EMVCo-related testing and certification, Smart Card technology, or related field
Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • CSCIP Smart Card certification
  • Hands on experience with one or more of the following card/terminal EMV testing tools (SmartSpy, Visucard, UL, PVT, Barnes, Collis, Kanest)
  • Strong technical understanding/ability to resolve complex chip failures

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-29 Expires: 2019-10-27

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