1+ months

Product Testing, Certification Specialist - P203955

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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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 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.

Responsible for developing, managing, and implementing advanced payment products. Supports acquirers, issuers, and merchant end-to-end testing and certifications. Supports service providers with certification support. Supports Discover testing strategies with customization of vendor tools and systems.

  • Will be responsible for leading day-to-day activities for chip technology, (including contact, contactless and mobile) based cards and payment acceptance device certifications, overseeing the testing and certification processes of chip technology based cards/terminals.
  • Guide new and existing chip product vendors through our chip product certification process.
  • Work with terminal manufactuerers, card manufacturers, testing labs and test tool vendors, to enable support for global chip repayment pruducts by providing information about our specifications and testing certification processes.
  • Provides support to service providers and ensures they are invoiced.
  • Partners with the business and vendors to resolve certification issues.
  • Reviews project plans and coordinates project activity.
  • Provides reports and updates to internal and external teams on the progress of certifications and projects.
  • Expands awareness of advanced payment products. Represents the company at industry and vendor events.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Payments, Banking, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 1+ years of experience in EMVCo Testing with a focus on L3; 4+ years of experience in Payments, Banking, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • In lieu of a degree, experience of CSCIP Smart Card Certification
  • Chip Card Ceritifaction experience
  • Technical Background
  • Experience in Bank Payments/EMV technologies
  • Proficient in Project Managment
  • Ability to drive process, project results by influencing and collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • 2-3 years experience in testing or certification of new technologies
  • Experience in software/hardware test processes
  • Stong compentencies in (MS Office Products, Visio and Micosoft Projects).

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: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-09-05

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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