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    Principal Payment Tech Development at Discover (Riverwoods, IL)
    Discovergy GmbH Employer
    Riverwoods, IL
    Job Type
    Job Location
    Full Time
    Riverwoods, IL

    Job Description:

    Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

    At Discover Financial Services, you'll find yourself in the company of some of the industry's smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

    Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity:

    Job Description:

    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.

    Responsible for leading the design, development, testing, certification, and delivery activities for contact and contactless chip technologies, mobile payments, and other emerging technology-based solutions for card acceptance devices, as well as payment devices. Manages areas of development of the product technology such as specifications development, including functional features and security features, testing requirements, testing capabilities, certification requirements, and certification program design. Manages relationships with vendors, such as card and chip manufacturers, test laboratories, test tool providers, and mobile application developers, to enable support for the payment products.

    Manages, designs, and develops new payment technologies for card acceptance devices and payment devices (such as contact and contactless chip, mobile and cloud-based payments, etc.).
    Provide support for creating and maintaining testing requirements and test procedures for new payment technology-based products.
    Develops certification requirements and compliance program for new payment technology-based products.
    Manages participation of development in payment specifications within relevant standardization organizations. Communicates, educates, and collaborates with stakeholders about new and updated standards and specifications.
    Ensure product features are in line with business vision, current business environment and technology trends to enable maximum results.
    Create specifications to support ecommerce technology based on mobile and browsers.
    Lead SDK development to support new payment technologies.
    Develop, lead and maintain cryptography associated with SDK and mobile technologies ensuring security requirements for these specifications are industry standard.
    Manages internal and external partners and vendors to ensure delivery of the best quality services to Discover.

    Minimum Qualifications
    At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
    4+ years of experience in Payment Technology R&D, or related field
    In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Payment Technology R&D, or related field
    Preferred Qualifications
    If we had our say, we’d also look for:

    Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

    Skills required:


    Flexible Hours
    Letter of Recommendation
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