• TS Associate

    Location NL-Leiden
    Job ID
    2018-11316
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Laboratory
  • Overview

    On a day-to-day basis, consumers use the global payment infrastructure by purchasing goods in shops, performing online checkouts, or withdrawing money from ATMs. UL supports customers, including the biggest brands in the world, in their ambition to make great digital payments products. Together with our partners in the industry we introduce and verify new payment technologies, mobile wallets, and innovative digital payment solutions.

     

    UL Identity Management and Security (IMS) is hiring an Associate to test, validate and certify payment devices 

     

    UL’s Compliance and Interoperability Services (CIS) team is helping our industry partners to bring their payment products like point of sale (POS) terminals, cards, mobile devices, etc. to market. In our Leiden lab and at customer sites we are testing, analyzing, validating and improving products from local and global clients. You will work on certification projects with direct customer interaction and hands-on testing. With guidance and support from your team, you will develop personal, technical, and market domain knowledge and skills to become a highly skilled professional technical analyst. 

     

    Responsibilities

    You will have the following tasks:

    • Test activities - use and configure tools, test samples and templates in the appropriate way, execute and analyze test results.
    • Analysis and problem solving - analyze findings and validate test results, pinpoint issues and communicate issues with client’s developers and product owners.
    • Daily communication with clients about their products – clearly report, both verbally as written, observations, verdicts and next actions.
    • Quality and integrity - ensure high quality of client products, deliverables, input documents and test results.
    • Innovations – have an open and creative mind, be able to recognize new business opportunities, improve internal processes. Develop knowledge about the newest released products and be on-top-of-the-market regarding mobile payment initiatives.
    • Personal development - attend related training sessions to become expert in transaction technology, maintain knowledge of standards, specifications and rules of the international payment schemes, including new technologies and innovations.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • You have at minimum a BSc-level degree which proves your analytical skills and technical approach.
    • Very precise in test work, eye to detail, and able to follow given procedures.
    • You have an innate sense of responsibility, accuracy and you are attentive to detail.
    • You can work independently to a deadline and you are capable to run your work efficiently.
    • You possess good spoken and written English language skills, any other language is a plus.
    • Flexible to change of circumstances (e.g. short confirmation timelines, handling multiple projects simultaneously).
    • You are willing to travel.

    Preferred experience:

    • Experience with the payment industry.
    • Experience with testing (e.g. hardware, software, regulatory, automated).
    • Experience with C#, C++, or Java programming.
    • European Citizenship is preferred for this position.
    • Dutch language skills is a nice to have.

    We Offer:


         • A competitive salary and a bonus arrangement. An international, innovative and dynamic work
           environment.
         • Opportunities to travel.
         • Personal development: a large range of training which enables you to develop your technical
           and soft skills
        • Career opportunities via content specialization, job rotation or hierarchical growth.

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