• Senior Technical Consultant - Payments

    Location NL-Leiden
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    Advisory / Consultancy
  • Overview

    Are you active in the world of Payments or eCommerce and want to explore your possible next challenge within a fast-paced and dynamic environment? UL’s Identity Management & Security is looking to add a Senior Technical Consultant to our Advisory department to lead payments innovations within traditional Payment Institutions as well as disruptive entrants.


    UL advises clients in the rapidly changing world of in-store and online payments (e-commerce, m-commerce and in-app). We advise and support our clients when it comes to introducing new innovative payments solutions to the market. We are active in various phases of their project, from advising our clients during the design phase of the solution, assisting in vendor selections, impact assessments, producing technical documentation for the implementation phase, and when required guiding clients through the certification process.


    You have experience in the payment domain from card based transaction to eCommerce and anything in between. You think of payments as an enabler but are always aware that this is a critical step in achieving a bigger customer action, and therefore this step should be as frictionless as possible. You are looking to work closely with clients to help them achieve a streamline payment processes, yet keeping the customer experience and  the business financial security always in mind. You have a proven track record with at least a number of the following topics: EMV (contact and contactless); card payment ecosystems (authorization systems based on ISO8583 standard, clearing and settlement and card issuing / authorization rules); mobile payments (eSE, HCE and TEE); Tokenization; eCommerce solutions; EMV 3DSecure v2.0; QR code payments; faster payment solutions (e.g. instant payments based on ISO 20022); Open Banking initiatives.


    The Senior Technical Consultant has got the following key responsibilities:

    • Lead technical projects to realize (online) payment related implementations
    • Responsible for the delivery of high quality of projects. This contains, among other things, being responsible for the choices concerning architecture, planning and frameworks of the deliverable
    • Responsible for executing crucial activities to a project, such as architectural design, impact analysis, implementation plan, technical specification development, test plan, test execution, test analysis and troubleshooting
    • Have close contact with the customer as ‘Trusted Advisor’, ensuring excellent, high quality delivery of the project, potentially as a leader of a project team
    • Identify potential commercial opportunities during the course of their customer engagements, and to support the sales team as SMEs in discussions with potential customers in their areas of expertise.
    • Recognize and develop potential commercial opportunities during the course of their customer engagements, and work with the sales team to actively follow up on leads generated in this manner. Senior Advisors should also be available to support the sales team as subject matter experts during the pre-sales process.
    • Contribute to service offerings and always looking for ways to improve or expand our offerings
    • In charge of coaching and leading advisors as well as training them on new technologies
    • Become a thought leader within the (online) payment domain; clients, customers, colleagues know where to find you for your knowledge


    Do you want to be involved in projects that require high level of expertise in the field of (online) payment? Within UL’s Identity Management & Security we expect you to be heavily involved within these types of projects. We expect a proactive attitude and a ‘hands-on’ mentality.


    Your profile:

    • Completed Bachelor or Master degree, preferably technical
    • Minimum of five years’ relevant working experience, preferably in the payment market, or and successfully proven experience as project leader
    • Experience and willingness to work in a project environment with multiple parallel projects independently, without supervision
    • Excellent coaching & communication skills as well as leadership competences to guide team members as a flexible team player
    • Strong analytical skills and result driven
    • Willing to travel and work both in our office in Leiden and international subsidiaries as well as working at the customer’s premises internationally


    We offer


    • A challenging position with many knowledge and career development opportunities
    • A competitive salary and an interesting bonus arrangement
    • An international, innovative and dynamic work environment
    • Personal development: a large range of professional training enables our staff to continually develop their technical, business and soft skills


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