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FIME constantly seeks to recruit chip technology experts, in particular in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, as well as talented business professionals to support its growing client and industry outreach initiatives globally. The company provides job opportunities across several locations worldwide, with each office providing sales, operations and service functions that are tailored to the needs of that particular region.

With FIME at the forefront of the contact, contactless and NFC industries and customers based worldwide, a career at FIME is inspiring, stimulating and pioneering.

See the latest job offers below (click a title to see the mission and required skills):

 

Acquiring Technical Consultant

Montréal, Canada
 
Mission
• Provide EMV migration consulting services and expertise to acquirers
• Conduct payment schemes certification workshops
• Provide training and technical demos of our tools and services
• Conduct certification testing at customer premises
• Ensure project delivery (MasterCard MTIP, Visa ADVT)
Required Skills
• Completed university level education in a technical discipline
• 3-year experience at least in the chip, financial or banking industry
• Good knowledge of smartcard technology and payments
• Strong knowledge of EMVCo chip specifications
• Experience in payment scheme integration testing (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa)
• Knowledge of contactless payment specifications (EMV, PayPass, payWave)
• Familiar with ATM, PoS, CAT, acquirer host, network, contactless transactions
• Good customer facing skills
• Ability to carry out presentations in a professional, courteous and clear manner to groups of people that could range from 5-40 people
• Ability to adjust to working with both business and technical staff and understanding the different needs from both sets of people within an organization going through an EMV migration
• Able to understand customer business needs and how our services fit in the context of their business
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
• Spanish or Portuguese will be considered as a plus
• Ready to travel throughout US, Canada and Latin America

CPV Analyst

Montréal, Canada
 
Mission
• Perform technical reviews of EMV chip cards personalization to ensure compliance with MasterCard requirements
• Provide guidance to issuers during the CPV certification process
• Provide technical support to issuers for card personalization issues
Required Skills
• Understanding of EMV in issuing environment at bits and bytes level
• Understanding of CPV process and knowledge of MasterCard rules
• Fluent English

Card Personalization Validation Engineer

Tokyo, Japan
 
Mission
• Validate contact and contactless EMV card personalization
• Deliver CPV certification services to issuers
• Provide technical support to parties doing EMV card personalization
• Coordinate CPV projects with banks and certification authority teams
• Participate in different smart card consulting projects
Required Skills
• Good communication skills
• Fluent English
• High sense for initiative and autonomy
• Engineering, software or IT Masters degree
• Software programming experience
• IT background preferably in banking industry
• Knowledge of smart card, security, EMV, ISO 7816 and ISO 14443
• Experience in smart card personalisation validation preferred

EMV Implementation Consultant

Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission
• Provide EMV migration consulting services and expertise to acquirers
• Conduct EMV, MasterCard and Visa certification workshops
• Provide training and technical demos of our tools and services
• Conduct host and terminal testing
• Build a strong network with issuers, acquirers and payment schemes
• Identify new business opportunities and generate leads
Required Skills
• Completed university level education in a technical discipline
• Knowledge of smartcard and payments
• Knowledge of terminal and host testing (EMV, ISO 8583, MasterCard TIP, Visa ADVT, CUP, American Express, JCB)
• Familiar with ATMs, PoS, CAT, acquirer host, network, contactless transactions
• Understanding customer needs and how our services fit in the context of their business
• Minimum of 3-year experience in the smartcard or banking industry
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
• Ready to travel throughout Asia Pacific

EMV Technical Consultant

Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission
• Validate test tools for payment system
 Review specification, test plan and qualification
 Support project managers and sales technically
Required Skills
• Understanding of ISO 7816 / ISO14443 / EMV
• Skills in telecom and payment system application
• 2-year programming developer in C, VB, Java, Linux, firmware driver
• Telecom skills such as 3G, SIM, Mobile, SWP, GSMA, GCF, TSM, TEE
• Experience in kernel / applet development
• Fluent English

EMV Technical Engineer

Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission
• Interface with customers, sales, project managers and developers
• Define test requirements based on customer business requirements
• Define and write test plans and qualification plans
• Perform qualification testing
• Provide EMV technical support and consultancy services
• Conduct on-site and off-site technical workshops
Required Skills
• A degree in engineering or computer science
• 5-year experience in software design and testing (test plan/report)
• Knowledge of smart card technology, EMV standards, payment industry
• Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
• Strong leadership and coordination skills
• A high degree of initiative
• Fluent English

EMV RF Technical Expert

San Francisco, USA
 
Mission

• Carry out EMV contactless test plans
• Manage RF test measurement uncertainties
• Support customers during debugging test sessions
• Perform qualification of FIME test benches
• Manage the laboratory quality system according to ISO 17025
• Participate in development of new lab activities

Required Skills

• Bachelor’s diploma in Electronic or Electrical Engineering or technical certificate recognized by the industry
• Knowledge of EMV RF Level 1 and international chip card standards
• High technical skills and expertise on test activities with digital scopes, spectrum and network analyzers
• Knowledge of ISO 17025 requirements for testing laboratories
• Fluent English

Laboratory Customer Service Coordinator

San Francisco, USA
 
Mission

• Guide customers regarding FIME laboratory services
• Organize test planning and prepare test sessions
• Follow-up of customers’ projects
• Coordinate sales administration

Required Skills

• Engineering degree or University Bachelor’s degree
• Project management experience in the mobile or chip card industry
• Experience in sales order administration processes
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Fluent English

Project Manager

Caen, France / Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission
• Support sales team to build commercial proposals and project plans
• Implement and execute project plans
• Coordinate with project members in different countries
• Close follow-up with clients: conference calls, face-to-face meetings
• Organize internal project management workshops to train other team members (sales, presales, engineers)
Required Skills
• 2-year experience as a technical project manager
• Smartcard industry experience
• PMP certificate holder preferred
• Fluent English
• Strong reporting capability (clear and accurate)
• Strong inter-personal, communication and leadership skills
• Problem solving attitude, proactivity
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Project, PDF documents

Test Engineer - Electronic Banking Application

Caen, France / Montréal, Canada / Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission

• Carry out application software testing on both smartcards and readers
• Analyse results and edit test reports
• Standards and specifications watch

Required Skills

• Degree in Science or Engineering, or equivalent formal education
• Knowledge of ISO7816 and payment scheme standards (MasterCard PayPass, Visa payWave etc.)
• Fluent English

Test Engineer - Application

Tokyo, Japan
 
Mission
• Perform application certification tests for NFC mobile phones, payment cards and terminals
• Ensure compliance with customer requests and test methodologies
• Provide reports of the performed tests
• Provide technical consulting service to customers
Required Skills
• Educational background in telecommunication, computer science, information management
• EMV specification knowledge
• Fluent Japanese & excellent English skills

Test Engineer - Contact and Contactless

Tokyo, Japan
 
Mission
• Perform analog and protocol certification and RF interference tests for NFC mobile phones, payment cards and terminals
• Ensure compliance with customer requests and test methodologies
• Provide reports of the tests performed
• Provide technical consulting service to customers
Required Skills
• Educational background in telecommunication, electronics or RF
• EMV specification knowledge
• Fluent Japanese & excellent English skills

Test Engineer - RF

Caen, France / Montréal, Canada / Seoul, Korea / Taipei, Taiwan / San Francisco, USA
 
Mission

• Carry out contactless test plans according to the EMVCo, MasterCard or Visa test requirements on both smartcards and readers.
• Write test reports in English
• Optimise our tests solutions and test benches
• Analyse "FAIL" verdicts
• Standards and specifications watch

Required Skills

• Degree in Science, Engineer qualification or equivalent formal education, with experience in RF
• Interest in electronics, testing and measuring (comfortable with digital scopes, spectrum and network analyzers…)
• Knowledge of Labview software and the ISO 17025 requirements for testing laboratories
• Fluent English

Security Project Manager

Caen, France / Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission

• Lead security evaluation projects (consulting, expertise, evaluation of secure microcontrollers, smartcards, terminals or mobiles)
• Perform security audits, fuzzing tests on smartcards and code reviews for applets, MIDlets and Android applications
• Participate in pre-sales efforts and represent FIME in international technical working groups

Required Skills

• Expertise in smart card or IT security evaluation (code review, EMVCo, CAST, VCSP, Common Criteria evaluations)
• Software development background: PKI, C, Javacard, Unix, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile
• Fluent English

Software Engineer

Caen, France
 
Mission

• Development of PC/embedded software applications
• Build technical solutions to support pre-sales
• Participate in project management

Required Skills

• Strong skills for coding applets or kernels (.net, C++, C#, JavaCard)
• Experience in card applet or terminal kernel development
• Fluent English

TSM Software Engineer

Caen, France
 
Mission

• Develop test tools for TSM evaluation
• Ensure qualification of TSM test software
• Provide technical support to labs to build test methodologies

Required Skills

• Masters degree, or equivalent, in a technical field
• Experience in TSM / OTA platforms, USIM management
• GlobalPlatform, 3GPP, ETSI UICC specifications, SoapUI test tool and Tomcat software
• Understanding of NFC adapters, embedded SE, key management, personalisation
• Fluent English

TSM Consultant

Taipei, Taiwan
 
Mission
• Define scope of TSM projects based on customer requirements
• Perform TSM testing following GlobalPlatform specifications
• Participate in FIME TSM test tools qualification
• Participate in test plan writing
Required Skills
• Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant course of study (e.g. computer information systems, IT, computer science)
• Fluent English
• Good analytical and IT skills
• 2 years of consultant experience
• Working knowledge of system administration: Unix, Windows or Linux
• Working knowledge in backup software like Avamar, EMC Legato NetWorker, CommVault
• Extended technical knowledge related to GlobalPlatform

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