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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
• 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

EMV Technical Engineer

Taipei, Taiwan
• 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

Laboratory Customer Service Coordinator

San Jose, USA

• 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

Test Engineer - Electronic Banking Application

Caen, France / Montréal, Canada / Taipei, Taiwan

• 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
• 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 - RF

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

• 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

TSM Software Engineer

Caen, France

• 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
• 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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