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EMV Certification Analyst

Who we are

Interac is Canada’s leading payments platform. Canadians are using the service an average of 436,000 times every day. We are setting the standard for how Canadians choose to send and receive money digitally.  At Interac, we are accelerating the growth of digital payment in Canada through the development of innovative solutions and need to hire an EMV Certification Analyst to help pioneer our future.

If you are inspired by mobile technology, passionate about automation and think differently about problem-solving, we want to talk with you.

Who we need
We need a pioneer. Someone who is willing to take on new challenges in new frontiers. Someone excited about working within the restrictions of payment governance in a territory where there are no established standards or templates. We need an EMV Certification Analyst to develop, enhance and maintain all automation test suites for regression testing for Interac's projects, with a focus on mobile.

You’ll create certification documents – test plans and processes – and will perform or support in the integration testing of the client’s end to end mobile solution. You’ll also assist in the planning and managing of the successful implementation of releases and onboarding of clients on to the service.

Who you are
You are an EMV Certification Analyst with proven hands-on experience with testing automation and payments. You are looking for an opportunity to do something different, something that will make an impact, something big! You want to drive end-to-end Automation - from building automation process architecture, researching and recommending appropriate frameworks, to evaluating all scripts and recommending changes - without being buried in a team of dozens. You want to take on the leadership and mentoring of junior team members while actively contributing to the day-to-day work and long-term strategy.

As our new EMV Certification Analyst, you will:

  • Own and drive quality assurance testing. You will work with the QA Team to develop automation across all areas of the system including database, UI and Excel integration. You will implement test scripts according to the test plan.
  • Maintain. You will ensure the existing automated test framework is stable and reliable, updating and enhancing tools as necessary.
  • Manage the automation. You will coordinate tests tasks within the team, including code management and review.
  • Be a team player. You will actively participate in weekly meetings; set and meet weekly sprint deliverables and provide support and training in automation to other members of the QA team.
  • Collaborate with developers. You will raise bugs and errors and work alongside the development team and product management team to resolve all issues as efficiently as possible.
  • Maintain certification artifacts. You will align certification with technical specifications and business requirements, contributing to certification specific documentation creation and updates.
  • Design. You will create test cases to specifications, coordinating with the project team to drive clarity on requirements and specifications.
  • Innovate. You will explore and research new initiatives and updates to standards. You will conduct an impact analysis to determine tools and processes for Interac systems.
  • Perform update analysis. You will report on the impact of standards like EMVCo, GlobalPlatform, security and cryptography.
  • Escalate. You will track vendor tasks and escalate critical issues.

How do we know that’s you? You have:

  • A degree. You have a Computer Systems or Computer Engineering degree.
  • A developer’s approach. You have experience with JAVA and ideally Oracle PL SQL. You have strong knowledge of the development process for both large-scale distributed and centralised software applications.
  • A passion for fintech. You either have financial services and payment experience and knowledge or have a passion for it. EMV isn’t a tool you can learn at school, so some level of payment systems exposure would be considered an asset.
  • Smarts. It’s essential that you can pick up new technologies, methodologies and processes quickly. We are a small, nimble organisation that’s moving fast!
  • Technical experience.  You have proven hands-on expertise with a range of automation testing tools including:
    • Selenium, Jmeter, SOAP UI, and SOAP SONAR.
    • JAVA, and Oracle PL SQL will be an asset
  • Focused and detail oriented.  But not too focused. You are driven to accomplish your milestones; however, you can change priorities with ease without sacrificing the quality of your work.

Need more reasons to join us?
At Interac, we know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work.  Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with connection, compensation and continuing education. Our core values - integrity, candour, respect, innovation, collaboration, accountability, resourcefulness, agility and genuineness - define us, help us be the best at what we do and create a workplace you want to be part of.  

If this sounds like the team you want to be part of and the place you want to grow your career, apply here or visit and follow us @interac to learn more about us.

Interac believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed. We are committed to doing so by providing accessible employment practices. Contact a member of the Human Resources department if you need accommodation at any point in the application process or want more information about our Accessibility Policy, which is also available online here:


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