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Junior Payments Certification Specialist

Berlin · Engineering - Hardware

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We are the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe. We started out 6 years ago and built our payment service from scratch to shake up the industry and wake up the entrepreneur within anyone. We created a unique device that allows small merchants to accept card payments anywhere. Our vision as a global FinTech company is to build the first-ever global card acceptance brand, and we are well on our way as small businesses in over 31 countries around the world rely on SumUp to get paid.

As Junior Payments Certification Specialistyou will own and drive end-to-end EMV certifications at SumUp for our payment terminals and different markets. You will work closely with our engineering team and partners including acquiring banks, card schemes and labs to ensure all certification requirements have been met for all of our devices.

In this role you will work on:

  • Manage and document the various certification processes for electronic payment terminals

  • Validate certification prerequisites including EMVco, Visa, MasterCard, etc.

  • Plan and execute certification test sessions in house and in external labs

  • Analyze test results with engineers using troubleshooting skills to determine possible failure points

  • Document certification procedures and keep an inventory of all achieved certifications and its expiry dates

  • Organize ongoing regression tests to ensure our systems keep compliant between the official certifications

  • Maintain our certification test tools

You will be a great fit if you have the following qualifications:

  • good understanding of distributed electronic systems
  • basic know how about communication protocols
  • basic project management and administration skills
  • basic testing and QA skills

Good to have skills:

  • knowledge of electronic payment protocols such as EMV, ISO8583 etc.
  • experience with certifications defined by EMVCo, MasterCard, VISA etc.


  • Be part of one of world’s most exciting startups, on a mission to take over the world.
  • We have a close, welcoming and international community. We get together regularly for brunches, cocktail nights, football, office parties.
  • SumUp Corporate Pension Scheme
  • German classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Football & Running teams
  • Semi-annual off-sites, where the tech teams from Berlin, Sofia, and São Paulo gather together. In the past we've gone to Bulgaria and Greece and a castle in the German countryside.
  • All the startup swag you expect: kicker table, unlimited drinks & fruits

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by Company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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