Card Acceptance and Authorization Specialist


  • Support the extension of UTA acceptance network across Europe; technical integration of new partners, continuous improvement of existing partner’s integration;
  • Support for the introduction of technical innovations in the field of cashless payments;
  • Work closely with internal teams (Infrastructure, Operations, Authorization platform) to ensure partner’s integration are stable and in line with SLAs;
  • Lead and/or manage payment and card related projects from specifications to deployment;
  • Act as a key point of contact with our external and internal partners;
  • Act as an internal referent in the domain of payment and cards


Within the IT department, the Card & Authorization specialist reports to the Team Leader Card & Acceptance.


  • IT Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in digital payment;
  • Demonstrated know-how and experience in payment communication protocols (IFSF, ISO8583…) and cryptography;
  • Demonstrated know-how and experience in card issuance (fleet card, loyalty card, credit card, prepaid card…) or card acquiring / switching;
  • Capability to write and execute simple SQL statements, understanding of relational databases and database’s structure;
  • Knowledge in mobile payment is a plus;
  • Knowledge in network and security is a plus;
  • Good spoken and written English;
  • Experience in working with remote teams and oversea teams;
  • Strong problem-solving orientation;
  • Structured, strong analytical and conceptual skills;
  • High level of care and quality;
  • Teamwork, communication skills, creativity and problem-solving orientation;
  • Openness and willingness to get involved in many different and also extensive topics and new technologies.