Technical Analyst- Payments Security

Location US-GA-Atlanta
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Information Technology


General – Green Earth – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Technical Analyst, Atlanta, United States

On a day-to-day basis, consumers use the global payment infrastructure by purchasing goods in shops, performing online checkouts, or withdrawing money from ATMs. UL supports customers, including the biggest brands in the world, in their ambition to make great digital payments products. Together with our partners in the industry we introduce and verify new payment technologies, mobile wallets, and innovative digital payment solutions.


UL Solutions - Identity Management and Security (IMS) is hiring a Technical Analyst to test, validate and certify payment devices 


Our global Test & Certification (TCS) team of 25 people operates from 7 different locations.

-           Atlanta, United States

-           Bangalore, India

-           Dubai, United Arab Emirates

-           Leiden, the Netherlands

-           San Paulo, Brazil

-           Shanghai, China

-           Singapore, Singapore


UL’s TCS team is helping our industry partners to bring their payment products like point of sale (POS) terminals, cards, mobile devices, etc. to market. In our Leiden lab and in our other labs, we are testing, analyzing, validating and improving products from local and global clients. You will work on certification projects with direct customer interaction and hands-on testing. With guidance and support from your team, you will develop personal, technical, and market domain knowledge and skills to become a highly skilled professional technical analyst. 

The team delivers test and certification services for the certification for multiple EMV based Payment Schemes, or Brands, including Mastercard, Discover, and the other global payment brands, as well EMVCo 3D Secure certifications.




You will have the following tasks:

Test activities - use and configure tools, test samples and templates in the appropriate way, execute and analyze test results.

Analysis and problem solving - analyze findings and validate test results, pinpoint issues and communicate issues with client’s developers and product owners.

Daily communication with clients about their products – clearly report, both verbally as written, observations, verdicts and next actions.

Quality and integrity - ensure high quality of client products, deliverables, input documents and test results.

Innovations – have an open and creative mind, be able to recognize new business opportunities, improve internal processes. Develop knowledge about the newest released products and be on-top-of-the-market regarding mobile payment initiatives.

Personal development - attend related training sessions to become expert in transaction technology, maintain knowledge of standards, specifications and rules of the international payment schemes, including new technologies and innovations.

Performs other duties as directed.


What makes you a great fit:

  • You have at minimum a Bachelor's degree which proves your analytical skills and technical approach.
  • Very precise in test work, eye to detail, and able to follow given procedures.
  • You have an innate sense of responsibility, accuracy and you are attentive to detail.
  • You can work independently to a deadline and you are capable to run your work efficiently.
  • You possess good spoken and written English language skills, any other language is a plus.
  • Flexible to change of circumstances (e.g. short confirmation timelines, handling multiple projects simultaneously).
  • We expect you to fully support our "Ways of Working"
  • Change mindset: Drive change with a forward-looking mindset
  • Connectivity: Create connections to help others feel motivated, engaged and included
  • Customer centricity: Bring passion and a determined focus to deliver value for our customers
  • Decisiveness: Work urgently to enable decisions with the bigger picture in mind
  • Accountability: Hold ourselves and others accountable to achieve results


UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.


  • Preferred experience:
  • Experience with the payment industry with 1+ years of experience
  • Experience with testing (e.g. hardware, software, regulatory, automated).
  • We offer
  • A competitive salary and a bonus arrangement. An international, innovative and dynamic work environment.
  • Personal development: a large range of training which enables you to develop your technical and soft skills
  • Career opportunities via content specialization, job rotation or hierarchical growth.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious?

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