Poynt was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. We set out to fix broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform running on top of a smart, all-in-one device. The company has raised over $28 million in venture funding from prominent firms like Google Ventures.
Poynt is building the payment terminal and commerce platform of the future. Some of the largest merchants, developers, banks, and resellers in the world are key partners on this platform, and we aim to provide an incredible level of insight and control to each of these parties over their highly unique use cases and concerns.
Our real-time data pipeline ingests, normalizes, and aggregates billions of events from our apps and Smart Terminal, and deliver instant insights and trigger alerts on web/mobile apps for each of our customer types. We constantly tread the line between performance and scalability, using many different backend tools and optimizations to produce the most useful yet fastest interfaces and alert
With our founder and CEO Osama Bedier — former head of Google Wallet and long-time PayPal senior executive — we strive to create tools that will help merchants thrive in today’s evolving and connected commerce world.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from prominent tech companies like Google, PayPal, Visa, Square and others.
About the Role
Our firmware team builds the core payment firmware that powers the Secure NFC/EMV/MSR Reader portion of the Poynt Payment Terminal and also ensures its security. This includes working on all aspects of the software life-cycle, from architecting and design to development, testing, certifications and maintenance.
You will be responsible for the design, development and testing of firmware, specifically various payment kernels and the supporting framework and API’s and ensuring that the firmware passes certification. You will help ensure that the firmware remains compliant with the various payment and security specifications. You will work closely with a number of cross-functional teams both within, and outside of Poynt.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience (with at least 2-3 years in EMV and other Payment related schemes)
Experience in development of (or detailed knowledge of) one or more of the following
Knowledge or familiarity of/with one or more of the following specifications
- Contactless EMV
- Mastercard PayPass MChip / Magstripe
- Visa VCPS
- American Express Expresspay
- Discover Zip/DPAS
- Interac Flash
- PCI Security
Experience in performing Level 2 testing and payment transaction related trouble-shooting.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills and strict attention to detail.
Familiar with all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
Excellent debugging skills and knowledge of interaction between hardware and firmware.
A Masters or Bachelors degree in Computer Science
Developing on ARM processors
Using debugging tools, such as JTAG
Working with an embedded OS
Experience working with Smart Cards (Contact/Contactless).
Common cryptographic algorithms and their usage.
Android development (test apps)
Our company was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience.
Our mission is to fix a broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform.
We were launched in 2013 by Osama Bedier, former head of Google Wallet. We are backed by Matrix Partners, Oak HC/FT Partners, Stanford-StartX Fund, Webb Investment Network, Nyca Partners, Google Ventures, and other individual investors.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from payments, VC and tech - many of our colleagues have worked at some of the Valley’s most iconic companies.