Reliability Systems Engineer Reliability Systems Engineer …

Planet Payment
in Galway, Connaught, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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Negotiable
Planet Payment
in Galway, Connaught, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Negotiable
The systems engineer will plan, build and support systems which process €2 Billion+ of payment and tax refund transactions for customers across 25+ countries. Planet build and operate highly available, secure payment authorisation and gateway applications for use by merchants, PSPs and acquirers. The payments system engineer role is broad and offers the opportunity to work across many IT areas including applications, databases, monitoring, networking and security.

JOB PURPOSE

The systems engineer will plan, build and support systems which process €2 Billion+ of payment and tax refund transactions for customers across 25+ countries. Planet build and operate highly available, secure payment authorisation and gateway applications for use by merchants, PSPs and acquirers.

The payments system engineer role is broad and offers the opportunity to work across many IT areas including applications, databases, monitoring, networking and security.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Founded in Ireland in 1985, Planet (formally Fintrax) is one of the world's leading Tax Free Shopping ('TFS'), Dynamic Currency Conversion ('DCC'), Credit Card Processing and point of sale technology companies providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable service. Planet operates in 57 countries, serving 300,000 merchants directly and through over 100 acquiring banks. It handles over €15billion in payments annually.

The company has been on a strong growth trajectory, and particularly since 2010, has experienced exceptional growth. In December 2017, it purchased the number three player in the currency conversion and related payments markets and is now the number one player worldwide in these markets.

Today, the Payments business accounts for 40% of Group revenues, and Planet has leading market positions as well as a strong business model, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes in emerging markets, growth in international travel and increasing luxury consumption. It has also recently become an acquirer in its own right for both Visa and MasterCard processing

This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  • Manage integration projects with third parties such as VISA/MasterCard, acquiring banks, PSPs.
  • Ensure systems are built & maintained to meet SLA's.
  • Testing application upgrades including regular testing of disaster recovery service.
  • Troubleshooting L2 services issues and application deployments.
  • Enforce security standards including PCI security standards.
  • Analysing and improving the performance, availability, security of the payments systems.
  • Plan and deploy APM monitoring systems such as AppDynamics.

    PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS

    Knowledge, Experience, Skills

  • Possess a 'Systems Thinking' ability to understand complex interlinked systems.
  • Payments industry knowledge such as POS Terminals, ePOS, acquiring, ADVT/MTIP certification.
  • Experience in financial services especially highly available real-time transaction environments.
  • SQL scripting and basic database administration, preferably Microsoft SQL Server.
  • PowerShell scripting.
  • Cloud fundamentals.
  • Understanding of networking basics - VPNs/MPLS/Firewalls/LANs.
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems.
  • Flexibility, initiative and self-motivated.
  • Eagerness to challenge the status quo, balanced with a reasonable and methodical approach to effecting change.
  • Work independently and develop technical knowledge/skills on a continual basis.
  • Work with people at all levels, including non-technical staff.
  • Hold a third level Engineering, IT degree or equivalent.

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