Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Acquiring Host Specialist



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Company Description

Teya exists to make sure that every small and growing business in Europe has the opportunity to thrive. We want to become Europe’s go-to software solution for these businesses, simplifying their every day and helping them reconnect with the joy of running their business. Teya was born in 2019 and is home to over 850 employees and operating in 14 different countries. We've built a fast-paced, energetic, and innovative environment that is dedicated to bringing the best solutions to customers.

Job Description

Your Mission

As an Acquiring Host Specialist, you will be working with a strong team that has experience in Fintech and help shape the future of our Acquiring offering. You’ll help this team design and implement new features that will improve our Merchants' experience. You will:

  • Build new features in our Acquiring Host that are scalable and secure

  • Collaborate with Gateways that are integrating with our services

  • Certify or update integrations with the International Payment Schemes (Visa, Mastercard, etc)

  • Handle integrations with HSM providers

  • Improve current implementations to ensure International Payment Scheme (IPS) compliance

  • Act as a bridge between IPS implementation topics and the rest of the organization

  • Develop and implement metrics for monitoring performance and setting up alerting systems to ensure optimal operation and timely issue resolution

  • Document all the aforementioned processes and integrations, providing clear and comprehensive guides for internal use and compliance purposes

If you have a passion for the above and a strong background in the FinTech industry, we believe this might be for you!



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in implementation or operations roles in the FinTech industry

  • Good understanding of the overall payment transaction flow in the context of Acquiring and Issuing

  • Have experience with FinTech-related messaging protocols like ISO8583 or ISO20022, and also have an understanding of formats like JSON and XML

  • Experience with HSM and EMV tools along with cryptographic key management

  • Have experience with IPS simulators that are provided (e.g. Mastercard MCPS simulator)

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with a focus on automation and process improvement

  • Ability to effectively contribute to product development cycles and collaborate with program initiatives, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with strategic goals

  • Familiarity with FinTech industry standards and protocols in general (including but not limited to PCI-DSS, PCI-PIN, and PCI-3DS)

  • Having strong SQL skills for extracting actionable insights, this role demands a collaborative approach to transform data analysis into strategic product innovations

Nice to Have

  • Proficiency in Linux/Unix systems, networking, and security

  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure

Additional Information

The Perks

  • We trust you, so we offer flexible working hours, as long it suits both you and your team;

  • Physical and mental health support through our partnership with GymPass giving free access to over 1,500 gyms in the UK, 1-1 therapy, meditation sessions, digital fitness and nutrition apps;

  • Our company offers extended and improved maternity and paternity leave choices, giving employees more flexibility and support;

  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme;

  • Health and Life Insurance;

  • Pension Scheme;

  • 25 days of Annual Leave (+ Bank Holidays);

  • Office snacks every day;

  • Friendly, comfortable and informal office environment in Central London.