Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is looking for a senior software engineer who will become part of its team and help develop a “next generation payment platform that will push boundaries in new markets for its Retail business.”

Resposibilities for Apple’s job

Some of the responsibilities of the software engineer who wants to join Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) include integrating payment devices, middleware, and acquirers into its retail system. The successful candidate will work with business partners, store personnel, and banking partners of the tech giant. He or she will also work with the cross-functional team within the company to develop software controls and payment processing methods.

Apple’s requirement for the job

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is interested with professionals with a B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science with at least five years’ experience in the industry. According to the tech giant, the applicant for the position should be expert in Chip & Pin technologies particularly EMV L2, bank messaging specification (ISO-8583), ICC solutions (ADVT / M-TIP / AEIPS / Interac testing) & SmartSpy), knowledgeable in country specific payment flows, and online PIN protocols.

The company also requires expertise in PCI compliance and card security, Java /C/ C++, HTTP(S), TCP/IP protocols, and the card industry. The candidate must also have strong communication skills, experience in communicating with payment vendors worldwide, and must have experience in the eCommerce, banking, and retail industries.

According to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), an applicant who can demonstrate that he or she has a strong knowledge of serial protocols (USB, RS-232), cryptography, Java NIO, device drivers and MFi certification will have a clear advantage in the application for this job.

“In this role, you will get the opportunity to gain experience with global payment solutions in the retail industry. You will increase your expertise in the payment industry with hands-on experience on devices, protocols and processes, and learning from the collective experience of a team of very knowledgeable payment experts,” states Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).

There had been reports that the tech giant has big plans for its new Bluetooth 4.0 powered by iBeacon technology in the future. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently set up its iBeacon transmitters in its retail stores across the United States. The company intends to beam promotions and other important information to consumers visiting or browsing its products in stores.

Meanwhile, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) recently introduced a debit card in addition to its virtual wallet. All consumers in the United States with verified bank accounts with Google Wallet will receive a debit card supported by Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA).