Realex Payments

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Realex Payments, a division of Global Payments Inc., is one of Europe’s leading providers of ecommerce payment solutions. We handle transactions valued in excess of €35 billion per annum on behalf of over 13,000 clients. Realex Payments was founded in 2000 and became part of the Global Payments family of companies in 2015.
We are the trusted ecommerce technology partner of large enterprises such as Virgin Atlantic, Paddy Power and Aviva. We also work with thousands of small to medium sized businesses, enabling them to scale their online business and expand their international reach. Over the past 15 years, we have established a strong reputation in the industry and amongst our customers for our innovative payments technology, ecommerce expertise and dedication to excellent customer service. We are currently expanding both our product set and the regions in which we operate.


Why work with us?

We take what we do seriously but don’t take ourselves too seriously. The best thing about working in Realex is the people. We’re passionate about what we do and good at it. Everyone is open, friendly and always happy to help each other…and have the craic.

We have big ambitions and set high standards. Working here is demanding and fast paced. This brings opportunity – for learning, growing, running with ideas and making a real difference. Formal certifications and training are also provided, to help you now and in your future career. We work hard to nurture the talent we hire. So much so we were awarded the Irish Software Association ‘s Excellence in Talent Development Award 2014 for the innovative things we are doing to develop our people’s talent.

There are lots of progression opportunities, many career paths and tons of room to grow within the company. We have a career model to support career development, but it’s not rigid; if it makes sense you can carve out a career of your own design.

HR Tip

Ann Swords - Recruiter and Business Partner, Realex Payments

If you are coming in for an interview... prepare! Do your research on the role. Sketch out examples to illustrate your capacity to perform each part of the role successfully. Be yourself; communicate your energy and enthusiasm for the

Benefits & training

  • Generous employer contribution to Pension
  • Award winning learning & development opportunities
  • A competitive salary
  • Mentoring & support
  • Sports & social club
  • Life Assurance & Income Protection
  • A challenging role
  • Healthcare
  • Bike to work scheme

My career with Realex Payments

Andrew Bannister - System Architect

Realex – Andrew Bannister

I joined in 2011, starting out on the Integration & Support team. From day one, there was a strong emphasis on learning and development, in both technical and soft skills. This combined with tremendous career support has enabled me to grow to the role of Software Developer, Technical lead and eventually my current role as a System Architect.

Tomás Guiry - Senior Enterprise Account Manager

Realex – Tomás Guiry

I joined in 2012, starting out on the Integration & Support team. After 9 months in that role, I got the opportunity to work in our London office on secondment. I am now a senior member of our Account Management team, looking after some of our largest customers.There’s an open culture which makes for a really good atmosphere around the office.

Ciara Hanifin - UX Design Analyst

Realex – Ciara Hanifin

After graduating from UCC, I joined the Integration & Support team. In this role I received top-class training, and gained incredibly valuable knowledge and experience of our products and services. The investment that Realex have made in me has been hugely important in growing my career. Now I’m working as a UX Design Analyst on the Product Management team, learning new things every day.

Realex Payments reviews

Great place to wirk but need few improvements

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
former employee in 2016

The Best Bits

Culture, people, nice office, bonuses, pension, health insurance, fruits, good managers

Things to improve

Money, jobs, hours, work life balance, flexibility, laptops, working from home


Please describe the problem with this review.

Great place to work but still needs improvement

Anonymous in Dublin, Ireland
current employee in E 2016

The Best Bits

in goof location and offer good culture. Finance industry experience

Things to improve

good communication tools, can give laptops to all staff. No work from home


Please describe the problem with this review.

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