MasterCard Director, Solution Engineering in New York City, New York

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Director, Solution Engineering


The goal of the Commerce for Every Device organization is to partner with digital and technology players to execute MasterCard€™s digital strategy in facilitating payments across every connected device in a safe, easy and scalable way for the benefit of our issuers, merchants and cardholders. Use cases include connected homes, connected cars, virtual reality and wearables.

We aim to achieve this goal through direct engagement with these partners and by packaging solutions leveraging MasterCard€™s digital assets such as the Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) and Masterpass.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team, help build unique relevant solutions and shape the evolution of the payments industry. We are looking for Engineers to join our Solutions Engineering Team who can help build compelling and scalable solutions while maintaining simplicity and usability.

Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?

Do you enjoy solving problems that have no clear cut solution?

Do you enjoy developing simple User Experiences for complex problems?


You are passionate about deploying and implementing solutions. You are adept at analyzing process flows, architecture designs and implementations and like to address real world problems with engineering solutions that scale, and have the ability to work and oversee many teams concurrently at a technical and business level. You will work closely with our business partners, product development, technology and user experience design teams to assess, design and implement new digital products and services.


Lead technical engagements with various digital players, OEMs and Chip Manufacturers to design solutions that leverage MasterCard€™s products suites and assets

Partner with digital players to articulate their business and technical requirements €“ must be proficient in systems, applications and software programming, testing, implementation, documentation, maintenance and support

Define MasterCard technology roadmap/strategy for each digital player

Design solutions and communicate them through clear documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts

Determine and advance operational feasibility through problem definition, project scope

Working closely with Products, Services and Operations/Technology groups at MasterCard and with our partners, to facilitate partners€™ technical integration to our solutions; collaborate effectively with software developers, processing and software architecture engineers and product managers to solve complex problems

Liaise with prototyping group to create prototypes and help with sales and/or implementation process

Collaborate with Project Management team to provide projects scope and requirements

File for intellectual property when new/unique solutions are created through the process of identifying relevant solutions for our partners

Comply with rules of engagement, including business models and data strategy and ensure that MasterCard€™s interests are protected and progressed

All About You

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience required

Expert level technical experience in payments on the product development, processing, and/or merchant side of the business

Prior knowledge of MasterCard Digital Payments and Core Systems products a plus

Knowledge of web and mobile technologies (HTML5, CSS, JS etc) and designing and implementing software a strong plus

Knowledge of Global Platform specifications

Knowledge of EMVCo specifications

A good technical understanding and experience of working with developers and technical architects in systems and solutions development or design

Knowledge of techniques for requirements capture and specification and the ability to balance tactical commercial needs against the needs of strategic architecture

Self-starter, strong analytical ability with good attention to detail and a proven track record of delivering success while operating within a team environment

Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience

Strong project management skills required; will need to handle multiple projects and initiatives concurrently

Ability to interact and coordinate effectively with internal and external global business partners; influencing skills

Strong research and analytical skills

Ability to digest complex data and problems and make recommendations with sound judgment

Ability to oversee multiple projects and initiatives concurrently

The qualified candidate will report to the Senior Business Leader, Solution Engineering

Travel: 25%

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-45534