MasterCard Sr. Technical Architect (Full Stack - Java, Android/IOS, Mobile/Web app and Application Security) in Pune, India

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

Sr. Technical Architect (Full Stack - Java, Android/IOS, Mobile/Web app and Application Security)


DPT Design Team is one of the technology leadership team in MasterCard within Digital Payments Technology with mission to provide overall stewardship of enterprise grade application architecture & design within the context of holistic software development. This includes driving the architecture & design decisions and building consensus around it. The team leads the exploration in software architecture & technology innovations along with enabling excellence in overall team.

Associate Technical Architect at MasterCard is a technology leader within the organization and spearheads the system architecture and design. He or she participates in the Software Development Life Cycle through Coaching, R&D, Proof of Concepts, Prototyping, Code review etc. He or she may also be required to administer training throughout various phases of the development cycle. Additionally, He or she influences the development practices so that they are in compliance with best practices, policies and procedures.

How to know you should apply?

Have you ever led product or project of enterprise grade application solution in a technical lead or architect€™s role?

Are you excited about software & mobile technologies used for smarter life and ready to be part of that drive?

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


Architecture and design of software solutions including

oTechnical solution & application architecture & design

oDevelopment, review & ownership of architecture & design artifacts (SAD, API Specification etc.)

oActively find ways (new technologies, tools, frameworks) to improve software solutions

Work with Product Management and Engineering to translate product use cases and requirements to industry-leading design, architecture and implementations. Set architectural direction by grooming and prioritizing architectural stories related to baselining software stack, realization of non-functional requirement etc. and critical domain stories. Influence the product owner to balance the business and technical priorities and the value of the architecture work.

Participate in code review of key functionalities or architectural aspects.

Execute and own the baseline architecture and design activities collaborating with Sr. Engineer & Engineering Team.

Regularly communicate with management about risk analysis and design tradeoffs.

Work on Pre SDLC or Discovery activities owning and contributing to assigned activities related to technical feasibility & assessment, providing responses.

Strong communication skills, with an ability to express and design ideas to a development team

Participate & contribute in Product kick off sessions & Requirement workshops for Direction and course correction w.r.t. domain based solutions, technology feasibility, competence requirements, resources requirements

Perform knowledge sharing and coaching, mentoring by

oTech Talks & Presentation session on specific topics of expertise

oTechnical writing and publishing - Articles, Blogs, References

Participate & contribute in talent acquisition and recruitment activities as follows:

oCollaborate with hiring team to outline and execute strategy for recruiting technical folks

oRecords, reviews and provides inputs on Skill requirements

oTakes up interview sessions for candidate positions including Technology consultants & Sr. Engineers (Level 2 if needed).

Provide guidance to teams on processes such as Agile, Lean, etc.

Provide guidance to teams on development standards, automation and tools

Establish design, architecture and coding standards for EMA solutions. Establish design and development methodologies (e.g.: Agile, SCRUM) to drive feature velocity, quality and predictability.

All about You

Detailed experience at designing enterprise grade distributed and reactive systems that involve

1.Software Architecture and Design Principles, Patterns, Methodology, Domain Concepts (Architecture and Design Skills)

GOF, Java EE Blueprints, Software Architecture Patterns

Design Principles including SOLID, YAGNI, DRY and others.

Security Patterns



2.Solution Design including overall technology stack including

Mobile platforms €“ Android or iOS, Mobile App Frameworks (Mobile App Design & Technology Skills)

Java and Java EE platforms including Spring framework & components, Hibernate, JSP, Node JS or Express JS or similar, Web & Application Server (Server App Design & Technology Skills), Web Services, SOAP, WS-Security, REST (Services Design & Technology Skills)

Web Stack including JavaScript, CSS, JSON, Angular JS or similar framework (Web App Design & Technology Skills)

3.Application Security including Information security principles & realization, Mobile app security, OWASP & PCI DSS Compliance (Security Design & Technology Skills)

Experience designing solutions for large scale deployments including large enterprises or service providers, banking or payment solutions

Good understanding & experience with software development processes such as Scrum, SAFe, Extreme Programming and/or Lean etc.

Experience working with multiple global customers

Experience with mobile application development, and internet-related cloud technology development. Deep understanding of, a practical experience with, one of Android or iOS

Considerable experience on device frameworks and device development is desirable.

Strong inter-personal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams and select third parties

Formal training in systems analysis and computer programming

A deep understanding of technical solution and software patterns (including architectural & design patterns) at various levels.

Solid experience of working in project teams

Desire to stay abreast of new development tools and methods

Bachelor Engineering or Technology in Computer Science, Engineering or IT Required & Master€™s degree in related discipline Preferred

Other Personal Attributes

Maturity to understand large systems and recommend upcoming technologies to solve complex business problems

Enjoy challenging and thought provoking work and have a strong desire to learn and progress (motivated enough to self-learn)

Ability to pick up new technology independently

Be able to work under constraints and multi-task while remaining professional and courteous

Exceptional ability to analyze problems and to propose innovative but workable solutions

Team player

Open minded, flexible, and willing to listen for other people€™s opinions.

Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate over the phone and via email with a variety of individuals at all technical levels are required.

Excellent verbal and written skills ARE A MUST

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-52258