MasterCard Lead Software Development Engineer in Arlington, Virginia
We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.
Lead Software Development Engineer
The Data & Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include payments-focused consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, business Test & Learn experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services.
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.
Lead Software Development Engineer, Platforms - Data & Services
As a Lead Software Development Engineer on the Platforms team, you’ll hold a valued role within a rapidly growing and successful firm, working closely with experienced and driven senior engineers to solve problems as a team. Innovative product opportunities, modern business questions, and intricate datasets present uniquely challenging problems that we are eager to take on. The Mastercard D&S next generation platform blends industry-leading analytics, advanced software architecture, and the latest web technologies to face these problems. Our software is required to effectively decipher analytically complex insights from these problems, on which businesses base multi-million dollar business decisions.
As a member of the Test & Learn team, you will apply your full-stack development skills to building industry-leading business experimentation software that brings sophisticated analytic techniques to business users around the world. We are rapidly expanding our product offerings and innovating on how we deliver Test & Learn solutions to our clients. We are looking for an innovative software engineer who can play a role in helping us scale our platform development and tackle the big challenges of the future. This individual will help our teams build & expose our APIs and services.
Engineers work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to designing, building, and testing features. The range of work you encounter varies from designing highly-performant data processing at scale to building world-class analytics to creating great user interfaces and beyond. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work the best for that team members and projects.
At Mastercard D&S, you will build revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Lead Software Development Engineer, you will:
Build features used by some of the world's largest organizations to make multi-million dollar decisions
Lead and push the boundaries of analytics and powerful, scalable applications
Drive the roadmap for a suite of web applications aimed to bring data decision making process to our clients and make valuable improvements to the capability of our products
Play the role of a team technical lead, guiding the work of other team members and leading technically excellent development
Collaborate across groups in MasterCard (BizOps, TechOps, Software Delivery, etc.) who are passionate about what they do
Design, build, and evolve current systems to handle increase in data volume and user base as we scale globally
Mentor and provide guidance to other team members
All About You:
Full stack engineering experience in an agile production environment
Proficiency with advanced object-oriented programming, microservice development, and databases
Passion for analytical / quantitative problem solving
Experience designing and managing APIs, microservice design, and/or leading other software infrastructure efforts
Motivation, creativity, self-direction, and desire to thrive on small project teams
Superior academic record with a degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experiencing mentoring engineers and leading technical projects
We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.
In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.
In the US, Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact email@example.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.
Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:
Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;
Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.
Requisition ID: R-122984