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MasterCard Manager, Software Development Engineering in Arlington, Virginia

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Manager, Software Development Engineering

Manager, Software Engineering


As a Manager of Software Engineering on the Mastercard Track Business Payment Service (BPS) team, you’ll bring your expertise leading and coaching high-performing software and test engineers to create world-class UX and microservice-based solutions. We’re building a global business-to-business (B2B) technology platform to help businesses of all sizes streamline how they manage payments when buying or selling products & services. As a global business, the team you lead for Mastercard will deliver software operating at-scale, requiring focus on performance, security, and reliability.

You will work in our Mastercard technology location in Arlington, Virginia, that provides a state-of-the-art environment for technology teams to thrive in our collaborative, Agile engineering culture. You will be a leader in how Mastercard transforms the B2B space to standardize, automate, and optimize digital payment efficiency for Buyers and Sellers.


•Single-threaded owner of a 2-pizza team of software and test automation engineers.

•Recruit, supervise, and coach a cross-functional team, including the active support & development of junior engineers.

•Monitor objectives for your teams to align with sprint goals and priorities.

•Be a significant, hands-on contributor to the team to plan, design, and develop modern microservice-based solutions.

•Deliver code with exceptional quality and security that operates at scale.

•Perform code reviews, retrospectives, and manage the acceptance of Pull Requests using Git.

•Collaborate with TPMs, PM-Ts, and product owners to bring to life amazing new service capabilities.

•Coach your team in engineering best practices, including 12-factor app design.

•Coach your team on Agile practices, including Daily Scrums, retrospectives, planning, and grooming sessions, to operate and thrive as a high-performing team.

•Ensure that systems your team creates comply with Mastercard engineering best practices and governance models, including security, operations, and Enterprise Architecture requirements.

All About You:

•You have a solid foundation in Computer Science fundamentals, web applications, and microservices-based software architecture.

•You have demonstrated experience leading & managing software and test engineers working in a cross-functional, Agile software development lifecycle practice.

•You have experience with web technologies, including HTML5, CSS, Javascript, and front-end frameworks such as Angular.

•You have experience leading the development of robust microservices using Java and PCF.

•You have experience using storage technologies such as PostgreSQL and delivering solutions that leverage them on a global scale.

•You have deep experience with unit testing using JUnit and successfully releasing software in a continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) model using Git.

•You have experience with automated testing and tools such as Selenium, Postman, and REST-assured.

•You enjoy leading and working in an Agile environment focused on continuous improvement.

•You have a strong desire to collaborate and provide coaching & mentorship to software and test engineers.

•You have demonstrated experience as a people manager with the ability to attract, recruit, and develop technical talent.

•You are passionate about the art of delivering the highest quality software to customers and doing the right thing.

•You have excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical people.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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.​

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Requisition ID: R-112590