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MasterCard Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure in Arlington, Virginia

Our Purpose

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 ( 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.

Job Title

Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure

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.

Data & Services within Mastercard

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 predictive analytics, data visualization and business intelligence software.

Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure - Data & Services Technology Team

As a senior software infrastructure engineer on the D&S Technology team, you’ll hold a valued role within a rapidly growing team inside one of the worlds most successful organizations, working closely with experienced and driven engineers to solve problems as a team. 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 Platform Operations team, you will be responsible for building tools and systems that deploy and scale our applications and data in hybrid - cloud and physical - environments. We develop the infrastructure that enables the Data & Services Platforms team to build, test, deploy and host hundreds of microservices across several global datacenters. We also develop the logging, monitoring and vulnerability detection tools necessary for application developers to get insight into the security, quality and uptime of their code. Our systems are administered with infrastructure-as-code with our stack including Chef, Ansible and Terraform and our workflows are automated using Jenkins and Kubernetes

As our team continues to grow, we are looking for engineers who are passionate about DevOps, infrastructure, security and release management tooling.

Engineers work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to designing, building, and testing features. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work the best for that team members and projects.

Enjoy large scale DevOps challenges? Come solve them with us.

Position Responsibilities:

As a member of the Software Delivery team, you will enable the global delivery of revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Senior Software Engineer, DevOps you will:

  • Build software that enables teams to deliver the technology and platform that powers a global enterprise application

  • Learn and apply a diverse set of languages, frameworks, and industry standard DevOps tools

  • Scale applications across a variety of platforms to fit cloud-based and on-premise solutions

  • Collaborate across teams with exceptional peers who are passionate about what they do

  • Be a technical leader on your team

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • Experience building and administering systems using Kubernetes

  • Experience with infrastructure as code and deployment automation

  • Familiarity with Azure, AWS, Open Stack or other IaaS offerings

  • Experience developing software in C#, Go, Java, or another similar language.

  • 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 English communication skills

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 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.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-165036