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MasterCard Senior Software Quality Engineer 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 Quality Engineer

We build analytically intensive software on top of vast amounts of data served securely over the web to many of the world's largest organizations. At Mastercard, Software Quality Engineers work directly with Software Development Engineers in small teams and are deeply engaged throughout the entire development process. They are directly responsible for ensuring great products and analytics for our clients. Innovation is also a key facet in the role. SQ Engineers are expected to never settle for the status quo in how Mastercard approaches its testing challenges and always look for ways to accelerate or improve the testing tactics taken.

As a member of the Mastercard Intelligence team you will bring your experience testing a state of the art web application that puts big data at the fingertips of financial institutions and merchants. You will play a vital role within a rapidly growing firm, working closely with experienced and driven engineers to solve challenges that arise in rapidly scaling product utilizing complex datasets.


Ensure that calculations are correct in all possible circumstances

Lead testing of large, complex, high-quality features with minimal oversight

Test in a cloud-based environment

Manage and coordinate large testing and release efforts with continuous delivery

Test and validate solutions operating on terabyte-scale data

Develop, maintain, and enhance automated testing processes

Ensure an intuitive user experience which can drive value for users of any mathematical or business background

Innovate and continually learn and work with new technologies

Invest in personal growth and take on team responsibilities

Own release management for your team

Innovate on code and database deployment methods

Candidate Qualifications

experience as a QA engineer, Software Engineer in Test, Test Automation engineer, Developer or related occupation, leveraging software QA tools and processes.

experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI testing, Automated testing, Test driven development strategies etc.

Experience in Agile framework, unit testing libraries/framework (.Net Framework preferred), UI Automation Tool (Selenium), code management tool (Git), deployment tools (Jenkins)

Experience in the area of cloud-based testing is a plus

Experience in building testing environments is a plus

Understanding of the technologies in React/Redux, Javascript, C#, SQL Server

Understanding of algorithms and data structures

Experience in designing and implementing automated testing infrastructure.

Knowledge of relational database in respect to maintaining quality throughout data pipelines.

Splunk (desirable)

Additional Qualities

Highly motivated professional with excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

Individuals who are curious, creative, and love open-ended problems

Demonstrated analytical / quantitative aptitude

Team first attitude, dedicated to team success

Keen sense of prioritization and ability to time

Strong English written and verbal communication skills

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.​

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

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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-133886