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MasterCard Software Development Engineer II 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

Software Development Engineer II

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.

Software Development Engineer II, Data & Services Technology Team

As a Software Development Engineer on the D&S Technology team, you’ll hold a valued role within a rapidly growing team inside one of the world's most successful organizations, working closely with experienced and driven senior engineers to solve problems as a team. Mastercard's D&S next generation platform blends industry-leading analytics, advanced software architecture, and the latest web technologies to face these problems, analyzing terabytes of data in the process. 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 Business Operations Engineering team, you will bring your full-stack development skills to design, build, deploy, and scale key internal resources that drive value to our Delivery, Sales, Marketing, Engineering teams and beyond. We work with cutting-edge technologies, with our engineers determining the best one for each project. We are looking for an innovative software engineer who can contribute to designing and building large features, and thrive in a fast-paced, agile team.

Engineers work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to a feature's design, implementation, testing, and release. The range of work you encounter varies from automating manual tasks to building out varied user flows leveraging the latest industry standards/technologies and beyond. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work the best for that team and their projects.

Enjoy collaboratively solving complex technical challenges? Come solve them with us.

Position Responsibilities:

As a member of the Business Operations Engineering team, you will build tools that drive value across the organization.

As a Software Development Engineer II, you will:

Grow your technical skills through design, development, and release of a wide range of far-reaching features

Lead and push the boundaries of analytics and powerful, scalable applications

Drive improvements to our code base by writing well-designed, well-tested code

Partner with Program Managers to develop a deep understanding of users and use cases and apply that knowledge to scoping and building new features

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

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

Full stack engineering experience in an agile production environment

Proficiency with database design, API development, CI/CD, infrastructure as code

Experience with modern front-end frameworks, and command line scripting

Deep understanding of one or more web stacks (our tech stack is mostly .NET, Typescript/React, and SQL)

Strong technologist eager to learn new technologies and frameworks

Passion for problem solving

Motivation, creativity, self-direction, and desire to thrive on small project teams

Strong written and verbal English communication skills

Experience collaborating with diverse, cross-functional teams

Eager to experiment with new team processes and innovate on development approach

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-136894