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MasterCard Software Engineer, Quality 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 Engineer, Quality

Position Overview

The Test & Learn teams within Mastercard's Data & Services organization aim to build 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 quality engineer who can play a role in helping us scale our platform development and tackle the big challenges of the future. This individual will ensure quality in all phases of feature development for analytic and front-end code that is foundational to Test & Learn, while staying closely connected to our customers and the business value we provide.

Software quality engineers work in small, flexible teams with software development engineers. Every team member contributes to designing and testing features. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work the best for that team members and projects.

What is Data & Services?

The Data & Services Team (D&S) 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 team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful insights and tools to drive fact-based decision making. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, our services include consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, test-and-learn business experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management. While specializing in the payments industry, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.

We are looking for passionate and talented technologists, who share our vision for empowering our customers to make better fact-based decisions, to join us and shape the growth of our team.

Who is Mastercard?

Mastercard is 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, and a technology innovation lab. 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.

Position Responsibilities:

As a part of Data & Services, you will ensure quality for revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Software Quality Engineer II within Test & Learn, you will:

Ensure that calculations are correct in all circumstances

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

Manage and coordinate large testing and release efforts with internal stakeholders

Develop, maintain, and enhance automated testing processes

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

Prioritize feature testing work for your team

Innovate and continually learn and work with new technologies

Invest in personal growth and take on team responsibilities

Own release management for your team

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

2+ years of experience as a QA Engineer, Software Engineer in Test, Test Automation Engineer or Developer, leveraging software QA tools and processes

2+ years of experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as test planning, UI testing, automated testing, analytic testing, or test driven development strategies.

Experience with C#, React/Redux, Selenium, Cypress, SQL Server, Git, Jenkins, and/or Splunk

Experience in designing and implementing automated testing infrastructures

Understanding of algorithms and data structures

Passion for analytical / quantitative problem solving

You gravitate towards understanding the ins and outs of the tools you work with vs. just using them for the task at hand

Flexibility to learn and work in different parts of the stack

Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

COVID-19 Considerations

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.

About Mastercard

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.

Requisition ID: R-148861