MasterCard Application Security Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

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.

Job Title

Application Security Engineer


Mastercard is seeking candidates to join our Security Engineering team in Dublin.

Mastercard is developing the next generation of applications and services to enable consumers and businesses to securely, efficiently, and intelligently conduct payment transactions.

Whether through traditional retail, mobile, or e-commerce, Mastercard innovation is leading the digital convergence of traditional and emerging payments technologies across a wide variety of new devices and services.

Can you demonstrate a high level of expertise in information security and secure

development disciplines?

Can you advise development teams on how to securely design applications and services

following industry best practices and enhance existing approaches to security


Have you performed security analysis of mobile applications, web applications or web

services and understand the threats, attacks and risks to payment applications?

Can you analyse an application architecture to reduce the security risk to an acceptable l

level, while still providing beneficial functionality for the end user?

Can you provide guidance on how to securely implement systems in cloud environments?


Provide technical design and architecture advice to internal teams on how to securely

develop and build applications and supporting systems

Define secure mechanisms for critical business functions in cloud environments

Work closely with developers and evaluate business requests and proposed designs to

determine feasibility; work with software development teams to define alternatives and

recommend optimal solutions to meet security and regulatory requirements in the design

of new/enhanced systems

Leverage security experience and knowledge within the mobile and digital commerce

arena to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal

MasterCard stakeholders, including business owners, end-users, customers, project

managers, engineers, and senior management

Define security requirements and guidelines to ensure repeatable processes are followed

by worldwide teams

Assist in the strategy, standards, and architecture for the security aspects of the SDLC

including application, mobile, web service, DevOps, cloud, and CI/CD efforts

All About You

Experience providing secure design advice for web based environments and secure

communication, including mobile applications, web applications and web services

Demonstrate a broad awareness of security engineering concepts and practices across all

phases of the software development lifecycle

Technical experience with Java or similar enterprise programming language, especially

related to secure coding best practices

Strong understanding of information security, risk and data privacy within the domain of

digital commerce including relevant practical experience

Knowledge of cryptography, including several of the following: encryption, hashing, key

management, digital certificates, TLS

Knowledge of virtualization platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2, VMware

vCloud Director, VMware vSphere and Google AppEngine, OpenStack or Azure

Experience of continuous delivery/continuous integration processes and procedures

including critical security considerations in automated workflows

Understand mobile security architecture concepts, design and implementation for Android

and IOS

Demonstrate technical competency in security engineering based on hands-on experience

or relevant qualifications

Working knowledge and technical security experience with UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or AIX

Demonstrate the ability to articulate and communicate effectively to diverse audiences

and properly translates security and risk management terminology into business terms,

and recommends alternative solutions to these stakeholders.

Strong verbal and written communication skills

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.€‹
Requisition ID: R-64405