MasterCard Application Security Engineer in Dublin, Ireland
Who is Mastercard?
We are the global technology company behind the worlds 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.
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
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
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