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MasterCard Lead Software Engineer in Dublin, Ireland

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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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

Lead Software Engineer

Overview

The InControl platform is a fundamental part of Mastercard's Commercial Solutions, enabling some of our largest customers to issue Virtual Cards to securely manage and report on Travel, Expense & Supplier transactions. Focussed on secure, highly available and innovative solutions, this dynamic team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base.

We are seeking a Lead Software Development Engineer to work with our cross-functional development teams within the InControl organization

The Role

Design and develop complex applications, framework, tools, and researches alternative technical solutions as per changing business needs and delivers quality product in a timely and cost effective manner

• Successfully lead major projects and complex assignments with broad scope and long-term business implications. Create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market.

• Lead day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team

• Contribute to the overall strategy and manage complex issues within functional area of expertise.

• Develop overall strategic technical plan and create architecture solutions and proposals.

• Mentor, coach and assist project team members. Provide technical training to the team. Assist with selection of technical resources for the projects

• Research, create and evaluate technical solution alternatives for the business needs current and future.

• Collaborate with business and technical partners to identify and scope opportunities, identify risks, benefits and constraints.

• Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.

About you

• Proven track record of delivering secure, maintainable, scalable and complex application solutions

• Advanced knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies

• Ability to be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and able to function under pressure in an independent environment along with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.

• Strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and strong relationship, collaboration skills and organizational skills.

• Ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies, frameworks and tools and support multiple concurrent activities and to interface with external / internal resources.

• Experience using the Agile Methodology

• Ability to deal with pressure situation without compromising the processes

• Result oriented, self-driven and go-getter abilities

Essential Skills

• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience

• Java - Strong experience of developing secure, scalable, multi-threaded applications in Java

• Experience with designing and developing RESTful interfaces using PCF and Spring

• Experience with Java performance testing and benchmarking

• Experience documenting detailed designs with class and sequence diagrams

• Advanced knowledge of Linux and security standards

• Experience in Database Design, Oracle Databases, strong knowledge of PL/SQL

• Working Knowledge of tools like Sonar, Dynatrace, GIT, ALM, CI/CD, Splunk

• Understanding of Web/Application servers like Websphere 8, Apache Tomcat

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.

In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

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-167480

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