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MasterCard Manager, Software Development Engineering in Dublin, Ireland

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Job Title

Manager, Software Development Engineering

Job Description Summary

•Information Security Engineering Team is a dedicated collection of self-organizing, high performing, interdependent, individuals representing different functional roles with all the necessary skills to create the foundational capabilities that application teams develop on top of it.

•We are building a new product with a team of talented engineers in our Dublin office. The team is cross-functional, which means that between all its members they possess sufficient skills to do the work.

•We are looking for a strong technical leader with excellent communication and leadership skills to join our team and drive the delivery of key initiatives.

Major Accountabilities:

•Lead major projects and deliver quality software solutions in a timely and cost effective manner. Research and recommend alternative technical solutions for changing business needs. Responsible for assuring the daily activities of the team meet the requirements of SLA’s in addition to aligning organizational and enterprise strategies.

•Perform Proofs of Concept (PoCs) to assess and identify the technologies per the needs of the organization. Provide recommendation to Senior Management on selection of technologies and strategic technical direction for the department. Lead creation of roadmaps that align with the department strategy and long term business vision and objectives. Coach and mentor team members, enable knowledge sharing via brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and application appropriate frameworks.

•Lead implementation of processes and supporting tools per the evolving needs of the organization. Identifying process gaps, provide estimates for business solutions, define the initial scope/requirements of the project and manage the scope during the lifecycle of the project. Plan overall project scope and define scope for each phase and iteration to meet business needs/time-to-market needs.

•Instruct and guide the team to ensure that appropriate processes and documentation is in use by the team. Ensure compliance to the defined standards. Actively look for opportunities to modify and enhance standards per the needs of the department. Develop documentation templates, lead and enforce development of artefacts throughout the solution development lifecycle.


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

Knowledge / Experience:

•Extensive understanding of and experience with Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies.

•Demonstrate MC Core Competencies.

•Proven ability to embody MC Leadership Principles.

•Proven capacity to lead and influence matrix based project team members and work as a member of a diverse and geographically distributed team.

•Experience integrating systems within a service oriented architecture and e-commerce platforms.

•Knowledge of design and security patterns coupled with an ability to persuade and assist in development. The applicant must have experience integrating technologies with SAML and OAuth tokens.

•Experience developing, designing, and operating global systems supporting multiple languages and currencies.

•Experience integrating web services with best in class platforms such as Layer 7 and Data Power.

•Experience building de-coupled systems using technologies such as message queues, No-SQL data storage, etc.

•Experience implementing complicated projects and systems using agile methodologies.

Skills/ Abilities:

•Must be politically savvy, high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and able to function under pressure in an independent environment. Possess the ability to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.

•Demonstrate ability to organize, manage, plan and control several concurrent initiatives with conflicting needs.

•Ability to balance time between strategic thought and self-embedding with teams performing development, testing, and operational work. This ability is critical in leading the organization and innovating while also remaining in touch with reality.

•Must display strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and leadership and relationship skills with ability to influence others without having direct authority.

•Proven ability to sell solutions, persuade cross-functional group, garner support for solutions and bring group to a consensus and strong ability in collection and formulation of data, development of Metrics and dashboard reporting.

•Design and development of object oriented systems, unit tests with mocking technologies, Java, JavaScript, C#

•Design and development using cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services and Windows Azure.

•Design and development of enterprise web services using both SOAP and REST.

•Ability to clearly communicate technical designs.

•Design and development of batch processes.

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.​

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Requisition ID: R-109453