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MasterCard Mastercard 2023 Graduate Launch Program (Dublin, Ireland) – Software Engineering 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 ( 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

Mastercard 2023 Graduate Launch Program (Dublin, Ireland) – Software Engineering

We believe that opportunity is for all of us.

This is Mastercard Launch.

Who are Mastercard?

Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses worldwide and enable them to use secure and convenient electronic forms of payment. Mastercard is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and bringing insight into the payments process to make commerce faster, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a critical link among financial institutions and millions of businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide, Mastercard provides services in more than 210 countries and territories. You find more information on

European Technology Hub in Dublin

Mastercard Ireland opened its operations in 2008 with 36 staff and since then has grown to over 1000 people. Today, it is a vibrant, multi-cultural hub that attracts passionate technologists from Ireland, across Europe, and indeed the world. This is testament to the investment, innovative work and great talent the company enjoys in Dublin and highlights the important role the Dublin Tech Hub plays as part of the global business. The new campus-style workplace provides state-of-the-art facilities with positive environmental design principles focused on neuro-diversity, wellbeing and collaboration at its core. Highlights include a rooftop terrace, café, luxurious changing rooms, car parking and wellbeing classes. Mastercard will continue to encourage flexible working and offer above and beyond benefits whilst its people enjoy the new airy and collaborative workplace. Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube |

Mastercard Launch

There are some skills you can teach. And some you can inspire. Mastercard Launch gives recent graduates both—immersing emerging talent in an 18-month journey where they will challenge the status quo, engage in meaningful and practical sessions, drive Decency and Belonging, our mission to be a Force for Good and be the ultimate catalyst for personal and professional growth. The Launch program is for change makers, those who dare to be greater and who wish to make a real impact on the world. We invite you to bring your passion, share your talent and make the most of this truly Priceless experience.

What it is

A permanent opportunity but dedicated to an 18-month program that educates, inspires personal growth, and builds professional confidence to create a Priceless career with Mastercard. Launch will include development opportunities such as:

• Professional skills learning

• Business-driven rotations or experiences

• Networking and career conversations

What you’ll do

Mastercard works to connect and power a sustainable and inclusive global economy. Software engineers at Mastercard build the systems that process transactions, analyse data and detect fraud to gain insight into the direction of the economy on behalf of our customers. We are focused on building simple, safe and smart solutions that instil trust in every interaction. Our industry expertise is enhanced by our commitment to being a force for good in the world and to doing well by doing good.

Mastercard software engineering teams are obsessed with security, reliability, and performance and driven to deliver solutions that delight our customers. We are looking for talented software engineers to develop advanced technologies and applications that are revolutionizing payments.

• A hands-on engineer who writes high-quality code with a focus on security, design, and maintainability.

• Contribute to all phases of software development from design through rollout.

• Have strong ownership of your team’s software including monitoring, dependencies, build, and deployments.

What you’ll need

• To be available for start from 4th September 2023

• To be a Final Year Masters/Undergraduate Student or to have graduated no earlier than September 2022

• Studying Computer Science, Engineering or similar

• Experience using Python, Java, C#, JavaScript or similar

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong strategic and conceptual aptitude

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects concurrently

• High-energy, can-do attitude, very strong sense of ownership and desire to succeed with commensurate analytical, technical, and strategic skills

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.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-174510