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MasterCard Senior Systems Analyst in Dublin, Ireland

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Job Title

Senior Systems Analyst

Job Overview:

The Systems Analyst (SA) is an important member of our software development teams here at Mastercard. The SA works closely in partnership with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Solution Architects and development leads to elaborate technical requirements that meet product business requirements and align with Mastercard technology standards. The SA will need to develop strong working knowledge of all relevant Mastercard applications and systems to be effective.

Major Responsibilities:

•Technical analysis of product or application hardware and software to ensure that business and functional requirements can be met. The SA is a liaison and key communication bridge between the development and business teams.

•Clear communication of technical requirements to the development team and development concerns to business stakeholders. The SA speaks the language of software development and product management.

•Prioritize and identify cross application/system enhancements.

•Identify key dependencies and knock-on impacts of new development work.

•Lead the development of conceptual/architectural designs and user interface mockups.

•Collaborate with development staff on software designs.

•Identification and integration of Mastercard technology standards as and when required.

•Act as a technical consultant for Business Owners during implementation of new products/services.

•Provide subject matter expertise and participate in L4 support escalations.

•Lead review sessions of technical requirements.

•Document and coordinate audit controls and PCI requirements.


•Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.

Knowledge / Experience:

•3 – 5 years’ experience in related field

•Strong technical knowledge and capability. Some experience in using one or more of the following languages: Java, PHP, C#, C++, Python, Scala or any modern Javascript framework.

•Experience with CI/CD, Cloud infrastructure, enterprise architectural patterns or microservices architecture is highly advantageous.

•Knowledge of data structures and experience in data extraction and analysis is highly advantageous.

Skills/ Abilities:

•High-energy, detail-oriented and proactive with the ability to function independently with competing demands.

•High degree of initiative and self-motivation with a willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities.

•Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong relationship, collaborative and organization skills.

•Ability to train/guide more junior resources.

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.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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-127259