MasterCard VP Blockchain Technology 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.
VP Blockchain Technology
Mastercard Labs is dedicated to identifying and evolving breakthrough innovations in payments. The successful candidate will lead Blockchain Research & Development and will be charged with ensuring Mastercard continues to deliver technological and innovation excellence in new and emerging technology spaces.
MasterCard is looking for a brilliant and passionate Technical Lead to join its global
This team will have a diverse focus both in terms of geography and variety of technology
challenges driving hard to bring innovative payment solutions to market.
The Blockchain team is part of Mastercard Labs An R&D lab with a fast paced, start-up
culture designing products for the global market using the very latest technologies all
the benefits of a start-up as well as having the Mastercard brand behind it!
You will be working with the Labs R&D, Data Practice and AI and Machine Learning teams
as well as Mastercard Core teams.
Design, build and launch robust, flexible, scalable enterprise Blockchain solutions
Work with global head of R&D and senior management to define overall R&D technology
strategy and execute against the strategy
Ensure Labs attains a reputation for technological and innovation excellence both
internally in Mastercard and externally in the payments / financial services space
Ensure Mastercard Labs innovative product vision in this space is clearly articulated,
understood and that technology solutions built deliver towards that vision
Ensure strong and appropriate collaboration with all Mastercard R&D Labs and technology
Facilitate the transition of qualifying initiatives from Labs into Mastercard
commercialization teams / process
Ensure all services can be readily published as APIs on the Mastercard Developers
Keep up to date on technology trends and assess relevance in the payments space
Be a champion for technological innovation inside Mastercard
Expert software development skills
Expert in distributed computing
Expert knowledge of payment protocols
Expert knowledge of security protocols and encryption
Deep understanding of Blockchain technology
Expert in any of the following functional languages: Scala, Elixir, Erlang
Expert in Java and Spring (preferably Spring Boot, Spring Cloud)
Worked with multiple databases (relational, no-SQL etc.) e.g. Postgres, Oracle, MySQL,
Experience implementing APIs and SDKs
Experience in building technology solutions for both developed and emerging markets
Entrepreneurial, experience in a start-up and corporate environment
Extensive experience in building and leading successful agile technology teams
Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-59615