MasterCard Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh, United States
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.
Senior Software Engineer
Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions. Define requirements for new applications and customization adhering to MasterCard standards, processes and best practices. Develop, customize, and test applications to integrate to MasterCards specifications. Provide leadership, mentoring, and technical training to other team members
Plan, design and develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements
in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices.
Lead day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team to meet service
level agreements (SLAs) and create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness,
high quality and faster time to market.
Accountable for full systems development life cycle including creating high quality
requirements documents, use-cases, design and other technical artifacts including but not
limited to detailed test strategy/test design, performance benchmarking, release rollout and
deployment plans, contingency/back-out plans, feasibility study, cost and time analysis and
Perform system maintenance, production incident problem management, identification of
root cause, remediation of the problems and on-call pager support schedule. Select
appropriate technical frameworks and solution delivery methodology. Adapt to the technical
artifact templates per the needs of the project and technology. Contribute ideas to help ensure
that required standards and processes are in place. Maintain solution and technology road
Research and evaluate current and upcoming technologies and frameworks.
Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor
Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks. Collaborate with Vendor
Resources for Support of Products.
Conduct brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and
application appropriate frameworks. Ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to
MasterCard staff. Provide technical training to the other team members.
Follow and promote Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department.
Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency. Mentor
and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC. Ensure adequate test coverage
in Unit Testing, System Testing/Integration Testing and Performance Testing. Perform Quality
Inspections and Walkthroughs through out the SDLC including Requirements Review, Design
Review, Code Review and Security Review to ensure compliance with MasterCard standards.
Co-ordinate offshore development and manage day to day activities.
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or
Engineering or equivalent work experience.
Knowledge / Experience:
Experience in related field.
Experience in delivering secure solutions in Financial Services Sector is preferred.
Broad understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies is required.
Demonstrate MC Core Competencies.
Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and have the ability to function under pressure
in an independent environment.
Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to
Possesses strong communication skills -- both verbal and written and strong relationship,
collaborative skills and organizational skills.
Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities and to work as a
member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.
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-68078