MasterCard Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh, United States

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s 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.

Job Title

Senior Software Engineer

Job Overview:

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 MasterCard€™s specifications. Provide leadership, mentoring, and technical training to other team members

Major Accountabilities:

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

detailed estimates.

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.

Skills/ Abilities:

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

drive results.

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