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MasterCard Lead Software Engineer in Lisbon, Portugal

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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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

Lead Software Engineer

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

Lead, Software Engineering

Overview:

Mastercard’s Network & Digital Payments group creates valued experiences for consumers, and enables merchants and issuers to reach consumers in ways not possible in the pre-digital world. The global product engineering team is responsible for development of a suite of foundational payment solutions. This is opportunity to be a part of a highly motivated team focused on bringing security, convenience and control to digital payments.

• Have you ever engineered a product to market on a global scale?

• Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash and help shape the next generation of payment experience

• Are you agile with a desire to exhibit your skills at the cutting edge with a high standard for excellence?

As a Lead, Software Engineering, you will:

  • Work closely with product owners and architects to drive design solutions and take the solutions to the team for implementation

  • Lead teams of engineers in delivery of applications/services for the digital payments solutions

  • Drive PoCs and help selection of the right technologies and tools to meet business objectives

  • Provide strategic thinking and leadership related to a wide range of applications and systems, or software-development methodologies

  • Provide assistance to new members of the team and mentorship to junior developers

  • Proactively share and seek knowledge within their Guild/Program to drive reuse of patterns/libraries/practices and enhance productivity.

You should apply if:

  • you have worked extensively on full-stack - server-side, backend applications and technologies;

  • you’re comfortable working in a team that’s exploring and defining new ways of working;

  • you enjoy sharing your knowledge and experience with your colleagues;

  • you have strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, object-oriented development, cyber security, design patterns and core computer science concepts;

  • you have expertise in modern software design principles, such as SOLID or DRY;

  • you’re expert in data modeling and database design for both relational and non-relational technologies;

  • You have expetise in modern front-end UI framework, such as React, VueJS, AngularJS

  • you have experience of RESTful API and stateless service design patterns and deployment;

  • you have lots of experience developing using strongly-typed languages such as Java, Go, C, Scala, Kotlin, etc. – Java is the main language we use at Mastercard;

  • you have deployed complex applications into cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS or Google Cloud using containerization technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes;

  • you’re skilled in testing according to the Test Pyramid principles; automating unit, integration, contract and journey tests;

  • you can build robust testing strategies to minimize defects by regression, performance, deployment verification and release testing processes; and,

  • you’re excited to build applications that have global impact and are used daily by 100s of millions of people.

It would also be great if:

  • you’ve used the Spring Framework components – it’s what we use to create our cloud-ready applications;

  • you’ve used Pivotal Cloud Foundry to deploy cloud-ready applications;

  • you can use Domain Driven Design to solve business problems;

  • you’ve built Event Driven applications;

  • you’ve built 12-factor applications;

  • you have “Full-stack” experience and can solve all aspects of the technology problem to deliver a solution to a production environment;

  • you have first-hand knowledge of a wide range of technologies – databases, messaging, caches, API gateways, networking, pipelines, cryptography, HSMs – and preferably the products we use such as Jenkins, Splunk, Oracle, Apache Kafka, Redis and NATS.

Our teams and values:

  • We work within small collaborative teams consisting of software engineers and product managers;

  • Our customer’s success is at the core of what we do;

  • We are diverse and inclusive teams from many backgrounds and with many experiences;

  • We believe in doing well by doing good through inclusive growth and making ethical and environmentally responsible decisions.

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

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.

Requisition ID: R-156729

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