MasterCard Director Software Engineering in New York City, New York
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 at https://www.priceless.com/ ®. 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.
Director Software Engineering
Job Overview: Position with extensive understanding and knowledge of software operations with solid knowledge of required services. Provides management direction and recommends strategic directions based on established policy. Leads and manages staff and assures staffing, training and objective setting. Recommends policy changes and implementations. Interacts with developers and requestors to identify scope of project. Major Accountabilities: •Software requirements management. •Project planning and control •Ensure approved staffing levels are maintained, departmental and staff education, training and cross training needs are met. •Ensure that staff has skills and behaviors to perform tasks fully through effective communication of goals, objectives, performance and as necessary improvement plans. •Ensure development, review and implementation of policy changes based on approved recommendations with minimal customer or staff interruption. •Review and approve the development or revision of operational processes and procedures. •Recommend annual cost center budget and ensure appropriate expenditures within that approved budget. •Recommend strategic direction and policy changes. •Advance operational and business concerns or issues relative to future business programs, projects, or enhancements that may affect consistent delivery of quality services. Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related functional area or equivalent work experience with exposure to management theories and concepts. Knowledge / Experience: •Budget and financial management experience. •8+ years experience with software solutions delivery •Experience preparing & delivering executive level presentations to business and technology audiences. •Experience mentoring and developing resources in a high performance culture. Skills/ Abilities: •Ability to translate highly complex technical matters into easily digestible and actionable plans. •Advanced knowledge of business or function. •Requires the ability to lead and manage senior technical individual contributor and management staffs with the ability to foster open communications across various organizational levels. Requires skills to motivate direct and indirect reports to deliver superior results. •Requires the skills to provide functional and directional guidance to staff and recommend policy or strategic direction changes to management. •Requires the ability to interact across multiple organizational levels and assume a lead role and set direction for large or complex projects.
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People need financial access;
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Small businesses are virtual;
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Requisition ID: R-77256