MasterCard Senior Cloud Native Application Architect in New York City, New York
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 Cloud Native Application Architect
Cloud Native Application Development represents the next phase in the advancement of our digital transformation and is a significant evolution for Mastercard. We continue to grow our engineering organization to support aggressive growth plans. Mastercard is looking for a hands-on senior cloud native application architect to lead the development of cloud native applications. This position requires a thorough knowledge of what it takes to develop Scalable, Resilient, Highly responsive and high performance applications from the ground up, also able to take existing applications and make them cloud deployable (Private and Public cloud).
Designs, documents and implements reliable, testable and elegant solutions to problems
Could be a squad-level expert in a particular domain or squad-level go-to person for solving a particular set of problems
Understands and can clearly explain the high-level architecture and design of their teams systems and services
Independently designs and implements moderately complex code changes, writes good tests for their code, implements very complex changes with some guidance
Understands best practices related to designing and implementing micro services architecture, example domain API modeling, event sourcing, logging and monitoring
Values team success over individual success
Can effectively take a leadership role on a moderately complex project with few members working on it
Can explain complex problems and solutions to people inside and outside their domain of expertise
Mentors less-experienced members of the team
continuously improves self and team
Helps identify team weaknesses and suggests solutions
Can coach a squad through the stages (forming, storming, norming and performing)
Accountable for ensuring service that the squad they are responsible for meets all KPIs
Accountable for ensuring skills gaps within chapter are addressed by identifying and working with leadership to deliver training to address gaps as well as in recruiting the desired talent into the chapter
Offers constructive feedback on areas relevant to service delivery and skill maturity
Demonstrates an understanding of the business context of their projects/services and how they would impact business metrics
Demonstrates the ability to translate between basic business requirements and technical requirements
Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field
Demonstrated success as a software developer, application architect or consultant working with various platforms
Architecting, designing and developing consumer facing applications (Sign-in, Profile Management, Auth N/Z)
Experience architecting highly available multi-tenant systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration and automated deployment
Continuous Integration (CI) tools (e.g. Jenkins)
Configuration Management platforms (Ansible)
Strong practical application development experience
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.
Requisition ID: R-63215