MasterCard Vice President of Software Engineering -- Architecture 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 ®. 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

Vice President of Software Engineering -- Architecture

Who is MasterCard

What role do we play in the modern world? Are we an enabler of purchases or a facilitator for transactions? We play a much larger role in the world by enabling those that have no access to financial systems €“ every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We have the technology, people and Brand to serve modern society . Today, we are a global tech company that connects everyone to endless possibilities, priceless possibilities.



oThe team provides architectural support to Digital, Marketing, Loyalty and Business Solutions portfolio and drives consistent product architecture across the portfolio.

oIt drives platform integrity and consistency across the portfolio working with Product Managers, Domain architects and Infrastructure leads.


oEstablish platform level blueprint for service interactions, support, partner integrations, toolkits etc.

oBuild a community of domain architects fostering closer interactions that drive product consistency and integrity.

oDrive technical platform education across the Product Management teams.

oTeam building and mentoring


oHave you helped build a global, high transaction volume product?

oAre you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?

oHave you led a distributed team of diverse skills and experience?


You will work in a matrix structure with domain architects. You will develop, foster and grow that community.

You will define the basic tenets for platform architecture €“ best practices for functional extensibility consideration, service decomposition, user experience and partner experience in collaboration with other stakeholders.

Participate in technical review of portfolio projects..

Regularly communicate with management about risk analysis and tradeoffs.

Perform knowledge sharing and coaching, mentoring by

o Tech Talks & Presentation session on specific topics of expertise

o Technical writing and publishing - Articles, Blogs, References

Drive Talent Acquisition, Development and Mentoring for the team.

All About You

oYou have demonstrable experience in building globally distributed high transaction volume Products.

oYou are a hands-on, polyglot (full stack) technology leader with experience in a wide range of technologies. You have demonstrable experience with microservices and cloud technologies

oYou are well engaged with open source community preferably as a contributor.

oYou are passionate about €˜Product Development€™ and its technology lifecycle.

oYou obsess about driving improvements through metrics and believe in €˜measure everything€™ philosophy.

oYou have exceptional communication skills and are at ease communicating with both senior and junior level audience, with both technical and non-technical audience

oYou are a self learner and an agent of change, looking to keep the team at the bleeding edge of technology through necessary education and persuasion.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-62394