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MasterCard Consultant, Software Engineering in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Job Title

Consultant, Software Engineering

Job Overview:

Responsible for architecting and overseeing the development and testing of security based web services. Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of these software solutions while adhering to MasterCard standards, processes and best practices. Provide guidance for process and procedure improvements, as well as mentoring junior development staff.

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.

• Partner with Project Managers in implementation of processes per the evolving needs of the team and the solutions.

• Create detailed cost and time estimates for implementing business solutions, define technical scope and requirements of the project and assist project manager with managing scope during the lifecycle of the project.

• Identify Quality methodology and define Quality Metrics for the Team. Define and Lead Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. Assist in vendor selection and RFI/RFP process.

• Lead Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. Ensure adequate test coverage in Unit Testing, System Testing/Integration Testing and Performance Testing. Perform Quality Inspections and Walkthroughs throughout the SDLC including Requirements Review, Architecture Review, Design Review, Code Review and Security Review to ensure compliance with MasterCard standards.

• Support collection and reporting of project and software metrics. Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.

• Mentor and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC.

• Ensure compliance to the defined standards. Actively look for opportunities to modify and enhance standards per the needs of the department. Develop documentation templates, lead and enforce development of documentation throughout the development lifecycle of the solution.

• Ensure compliance of Audit Requirements by proactively educating team on Compliance Requirements and Integrating Compliance Requirements in SDLC. Represent team during Compliance Audits.


Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience.


• Minimum of 7 years Java development experience

• Knowledge of IBM Tivoli Product suite preferred - TDS /TAM /TFIM

• Familiarity with UNIX operating systems required


• WebSphere preferred

• Broad understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies is required

• Agile experience preferred

• Knowledge of Information Security standards and principals preferred

• Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver global projects working with regional offices.


• Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, and proactive

• Must 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

• Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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-87442