Mastercard Jobs

Job Information

MasterCard Lead Software Development Engineer in O'Fallon, Missouri

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 Development Engineer

Overview

Who is Mastercard? Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is 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. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

The Fraud Products team (part of O&T) is developing new capabilities for MasterCard's Decision Management Platform, which serves as the core for multiple business solutions to combat fraud and validate cardholder identity. Our patented Java-based platform processes billions of transactions per month in tens of milliseconds using a multi-tiered, message-oriented approach for high performance and availability.

MasterCard software engineering teams leverage Agile development principles, advanced development and design practices, and an obsession over security, reliability, and performance to deliver solutions that delight our customers. We're looking for talented software development engineers and architects to develop advanced technologies and applications that are revolutionizing payments.

• Would you like to develop industry leading solutions for fighting fraud?

• Are you motivated by speeding business solutions to market?

• Do you want to innovate, using cutting edge technologies on challenging business problems?

• Do you want to work for a company that offers above and beyond benefits including paid parental leave, flexible work hours, gift matching, and even volunteer incentives while encouraging your own professional learning and development?

• Do you thrive in a place where you are continuously learning more while growing your skills and career?

Role

• Successfully lead major projects and complex assignments with broad scope and long-term business implications.

• Work closely with other technical leads on assigned projects to assist in design and implementation tasks.

• Assist with production support issues by acting as a subject matter expert in resolving incidents and problem tickets.

• Plan, design and develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes, and best practices.

• Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks.

• Design and build technical roadmaps to optimize services and functions with a focus on performance and cost/benefit optimization

• Conduct brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies, and application appropriate frameworks.

• Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.

• Be an integral part of the Agile SAFe discover and elaboration sessions. Perform requirements and design reviews, peer code reviews and PCI security reviews to ensure compliance with MasterCard standards.

• Have strong ownership of your team’s software and are deep in the maintenance characteristics, runtime properties and dependencies including hardware, operating system, and build.

• Communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a global environment. Public speaking as a technology evangelist for Mastercard.

All About You

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

• Possesses strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and strong relationship, collaborative skills, and organizational skills.

• Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities and to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

• Knowledge of software development processes including agile processes and test-driven development

• Experience with the design and development of complex, multi-tier cloud native architectures.

• Degree in Computer Science or related field

Essential Skills required:

• Technical experience using Java/J2EE

• Spring Framework (including Spring Boot)

• Distributed Computing at scale

• Cloud technologies like cloud foundry, Kubernetes

• Strong Linux and shell scripting

• Oracle & PL/SQL and advanced SQL scripting

• IDE such as JBoss Developer Studio/IntelliJ

Desirable Skills:

• Experience working in at-scale distributed compute such as Gemfire, Apache Spark, Distributed Redis, Hazelcast, GridGain or similar

• Messaging – MQ and JMS

• Experience integrating vendor and open-source products into an overall system

In the US, 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable_accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-181941

DirectEmployers