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MasterCard Principal, Software 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

Principal, Software Engineer

About Mastercard:

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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 our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Mastercard Direct Services program provides access to a wide range of Mastercard’s value-added services to customers such as Issuers, Processors, or Payment Entities ranging. We help our customers to optimize revenue and control risk across all portfolios and brands.

Overview:

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In the Payment Networks organization, we are responsible for driving global commerce and enabling all transaction types that come through the Mastercard network. Our team is responsible for the customer experience, testing tools, and customer testing environment to ensure all systems are working as expected.

As a software engineer at Mastercard, you will be responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions. You will also define requirements for new applications and customizations, adhering to standards, processes and best practices.

About the Role:

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  • Work on complex enterprise-wide initiatives spanning multiple services/programs and drive resolution

  • Work with business/product owners to architect and deliver on new services to introduce new products and bundles

  • Drive the architectural design, including dependent services, service interactions, and policies

  • Take ownership to improve the customer experience of an entire set of services/applications sold as products or bundled services

  • Apply judgment and experience to balance trade-offs between competing interests

  • Consult across teams and across organization lines to identify synergies and reuse opportunities

  • Write recommendations for job promotions based on an unbiased view of one's accomplishments

  • Conduct technical interviews for hiring engineering staff and raising the performance bar

  • Identify and raise awareness of Silo-ed behaviors within the organization and teams

  • Mentor and guide software engineers to improve engineering productivity, quality, and technology policy compliance

About You:

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  • Proficient in promoting and coaching teams on full stack development and facilitating end-to-end service ownership

  • Has experience in leading and coaching teams to perform software planning and estimation for large scale complex programs

  • Has strong business and customer knowledge that is used to drive decisions to meet Mastercard business and technical strategy in delivery of products from the program

  • Has skills to engage engineers across Technology organization to promote standard software patterns and reuse of common libraries and services

  • Proficient in driving trade-off discussions to set the right development capacity based on value drivers (e.g., regulatory, security, new business, market parity, technical debt)

  • Performance engineering experience to ensure applications are built to scale, run, and perform for varying demands

  • Proficient in cost-effectively architecting systems to meet the scaling needs of different markets (e.g., on soil or localization)

  • Strong Experienced in event driven systems (Apache Kafka, NATS, etc)

  • Proficient in building highly scalable, highly available full-stack Java applications using modern Java EE frameworks.

  • Good knowledge in C/C++ applications is a big plus.

  • Has skills to succinctly articulate architecture patterns of complex systems, with business and technical implications, to executive and customer stakeholders

  • Proficient in guiding teams on automation/configuration management, deployment strategy, and logging and monitoring practices for high availability

  • Applies expertise of scalable and resilient architecture patterns and design to oversee the automation infrastructure, develop a strategic roadmap towards automation, and identify areas to improve upon scalability and sustainability

  • Has experience in design and execution of automation across multiple business areas and provides guidance on best methods and tools.

Education:

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  • BS or MS degree in computer science, engineering, or related field

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-183816

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