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MasterCard Vice President, Software Engineering in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Job Title

Vice President, Software Engineering

The VP Software Engineering is responsible for delivering and maintaining new systems and services for enabling the next generation of platform services, part of Mastercard’s Distributed Platforms Program within the Operations, Network, and Employee Digital Experience space (Team ONE). The Distributed Platforms (DP) Program is responsible for procuring, provisioning, and managing Mastercard’s on-prem cloud, compute, storage, and application servers including the platform services that support all Mastercard’s products and services. DP aims to deliver API-driven, flexible provisioning for physical machines, virtual machines, containers, storage, and serverless compute infrastructure with the objective of “physical servers in hours, virtual machines in minutes, containers in seconds, functions in milliseconds”.

You will grow and lead a team of technology professionals to design, build, and maintain a portfolio of software platforms/services that encompass automated provisioning of physical and virtual infrastructure, containers and container management (Kubernetes), on-prem cloud (Cloud Foundry), and serverless capabilities that support all of Mastercard’s global products and services. You will be responsible for helping define the technology roadmap, financial planning, establishing delivery plans and overseeing the execution and delivery of program objectives. You will establish and manage technology relationship with vendors and service integrators and other third-party service providers.

All About You:

• Are you a strong and experienced leader who is passionate about technology, technologists and about exciting your customers?

• Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring team members to not only help deliver the organizations vision but also to enable everyone on your team to realize their potential and grow beyond?

• Have you engineered/delivered cloud-based systems systems/services built for resiliency, scalability, and performance?


• Responsible for leading teams in the analysis, design, development, and delivery of technology solutions that support Mastercard’s portfolio of products and services.

• Supervises and coach teams responsible for the Software Development of a portfolio of shared business services that are used across multiple products and domains.

• Works closely with business owners and other technology teams to define the roadmap for owned services and drive execution.

• Helps identify, coach and groom top talent and pro-actively develops employees as organizational resources and the respective function's compliance to goal setting and performance appraisal process.

• Provide strategic thinking and leadership related to a wide range of applications and systems, or software-development methodologies.

• Set the vision for an environment of ingenuity and creativity and acts as a role model for others in challenging the status quo to encourage innovation.

• Drive efficiencies across processes, practices, and technology within the organization by b

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

About Mastercard

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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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.

Requisition ID: R-150700