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MasterCard Lead Engineer - Digital ( Java, Cloud ) in Pune, India

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 ( 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 Engineer - Digital ( Java, Cloud )


We are the Digital Wallet Ecosystem team, a part of the Markets and Localisation function within Mastercard responsible for building products targeted at key market gaps and drive new product propositions. The Digital Wallet ecosystem is one such solution that aims at providing national-level digital wallet solutions to help economies leapfrog into the Digital-first FinTech world.

The Digital Wallet solution connects the banks, merchants, consumers and government all together to provide a cashless Digital and Mobile-first Wallet and Payment processing solution. The product is in early stages and we went live in our first market in Q3 2020. 2021 is the year to further build out the product capability suite, provide value-added services leveraging various existing Mastercard products and enter new markets.

We are a 100+ strong team with a varied skill set across Java, Angular, iOS and Android technology stacks and operate in an agile model with cross-functional teams working on delivering business capabilities and technology advancement using the SAFe framework.


We are looking at a Lead Engineer to provide technical and engineering leadership across architecture and design of the product as well as driving the adoption of DevOps methodologies and a move to a Cloud-ready Digital-first architecture.

The core areas that we are looking at are expertise in Java and experience in helping migrate and build Cloud-ready solutions. Experience in implementing DevOps tooling and practices is a must.

All About You

  • Architecture and Design (40%)

  • Lead the architecture and design activities for various functional modules within the product

  • Work closely with the Product team to identify industry solutions and options to improve product capability and experience

  • Drive the adoption of the 12-factor model and domain-driven design

  • Engineering & DevOps (40%)

  • Help teams with hands-on support

  • Own and deliver key functional and technical capabilities

  • Drive the adoption of DevOps tooling and principles - APM, CI/CD, Release Engineering

  • Lead the adoption of public cloud capabilities within the program

  • Lead the definition and implementation of NFRs

  • Mentoring and Coaching (20%)

  • Guide and coach the engineers on engineering principles and cloud-native methodologies

Your Skills

  • Experience in building FinTech solutions - preferably Cloud-ready solutions complying to DDD and 12-factor concepts

  • Expertise in solution architecture, preferably also including mobile architecture

  • Experience in IAM and Cryptography considerations

  • Hands-on Java developer, experience working on CI/CD and release engineering principles

Most important, technical skills are ever evolving. Anything you know now will be out-dated within a few years. We are looking for self-learners with a drive to explore and experiment. If you have the right attitude and feel this is a role for you, we would like to talk to you.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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-122764