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MasterCard Lead Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer

Lead Engineer - Java, Spring, Microservices

• Job Description Summary

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 has gone live in our first market in Q3 2020 with some important feature upgrades and tech stack updates / migration done in 2021. 2022 is the year to further build out the product capability suite, provide value-added services leveraging various existing Mastercard products and explore various options to reduce product cost while optimising design and applying various innovation strategies to improve overall user experience and quality.

We are a 70+ strong team with a varied skill set across Java, Angular, Spring, Spring Boot, Tomcat, RDBMS like Oracle or PostgreSQL, 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, guide the development teams on technology best practices while cultivating a culture of innovation and collaboration. Experience in implementing DevOps tooling and practices is a must.

All About You

  • Architecture and Design (25%)

  • 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

  • Working knowledge of Agile and SAFe framework.

  • Engineering & DevOps (55%)

  • 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

  • Cultivate a culture of innovation and collaboration.

  • Lead the definition and implementation of NFRs

  • Mentoring and Coaching (20%)

  • Guide and coach the engineers on engineering principles and and technology best practices.

Your Skills

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

  • Expertise in solution architecture, preferably also including mobile architecture

  • Has worked as full stack developer and understands backend (Java, Spring tech stack) and frontend technologies (like Angular, Javascript).

  • Has good experience in API design, problem solving and troubleshooting mechanisms.

  • Experience in IAM and Cryptography considerations.

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

  • Should have good mentoring skills to guide junior members resolve technical issues and challenges.

  • Should be able to work closely with Architects and Product teams to plan ahead the technical roadmap and product vision.

  • Good understanding of Agile and SAFe framework, should be able to guide team to plan and prioritise stories and features during every iteration / release.

  • Good to have - Knowledge of Cloud-ready solutions, Containers, Microservices

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.

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-184123