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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


Mastercard Developers ( is the primary platform for Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of payment, data, loyalty, and security APIs. The team is responsible for delivering an experience that ensures developers can quickly find the right API, assess its technical capabilities, and integrate it into new and innovative solutions. We are looking for a technically strong, versatile and customer-obsessed Lead Software Development Engineer for the team. You will play a key role in designing and developing next-generation digital products and services in Mastercard for internal and external developers.

• Have you designed and implemented complex systems that you are proud of?

• Are you comfortable with multiple programming languages and tools?

• Have you demonstrated your expertise in implementing frontend and backend systems?

• Do you look forward to working in a role where you own products and assume multiple responsibilities?

• Do you rank yourself high on paying attention to detail?

• Have you had your customers recognize you for extraordinarily meeting their needs and expectations?

• Have you introduced automation to gain efficiency?


• Creates tools and products that help internal service owners onboard their services on the developer portal

• Contributes to the development and maintenance of the constantly evolving existing API Platform products

• Offers help to service owners with their onboarding efforts

• Evaluates the solutions offered through the developer portal and takes proactive steps in improving their quality

• Owns and contributes to Mastercard Open Source projects that offer API Client signing and encryption libraries

• Generates creative ideas to continually improve the processes in place and executes them collaboratively

All about you

• Very strong object-oriented design and development skills

• Experience in multiple programming languages and scripts (Java, C#, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP)

• Demonstrated experience in developing backend and frontend systems

• Comfortable with databases and optimizing DB queries

• Experience in designing and delivering APIs, security models, Open API standards and tools

• Excellent leadership, influential and writing skills

• Offers high-value contributions to the product, team and company proactively

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-177269