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MasterCard Lead, Software Development Engineer in San Francisco, California

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 at 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 Development Engineer

Job Title: Lead Software Development Engineer

Role Description: As a Lead Software Development Engineer, you are a key player on the Development team. You will apply your broad knowledge of modern web software technologies to build leading edge easy-to-use web interfaces and web services that drive our exciting platform that will be serving millions of users. We are looking for motivated, hands-on individuals who will proactively seek ways to improve our products, software architecture, and our development process.


BS degree or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent

2+ years’ experience as lead engineer

Good knowledge of JAVA, Web Application Frameworks, AngularJS, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, Web servers, REST

Good experience building RDBMS (PostgreSQL) driven web applications

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Understanding of web technologies, web design, and web architectures.

The ability to work with a diverse group of co-workers, understand customer needs, and develop solutions to meet those needs

A plus to have some knowledge of Unix/Linux system administration, Unix shell scripting, Cloud Native Engineering, Web Security, Big Data

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-110479