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MasterCard Lead Software Engineer - FIDI Brazil in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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 - FIDI Brazil


We are looking for a Technical Lead to build the highly available and heavy traffic fault tolerant applications using Java,

Spring and Spring Boot technologies. You'll get to work with cutting-edge technologies like Kubernetes, Docker, and

AWS, and will help design and build a next-generation platform to advance the lending industry.

Our software engineering team is rapidly growing and looking for a Technical Lead to lead a fast paced, high-energy

team. We want people who take their craft seriously, have a passion for building great solutions, and enjoy working

with a team of like minded individuals.

You’ll work on an Agile team alongside some really cool developers and product people. Most importantly, you’ll get to

write clean code that works. If you are an experienced engineering leader who loves solving complex business

problems and believes planning, hard work, teamwork and quality is what it takes to succeed, then this is the job for


What You'll Do

● Do regular code reviews, apply best industry standards and ensure the application adheres to those standards.

● Work with the DevOps team to release and deploy specific software applications or partial modules on production servers as per the release schedules and business requirements.

● Work with the business team to compile business requirements and help in designing optimized technical solutions.

● Take part in regular meetings with project managers and business analysts to analyse and optimize product designs and roadmaps.

● Work with the team and mentor team members by sharing and teaching your technical expertise.

● Coordinate with team members working at different geographical locations and communicate about the requirements, existing bugs, enhancements, code reviews, and technical research notes.

● Be an engineering leader and promote new technologies, as appropriate, within the organization.

● Implements complicated systems and software components, in compliance with Agile and Services Oriented Architecture standards, utilizing expertise in the Java programming language and related development frameworks, REST principles, and MySQL.

● Maintains an expert-level understanding of Java application development best practices, tools, and programming techniques. Keeps current with new developments in the financial technology industry and may lead development of departmental standards and methodologies.

● Uses extensive experience and specialized software development knowledge to plan and accomplish necessary project tasks, may provide consultation on a variety of complex software developmentprojects and is considered to be a top-level specialist

● Works with external software suppliers to coordinate software integration and resolution of problems.

What You'll Need to Be Successful

● 8 years of software Java experience in Java Application development

● At least 3 years’ experience with Web services REST or SOAP

● At least 3 years’ experience with JEE, Spring/Spring Boot or Hibernate Experience building service-oriented solutions and RESTful microservices

● Strong understanding of Java multithreading, concurrency, and memory management

● Familiarity with front-end technologies such as JSP, JSTL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

● Experience with writing both unit tests and integration tests

● Knowledge and experience with web servers and application servers such as Apache Tomcat.

● Experience with AGILE and SCRUM methodologies.

● Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies.

● Ability to communicate and interface with technical and non-technical members of the organization.

● Working knowledge in development tools and processes, such as source control, requirement spec, design and design review, debugging, unit test, system test, performance test, etc.

● Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field required.

● Experience in FinTech or related software products a plus.

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

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-166190