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MasterCard Information Security Engineer in Tel Aviv, Israel

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

Information Security Engineer


Mastercard is seeking candidates to join our Security Engineering team in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Mastercard is developing the next generation of applications and services to enable consumers and businesses to securely, efficiently, and intelligently conduct payment transactions.

Whether through traditional retail, mobile, or e-commerce, Mastercard innovation is leading the digital convergence of traditional and emerging payments technologies across a wide variety of new devices and services.

Can you demonstrate a high level of expertise in information security and secure development disciplines?

Can you provide detailed guidance on securely implementing systems in public cloud environments?

Can you advise development teams on how to securely design applications and services following industry best practices and enhance existing approaches to security engineering?

Have you performed security analysis of mobile applications, web applications and web services and understand the threats, attacks and risks to payment applications?

Can you analyze an application architecture to reduce the security risk to an acceptable level, while still providing beneficial functionality for the end user?

The Role

Provide design and architecture advice to internal teams on how to securely develop and build applications and supporting systems

Define secure mechanisms for critical business functions in cloud environments

Work closely with developers and evaluate business requests and proposed designs to determine feasibility; work with software development teams to define alternatives and recommend optimal solutions to meet security and regulatory requirements in the design of new enhanced systems

Leverage security experience and knowledge within the mobile and digital commerce arena to cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal MasterCard stakeholders, including business owners, end-users, customers, project managers, engineers, and senior management

Define security requirements and guidelines to ensure repeatable processes are followed by worldwide teams

Assist in the strategy, standards, and architecture for the security aspects of the SDLC including application, mobile, web service, DevOps, cloud, and CICD efforts

All about You

Strong understanding of information security, risk and data privacy within the domain of digital commerce including relevant practical experience.

Demonstrate a broad awareness of security engineering concepts and practices across all phases of the software development lifecycle.

Experience providing security architecture advice for web based network environments and secure communication, including mobile applications, web applications and web services.

Knowledge and technical security experience in cryptography, including several of the following encryption: hashing, key management, digital certificates, TLS..

Experience of continuous delivery / continuous integration processes and procedures including critical security considerations in automated workflows.

Technical experience with Java or similar enterprise programming language, especially related to secure coding best practices.

Experienced in mobile security architecture concepts, design and implementation for Android and iOS.

Demonstrated experience designing secure multi-domain Internet-facing applications.

Demonstrate technical competency in security engineering based on hands-on experience or relevant qualifications.

Demonstrated ability to articulate and communicate effectively to diverse audiences and properly translate security and risk management terminology into business terms, and recommend alternative solutions to these stakeholders.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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-164595