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MasterCard Senior Software Development Engineer in Toronto, Canada

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

Senior Software Development Engineer

About Ethoca

At Ethoca, you can join a team of top business and technology innovators who are transforming the industry. We are changing the payments landscape and reinventing the way global merchants and issuers combat fraud and reduce costs. Our services allow customers to focus on what really matters - increasing sales and creating a great customer experience. Our relentless customer focus is what makes us an award-winning company.

We believe that when people come together, it unlocks potential. Our collaborative environment enables our teams to deliver and develop solutions that provide safety, security and convenience for our customers.

Ethoca is a place where risk-takers thrive, change makers excel, and innovators shape a better tomorrow. Innovation requires taking thoughtful risks and moving with speed and agility, so that’s what we do. We invite our employees to bring their hearts, minds and whole selves to work every day to push boundaries and dream up new possibilities. Let’s create new possibilities together. Job Description: To drive our future growth, we are scaling our platform and building new products. Ethoca’s growth is explosive, and only great problem-solvers, collaborators and thinkers can help us take it to the next level. If that sounds like you then keep reading!

We believe in decoupled, message-driven, and distributed systems. We strive to keep codebases small and manageable. We’re interested in reactive design patterns that will make our systems more resilient and responsive, yet remain elastic to change. As we proceed through our technology roadmap, we are evaluating and implementing new community endorsed technologies for every tier of our platform. Our backend tiers are presently JVM-based. We are using or considering technologies like Kafka, Springboot, ElasticSearch, Angular 10, Bootstrap, Chef, Ansible, Openstack, Docker and so on.

We want to hire a Senior Developer who has a proven record of leading and solutioning microservice design and development using the appropriate industry leading products, patterns, and practices!

What you bring

● At least a few years of web-based system development under your belt

● Strong knowledge of Java and the JVM

● Expertise in microservice-based applications development using Springboot

● Understand the runtime impact (i.e. memory management, thread managements, etc.) of implementation and design decisions

● Ensure design thinking accounts for long term maintainability of code

● Mentor fellow Developers, share the experience and help them get better

● Actively involved in, bring up and defend software design decisions

● Independently apply problem solving skills to identify symptoms and root causes of issues

● Make effective and efficient decisions even when data is ambiguous

● Stay up-to-date with new web technologies on the front and back end through self-study, blogs, meetups, conferences, etc.

● Always have quality in mind and you employ community accepted testing principles, best practices, and tooling

● You push for better Development Practices, better Code, better Solutions

● Thrive in a highly collaborative company environment where agility is paramount

How to get on our shortlist

● Pro-active with your technical training and stay up-to-date in such ways like participating in local meetups, blogging, or contributions to OSS.

● Expertise with Kafka, K-Streams, Kappa architecture.

● Experience building distributed data platforms with high availability concerns that are easily horizontally scaled

● Knowledgeable with Continuous Integration & Delivery principles with an eye for automation

● Experience with cryptography API’s and an understanding of PKI principles

● Experience working in a PCI DSS certified environment

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-118551