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MasterCard Sr. Consultant Architect (Java, Microservices) in Vadodara, India

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We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless at ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Sr. Consultant Architect (Java, Microservices)


Mastercard is recruiting a technical architect (Sr. Consultant of Software Engineering) to provide technical guidance to software engineering teams that will develop the next evolution of its external and internal customer-facing web platform, Mastercard Connect. Connect is our primary authenticated channel for customer interactions, with thousands of users across nearly 200 countries, representing numerous lines of business, and enabling billions in annual revenue.

This leader will be challenged with advancing the Connect experience for both our customers and our internal users. Our focus will be on building micro-services and enabling internal developer self-service by exposing APIs and automating application onboarding.

Our software engineering teams leverage Agile development principles, advanced development and design practices, and an obsession over security, reliability, and performance to deliver solutions that delight our customers.

  • Are you passionate about software engineering?

  • Are you fanatical about building large scale, distributed systems the right way?

  • Do you want to help software engineers to build better quality software faster?

  • Do you firmly believe that code talks, and just about anything else walks?


  • Hands-on technical leader who brings considerable experience doing application development for backend, web and mobile applications, using a broad range of technologies.

  • Responsible for ideating and developing the Mastercard Connect platform architecture using domain-driven design

  • Assess and address operational and performance capabilities of systems

  • Owner of several major functional areas of our code.

  • Mentor and guide junior developers

  • Collaborate across other teams to deliver results.

  • Consistently raise standards, insisting on better and continuously improving.

About You:

  • You are a hands-on, technical and people leader able to manage directly and through others.

  • As a technically astute leader, your recognized subject matter expertise allows you regularly dive deep into everything your teams do.

  • Your leadership style is based on building trust with your team, your peers, and your management.

  • You are high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and adaptive and can work in a dynamic environment.

  • You possess strong communication skills - both verbal and written – and are able to get your point across efficiently to a wide range of audiences.

  • You are obsessed with results, and effectively communicate objectives and how success will be measured to your teams and other stakeholders.

  • You have strong decision-making skills, and you have a bias for action rather than drawn-out analysis because you understand that most decisions are not irreversible.

  • You regularly lead retrospection, and continually improve as a result.

  • You have strong collaborative and organizational skills and you value transparency over avoiding scrutiny.

  • You are experienced in distributed system design and implementation, and have a good understanding of how high-performance, high-reliability, large-scale distributed systems are built and operated.

  • You have expert level knowledge of software development processes, and you practice Agile at an advanced level.

  • You have experience and knowledge of Test Driven and Domain Driven Development (TDD / DDD).

  • You are an experienced user of one or more Application Lifecycle Management tools (e.g., Rally, Jira).

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-81120