Lead Software Engineer (Fullstack)

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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.

Title and Summary

Lead Software Engineer (Fullstack)

Mastercard strives to be the trusted network for empowering small businesses to grow and thrive through compelling products and solutions accessible from our B2B customers and partners. This segment is central to Mastercard’s growth strategy – not only because of the impact Small & Medium Enterprises have on local, regional, and global economies but also because of their significant role in the payment ecosystem as buyers and sellers.

SME Engineering’s organizational goal is to build innovative solutions and products that enable Mastercard to provide competitive solutions to small and medium businesses.

We believe in lean teams delivering a lot of value, so you will be part of a lean team potentially driving impact for the platform buildout from scratch. The team will be addressing complex technical problems. It will work on the latest technology like Azure/AWS cloud-native services, GraphQL, High throughput SQL/key-value/document stores, Cloud-based services, and exposure to other Mastercard tech stacks as part of the development process.

We will be iterating quickly and doing frequent brainstorming sessions welcoming new ideas and diverse perspectives to conceptualize new features. One of the core values of our team is to learn from each other irrespective of your level.

Be part of Mastercard and embrace the “Mastercard Way” of – “Create Value, Grow Together and Move Fast” by doing the right thing, focused on “Decency, Inclusion, and Force for Good.”

Lead Software Engineer on products focused on Access to Capital – This team will be focused on all the products/functionality to enable SMEs to Access Capital. This domain will be accountable to create systems/components that can manage the lifecycle of an SME from – the need for capital, streamlining the search for sources, enabling lenders with visibility/confidence to lend to SME and the end-to-end process involved in this journey.

• Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions
• Defines requirements for new applications and customizations, adhering to standards, processes and best practices
• Own complex problems having dependency across services and facilitate cross-functional team interactions to drive resolution
• Write code to build and enhance applications/services and promote code-reviews, code scanning, and other standard development practices to deliver high-quality artifacts to production.
• Define, design, and develop procedures and solutions at a service level to meet the business requirements/enhancements
• Drive prioritization decisions and trade-offs in working with product partners
• Identify opportunities and build roadmaps to enhance primary service/function
• Automate and simplify all aspects of software delivery and development actively evangelizing the need to automate and simplify where needed.
• Drive seamless integration across all connected services to meet end-user expectations
• Drive blameless postmortems culture to identify root causes of incidents and implement learnings
• Introduce new technologies and architecture by following enterprise guidelines
• Advocate for engineering principles outside of current organization/platform
• Provide development and architecture guidance to team members
• Build relationships and effective partnerships across organizations
• Write and evaluate recommendations for job promotions based on an unbiased view of one’s accomplishments
• Conduct technical interviews for hiring engineering staff and raising the performance bar
• Lead by example with hands-on approaches to demonstrate engineering excellence
• Encourage staff to share and seek knowledge within their Guild/Program to drive reuse of patterns/libraries/practices and enhance productivity

• Has the ability to write secure code in three or more languages (e.g., C, C+, C#, Java, JavaScript) and familiar with secure coding standards (e.g., OWASP, CWE, SEI CERT) and vulnerabilities
• Has skills in building applications using open frameworks to achieve reuse and reduce development times (e.g., Spring Boot, Steeltoe, Angular, DXP, others)
• Understands internals of operating systems (Windows, Linux) to write interoperable and performant code
• Efficient in Javascript, Angular or React or Vue or any front end technology, node.js, Express.js, SQL
• Able to perform debugging and troubleshooting to analyze core, heap, thread dumps and remove coding errors
• Has skills to document and coach team on the development practices and coding guidelines (e.g., branching, peer reviews, library use, logging, scanning rules, test-driven development, error handling)
• Understands use cases for advanced design patterns (e.g., service-to-worker, MVC, API gateway, intercepting filter, dependency injection, lazy loading, all from the gang of four) to implement efficient code
• Has skills to undertake a technical review of code across applications and their dependencies to look for anti-patterns and promote continuous refactoring
• Understands and elaborates technical debt and operational issues to drive prioritization discussions with stakeholders to improve the run experience
• Understands system architecture to plan for platform and infrastructure capacity (e.g., database, compute, network, storage) and drives the dependency prioritization to reduce the delivery lead time
• Has skills to understand customer journeys and ensure a Mastercard good experience by continuously reducing Mean time to mitigate (MTTM) for incidents and ensuring high availability (99.95% as a starting point)
• Has skills to simplify deployment and eliminate software and infrastructure snowflakes using standardized platforms, ephemeral instances, and automation
• Has skills to orchestrate release workflows and pipelines and apply standardized pipelines via APIs to achieve CI and CD using industry-standard tools (e.g., Jenkins, Bamboo, AWS/Azure pipelines, XL Release, others)
• Able to configure rules and build automation for code with vulnerability scanning and software composition analysis using standard tools (e.g., Sonar, Checkmarx, Nexus, JFrog XRay, Veracode, others)
• Has skills to define, organize, and report on test runs for major, minor, and hotfix releases (including unit, component level, system level, customer journeys, past customer issues, and regulatory controls)
• Has skills to conduct various performance tests (e.g., load, spike, breakpoint, endurance) to Understands application/service limits and behaviors
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.

Mastercard is an inclusive equal 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. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact reasonable_accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

Job Summary

Atlanta, GA Location
Full Time Job Type

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