Director, Software Engineering

Who is Mastercard?

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 ®. 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

Director, Software Engineering


MasterCard is recruiting a Director of Software Engineering to lead software engineering teams developing advanced technologies and applications that are revolutionizing payments. MasterCard 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. In addition to being a great engineering leader, this person will also be the Program Owner for Mastercard's Franchise & Legal Solutions program.
-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 hiring and developing engineering and engineering management talent.
-Owner of several major functional areas of our code.
-Manager of managers and senior individual contributors.
-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 understand how to guide a team member's career including performance evaluation, coaching, and motivation.
-You are an experienced manager able to evaluate and coach other managers.

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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