Graduate Software Engineer

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

Graduate Software Engineer


Are you looking for your first role after graduating university in the leading faster payments company in the industry.


To gain understanding and familiarity of Faster Payments engineering, assisting developers and analysts and testers in the implementation of changes and Customer onboarding

All about you

•To assist in the development, configuration and support of the Faster Payments application suite
•To gain understanding of established development methodologies and standards including the VocaLink SDLC.
•To understand and comply with development and testing practices and procedures.
•To assist in gathering and translating requirements into technical specifications; establishing and defining details and requirements of applications, components and enhancements.
•To work with a mentor to provide technical direction and support to the business.
•To work closely with Senior Developers and Testers to gain experience of software best practices.
•To support the team by participating in the exploration of new ideas, concepts and process improvements.
•To effectively communicate problems, queries and delays to managers and senior staff.
•To develop own technical skills and knowledge through on the job training.


•Working knowledge of relational databases
•Practical experience of scripting languages
•Practical experience of Unix command line functions


Experience within a testing environment
Experience of a range of IT areas
Experience within the financial services marketplace


•Excellent organisational and personal skills to work with a variety of people
•Ability to work as a team member and independently with minimal supervision
•Good written and verbal communication skills, in order to interact with other team members effectively
•Time management skills

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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