Product Architect

Who is Mastercard?

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Job Title

Product Architect


Regional Solutions team provides flexible and rapid capabilities that enable Mastercard to support markets and provide a delightful experience for our customers. This team partners with Regional Stakeholders to ensure we build products that are fit for market deployment such that they are scalable, configurable/reusable for other markets and fold back as global products.

This position will be responsible for collaboration with business stakeholders, development teams, Customers, Suppliers, and third-party stakeholders in defining the technology, infrastructure, decomposition into components and subsystems, and the definition of interfaces between subsystems and between the solution and Solution Context.

•Establish design, architecture and coding standards for Regional solutions. Establish design and development methodologies (e.g.: Agile, SCRUM) to drive feature velocity, quality and predictability.
•Architecture and design of software solutions including
oTechnical solution & application architecture & design
oDevelopment, review & ownership of architecture & design artifacts (SAD, API Specification, TDD, etc.)
oActively find ways (new technologies, tools, frameworks) to improve software solutions
•Participate & contribute in Product kick off sessions & Requirement workshops for Direction and course correction w.r.t. domain based solutions, technology feasibility, competence requirements, resources requirements
•Work with Product Management and Engineering to translate product use cases and requirements to industry-leading design, architecture and implementations. Set architectural direction by grooming and prioritizing architectural stories related to baselining software stack, realization of non-functional requirement etc. and critical domain stories. Influence the product owner to balance the business and technical priorities and the value of the architecture work.
•Participate in development and code review of key functionalities.
•Execute and own the baseline architecture and design activities collaborating with Engineering Team.
•Regularly communicate with management about risk analysis and design trade-offs.
•Work on Pre SDLC or Discovery activities owning and contributing to assigned activities related to technical feasibility & assessment, providing responses.
•Provide ongoing guidance to teams on development standards, automation and tools and processes such as Agile, Lean, etc.

All About You

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
•Hands-on, high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and able to function independently under pressure.
•SDK & API knowledge - security, scalability, micro-services, gateways, cloud, REST, SOAP, OAuth, FIDO, OIDC
•Web application related technologies - Java, Spring, .NET
•Web technologies - JavaScript, React, JQuery, AngularJS
•Mobile App technologies - native iOS and/or Android development, cross-platform, wrappers
•Cloud and DevOps Architecture, especially via Pivotal Cloud Foundry
•Security - Security Architecture, Privacy & Security by design, vulnerability management.
•API and Contract Testing using REST Assured/Postman/Swagger/SOAP UI + Groovy/Spring Cloud Contract
•Functional testing using Selenium/Jbehave
•Test Driven Development TDD Methodology and Unit Testing using Junit/XCTest
•Knowledge of BDD methodology and technologies like Cucumber
•Use of mocking frameworks such as API Service Virtualization/Mockito/OCMock
•Static Code Analysis using SonarQube/Xcode Static Analyzer
•Hands on with Jenkins/PCF or similar tools for automated provisioning of build and test infrastructure
•Troubleshooting with Splunk, API aids like Swagger/Postman and source control systems like Git

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
•Domain/Functional knowledge - Banking, Financial Services, Payments, Insurance, Retail, Technology etc.
•Smart Card Technologies - EMV, Biometric Match-on-card, Tokenization, etc.

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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