Senior Security Architect

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

Senior Security Architect

Overview
•Payment is a fast moving area and our customers are becoming ever more demanding and creative in terms of the payment products and solutions they expect from Mastercard. Fraudsters are equally becoming more creative. The technology that underpins these solutions evolves at an equally fast pace and one of the challenges is to keep the payment secure.
•The overarching role of the Design and Specifications team is to architect, design and specify the payment solutions of the future, pushing the boundaries of the possible while remaining practical enough to deliver interoperable and secure solutions at scale. The technologies being designed in this team are the basis for Mastercard's products and solutions of the present and the future. With 2 billion devices deployed that are accepted at more than 30 million locations, we have proven to be very successful.
•As a result we live at the cutting edge of product and security design. We apply new techniques and technologies into our product design and watch the future for new technologies and attacks to keep our products fit for purpose.
•Are you motivated to work in a team that is continuously challenged with making payment better and more secure?
•Do you have what it takes to secure the future of international payment?

•The role of the Design and Specifications team is to architect, design and specify the payment solutions of the future, pushing the boundaries of the possible while remaining practical enough to deliver interoperable and secure solutions at scale.
•As a result we live at the cutting edge of product and security design. We apply new techniques and technologies into our product design and watch the future for new technologies to keep our products fit for purpose.
•Are you motivated to work in a team that is continuously challenged with making payment better and more secure?
•Do you have what it takes to secure the future of international payment?

Role
•Engages with internal and external key partners to get a better understanding of needs, constraints and technology capabilities to jointly drive the payment product proposition and design.
•Stays abreast of technology evolution, in particular on new cryptographic algorithms, security protocols, standardization, performance and attacks.
•Analyses feasibility of the business/functional requirements and designs a secure solution that meets these requirements.
•Delivers expert support to internal and external customers, vendors and banks during pilots and early deployment.

All About You
•You have expert knowledge of symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, modes of operation, protocol or algorithm weaknesses and countermeasures.
•You're familiar with current developments in post quantum cryptography, including security modelling & proofs and key management.
•You're familiar with software design, prototyping, implementation and deployment of software applications.
•You have experience in a techno-commercial supporting role closely related to mobile and server applications, in particular on security related topics.
•You have strong analytic skills to unravel complex matters and do impact analysis of different options.

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