Senior Software Engineer - App Developer

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 Software Engineer - App Developer


Mastercard is looking for brilliant and passionate Mobile Software Developers to join its customer facing global R&D / innovation services team - Labs as a Service.

Set up in 2014 Labs as a Service (LaaS) is a rapid prototyping and innovation design services team, working with Mastercard's global customer base.

In this role, you will be a key member of a highly agile team of engineers within MasterCard Labs, working to build product prototypes and pilots, in collaboration with global brands in commerce

This is an opportunity to become part of a world class engineering team, dynamically solving real world customer problems - delivering transformational product and service solutions - focused on trending topics and issues globally.

Ask yourself:

• Are you a talented mobile software developer with a passion for technology development and innovation?
• Do you have a strong track record in rapid prototyping and delivering new and exciting projects, and learning new technologies (e.g. Wearable Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things) ?
• Do you have a passion for product design and technology innovation and have a high energy, can-do attitude and strong sense of ownership /desire to succeed?


• Develop mobile applications to solve real world client challenges.
• Proven ability to work on own initiative and deliver results.
• Be a champion for Technological Innovation inside Mastercard Labs.
• Extensive experience in Agile development.
• Strong design skills and experience
• Expert knowledge of mobile devices and capabilities.
• Prior experience of both start-up and corporate environments.

All About You

Technical skills:

• Proven relevant experience
• Proficiency with Javascript, HTML and CSS
• Web and mobile development experience including animation and transitions
• Developed Mobile applications using Javascript frameworks
• Experience with React & React Native highly desirable
• Strong familiarity with Android/iOS UI design principles, patterns and best practices
• Agile project experience

In addition to the above skills, the following experience is highly desirable:
• Any experience developing native apps for iOS (Swift / Objective-C) or Android (Java / Kotlin)
• Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration and other processes assisting development workflow
• Experience working with Bluetooth, NFC or other related technologies
• Own portfolio of apps (please include links & descriptions)
• Experience with payment protocols

This role is based in our Nth Sydney office, however we will be relocating all our Sydney-based employees mid 2018 into one new location at St Leonards.

Our new facilities will be one of five Mastercard Global Tech Hub and Innovation Centres - another reason why it is a great time to join!

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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