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Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Title and Summary

Principal Software Engineer Overview

As a Software Architect for the Mastercard Commercial Client Experience program, you’ll bring your deep understanding of front-end experience combined with modern software architecture designed for global scale, high-transaction volume, and cloud-native technologies. As a global business, the platform, and services that you architect will deliver software operating at-scale, requiring focus on performance, security, and reliability.

You will work in our Mastercard technology location in Arlington, Virginia or alternatively St. Louis, Missouri, that provides a state-of-the-art environment for technology teams to thrive in our collaborative, Agile engineering culture. You will be a key leader in how Mastercard transforms the Business To Business (B2B) space to standardize, automate, and optimize digital payments between businesses.

• Work on complex enterprise-wide initiatives spanning multiple services/programs and drives resolution.
• Work with business/product owners to architect and deliver on new services to introduce new products and bundles.
• Drive the architectural design, including dependent services, service interactions, and policies.
• Take ownership to improve the customer experience of an entire set of user experiences sold as products.
• Contribute and lead Guild initiatives by engaging and mentoring Engineers at all levels to improve the craftmanship of Software Engineering
• Simplify and improve the cost/benefit of a function/experience/architecture strategy.
• Apply judgment and experience to balance trade-offs between competing interests.
• Venture beyond comfort zone to take on assignments across different areas of Software Engineering
• Take on organization-wide and public speaking engagements and publishes white papers and blogs on relevant and emerging technical topics.
• Consult across teams and across organization lines to identify synergies and reuse opportunities.
• Participate and contribute to Principal review architecture meetings and drive resolutions to enterprise-wide challenges and regulatory needs.
• Write recommendations for job promotions based on an unbiased view of one's accomplishments.
• Conduct technical interviews for hiring engineering staff and raising the performance bar.
• Identify and raise awareness to Silo-ed behaviors within the organization and teams.

• Architecture
• Automation and Dev Ops
• Cloud Platforms
• Software Development
• Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
• Testing

• Has experience providing technical leadership and delivering global projects across multiple locations and functions.
• Progressively grown career with proven design and development experiences in multiple languages, secure coding standards (e.g., OWASP, CWE, SEI CERT), and vulnerability management.
• Understands nuances between browsers (Edge, Chrome, Safari, mobile) to write interoperable and performant code.
• Has skills to develop and evangelize on reference architecture and run principles to help teams adopt Engineering Principles from the start.
• Has skills to promote and coach teams on take on full stack development and facilitate end-to-end system ownership.
• Has skills to engage engineers across Technology organization to promote standard software patterns and reuse of common libraries and services.
• Has experience in leading and coaching teams to perform software planning and estimation for large scale complex programs.
• Has skills to drive trade-off discussions to set right development capacity based on value drivers (e.g., regulatory, security, new business, market parity, technical debt)
• Has experience in design and execution of automation across multiple business areas and provides guidance on best methods and tools.
• Has an expert understanding of DevOps best practices to guide developers and abstract application development from underlying hosting platforms and infrastructure.
• Performance engineering experience to ensure applications are built to scale, run, and perform when used over networks with various quality of service aspects.
• Has skills to evaluate practices, metrics, and roles to continually optimize SDLC methodologies and automate processes to improve lead time and quality.
• Has skills to perform architecture and cost analysis for internal, hybrid, and public cloud environments.
• Has skills to succinctly articulate architecture patterns of complex systems, with business and technical implications, to executive and customer stakeholders.
• Has skills to define and drive advanced chaos and other operational testing practices to test points of failures, monitors, and system behaviors under adverse conditions (e.g., resource spikes, network congestion, component, or infrastructure failure)
• Has skills to implement advanced test set ups in production environment (e.g., A/B testing, canary releases, blue-green deployment, feature flags)
• Has experience across a broad set of UI frameworks (EG, React, and Angular) and integration between those tools.
• Has experience delivering multi-tenant, multi-lingual, white-labeled web applications.
• Has experience developing web applications with accessibility and re-use in mind, which are compliant with WCAG.
• Has experience with Responsive Design Mastercard is an inclusive equal 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. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.