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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
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

Senior Software Engineer Overview
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.

Our team within Mastercard
The Data & Services business unit is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the services that are used by some of the world's largest organizations to make multi-million dollar decisions and grow their businesses.

As a member of the SpendingPulse UI & Publishing team, you will bring your full-stack development skills to design, build and scale the SpendingPulse applications family to provide economic insights to our customers. Our daily tasks vary from further development of existing applications, to designing and building new ones, that provide fresh insights and target different customers. We work with industry standard web technologies and analyze large datasets using Big Data technologies within Hadoop and MS SQL Server to create scalable, high-performance solutions. We are looking for an innovative software engineer who can contribute to designing and building large features, and thrive in a fast-paced, agile team. This individual will be part of a large, cross-functional team, help mentor junior engineers and be a key owner of many development processes and features the team is working on. They will collaborate closely with our Customer Experience, Product Management, Data Engineering and Analytics teams, as well as our Software Engineering teams in both Prague and the United States.

Engineers work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to designing, building, and testing features. The range of work you encounter varies from building intuitive UIs to designing backend data models, and beyond. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work best for its members and projects.

The SpendingPulse UI & Publishing team is currently working on scaling the flagship product globally as well as designing and building a brand new application and making enhancements to Destinations application, which was launched last year and provides insights to touristic activity across different regions.

Join a fast growing team!

Position Responsibilities

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will:
* Lead the scoping, design and implementation of complex features
* Design and implement intuitive, responsive UIs that allow users to better understand data and analytics
* Drive performance, reliability, and readability in our code base, by writing and reviewing code
* Mentor junior software engineers and teammates
* Drive innovative improvements to team development processes
* Partner with Product Managers and Customer Experience Designers to develop a deep understanding of users and use cases and apply that knowledge to scoping and building new modules and features
* Collaborate with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to come up with best solutions

Our tech stack:
DB: MS SQL Server
FE: React, Redux, Typescript

Ideal Candidate Qualifications
* Full stack engineering experience in an agile production environment
* Experience leading the design and implementation of complex features in full-stack applications
* Experience leading a large project and working with other developers
* Proficiency with .NET/C#, React, Redux, Typescript, and SQL Server or other object-oriented languages, front-end frameworks, and/or relational database technologies
* Strong technologist eager to learn new technologies and frameworks
* Customer-centric development approach
* Strong collaboration skills with experience collaborating with people across various roles around the globe
* Motivation, creativity, self-direction, and desire to thrive on small project teams
* Superior academic record with a degree in Computer Science or related technical field
* Strong written and verbal English communication skills

Mastercard is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Applicants will be considered and treated without regard to gender, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or disabled status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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.