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Lead Software Engineer, Priceless Platform, Pune, India-2



Software Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, May 24, 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

Lead Software Engineer, Priceless Platform, Pune, India-2

If you are a fantastic software engineer with experience in building and operating world-class distributed systems, and want to work in a high-growth, fast-paced startup like organization within Mastercard scaling an AWS based global platform, come talk to us.
The Priceless Platform was created by a Silicon Valley startup that Mastercard acquired. We are experiencing significant growth, and we are looking for seasoned engineers in Pune, India, with experience and passion scaling an AWS cloud and cloud native platform.
An e-commerce like workflow platform, Priceless Platform is Mastercard’s premium B2B2C platform. It delivers experiences and benefits to banks and partners globally, for their customers. Even after becoming part of Mastercard, we continue to run at high velocity, and drive impact. Our portfolio is expanding significantly, and we need to flawlessly execute to grow the business, while also designing and building for scale.
The Role
We are looking for multiple positions – with a focus on development, operations, DevOps, SRE and Automation experience.
As a Lead Software Engineer at Priceless Platform, you will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, delivering, and monitoring scalable and secure cloud architectures. The tec using various AWS cloud and cloud native platforms, such as EC2, ECS, S3, RDS. You will need to improve and expand the existing Priceless platform, as well as extend the platform using sidecar services or other microservices, using AWS, open source, and in-house developed capabilities. You will need to ensure that our platform is resilient, secure, high performance and cost-efficient, as we scale it globally in more countries.
You have experience in one or more of the following areas. But more importantly, you are truly passionate and care deeply about building amazing software, focusing on – UI/UX, mobile development, full-stack engineering, scaled backend, API design, and managing/administering large scale Databases.
Your expertise and passion in building beautiful and high performant front ends, scale out distributed systems, cloud-native infrastructure, and robust system design will be essential in delivering beautiful, reliable, secure, and scalable systems. Which surprise and delight our customers.
You will collaborate with team members in Pune, US, and UK.
You will raise the bar on technical excellence through hands-on work and experience in scaling cloud platforms and processes. You will demonstrate thought leadership, execution, and communication excellence, with different audiences, including customers. This role is based out of our Mastercard location in Pune, India.

• Responsible to lead technical conversations and decisions making in product and infrastructural aspects end-to-end.
• Build software and services. Build automation tests. Build monitoring infrastructure and deployment infrastructure. We need you to be extremely hands-on.
• Work with other engineers, perform design reviews and code reviews to ensure high-quality software development, foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement within the team.
• Collaborate with cross-functional engineers to build new features at large-scale, while improving internal engineering standards, tooling, and automation processes.
• Build mobile and web- friendly pages and APIs.
• Implement DevSecOps practices, integrate security throughout the software development lifecycle, ensure compliance and protect software systems.
• Ensure observability through effective logging, monitoring, and alerting mechanisms for system health and performance.
• Drive the adoption of agile methodologies, evolve the teams towards fast releases, and quick testing cycles through CI/CD automation.
• Improve the platform resilience by adapting modern cloud native architectural patterns.
• Partner with platform engineering leads to support in regulating cloud infrastructure, reduce operational cost and simplify vendor management.
• Makes recommendations to improve the process efficiency and effectiveness of platform reliability and operations.
• Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment, adapting quickly to changing requirements.
• Stay updated with open-source emerging technologies and industry trends.
• Emulate and drive Mastercard Way behaviors through collaborative behaviors, recognitions, coaching, and employee engagement.

We are looking for someone who meets the following requirements:
• Strong working experience in at least two of the technologies in – PHP, Python, React, Golang and Java
• Cloud Native Application Development
• Microservices, Front end development
• Messaging frameworks
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a team in Pune and a global team in US.
• Preferred experiences:
o Public Cloud Environments
o Serverless Application Development
o Multi Region Code deployments
o Distributed Databases experience

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.