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Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
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

Senior Software Engineer

We are seeking a seasoned Senior Software Engineer with a strong background in mobile app development and a passion for cutting-edge technologies, to join our customer facing global R&D / innovation services team – Digital Labs.
As a key member of our team, you will be a member of a highly agile team of engineers within Mastercard Digital Labs, working to build product prototypes and pilots, in collaboration with global brands in commerce.
This engineering team will have a diverse focus both in terms of geography and variety of technology challenge and is the first team go-to market team as part of a global mobilization plan for this business unit.

• Lead the end-to-end development of mobile applications, ensuring high performance, responsiveness, and seamless user experiences.
• Drive the architectural decisions for mobile applications, considering scalability, flexibility, and maintainability, ensuring they can seamlessly accommodate growing demands and evolving user needs.
• Craft innovative solutions in rapid prototyping, showcasing a keen eye for UI design details.
• Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and mentor junior team members.
• Utilize a deep understanding of design patterns to architect robust and maintainable software solutions that align with industry best practices.
• Troubleshoot, debug, and optimize mobile applications for optimal performance.
• Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineers, to deliver high-quality software solutions.
• Stay updated on the latest industry trends and technologies, incorporating best practices into development processes.

All About You:
• Advanced proficiency in React and React Native.
• Advanced expertise in Node.js.
• Experience in interfacing with RESTful services and integrating 3rd Party SDKs.
• Passion for design principles, patterns, and best practices.
• Depth of experience in custom UI design, animations, and interactions.
• Extensive experience in rapid prototyping, showcasing a keen eye for UI design details.
• Comfortable working with UX, Visual, and Motion Designers.
• Proven ability to work in a small, startup-style, agile, and fast-paced team.
• Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner and take ownership of tasks.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on collaboration and teamwork.
• Willing to travel (25-50%)

Desirable Skills/Experience:
• Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
• Experience in both startup and corporate environments.
• Familiarity with native iOS (ObjC/Swift) or native Android (Java/Kotlin) development.
• Background in building Internet of Things (IoT) devices/interfaces.
• A portfolio of owned apps with provided links and descriptions.
• Experience in Design Sprints.
• Expertise in building Conversational UI (CUI/VUI) and Bots (Amazon Alexa, FB Messenger, Google Assistant).
• Development for various form factors (Mobile, Tablet, Watch, TV, Auto, Smart Display, Kiosk).
• Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (NLP/ML/CNN/RNN).
• Familiarity with cloud computing platforms.
• Experience in financial services, banking, and payment systems.


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.