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Director, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 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

Director, Software Engineering


• The DMP(Decision Management Program) enables Mastercard intelligent decision based products through streaming analytics with the ability to govern these decisions and manage their outcomes with business agility.
• This program leverages business rules & AI engines, a streaming big data cluster, an in memory data grids, APIs, & UIs to deliver real time decisions at global scale.
• This person will be responsible for leading the software engineer teams to provide technical solutions and ensure the intelligent decision based products performance meets the SLA for our customers.

We are looking for a Software Engineering Director to join our DMP team in Vancouver office.

• Are you a strong technical programmer with seasoned experience leading a team?
• Would you like to work on a team that is building industry leading solutions for fighting fraud?
• Are you passionate about making innovative impactful changes and help solve complex business problems?

• Lead and manage autonomous scrum teams including performance review and technical guidance.
• Mentor team leaders and members on technology and project management to maximize efficiency.
• Understand the business priorities and develop a roadmap so that business values are delivered.
• Manage your own teams while collaborating with cross functional partner teams to accomplish initiative/project goals.
• Manage stakeholders such as product owners, cooperate architects, compliance team, etc. to make sure the solutions are meeting both customer needs and technical requirements.
• Apply best development practices to help team well designed, maintainable, testable, scalable, and secure code.
• Continuously thrive to improve developer experience and foster Mastercard working culture.

Essential Knowledge/Experience
• Demonstrated strong people management skills to build and develop high performance team.
• Strong programming skills with deep knowledge of Java and good understanding of Spring framework and micro-service driven architecture both cloud and on-prem solutions.
• Strong leadership skills in leading agile projects and ability to partner with Business and Product Owners to streamline expectations, prioritize requirements and drive strategic decisions.
• Strong organizational skills; able to manage multiple tasks within the constraints and timelines determined by business needs.
• Solid understanding of machine learning models and AI model deployment
• Change management and process improvement experience
• Good problem diagnostic and creative problem solving skills.
• Good knowledge of SQL and experience working with Oracle.

Desirable Skills:
• Experience with IBM ILOG/ODM and Pivotal GemFire Grid.
• Knowledge of unit testing and mocking frameworks like JUnit, Mockito or EasyMock
• Experience with Dockers, Kubernetes etc.
• Experience with Angular.
• BS in Computer Science or a related field preferred.

What we offer in return includes a beautiful view of the North Shore mountains, coffee that doesn’t stink, and colleagues that are as brilliant as they are likeable. We do cool things as a team including monthly craft beer tastings.

Don't forget the competitive salary, extended health benefits, flex-time schedules, and encouragement and support for professional development. We love it here, and we think you will too.

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.