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MasterCard Lead Software Development Engineer (Performance Test Engineer) in O'Fallon, Missouri

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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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.

Job Title

Lead Software Development Engineer (Performance Test Engineer)

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.

Overview:

This position will be reporting into the Director of Software Development Engineering and responsible for driving best practices around Performance Quality Engineering and adoption of development services (Development Collaboration, Continuous Integration and Delivery, etc.) amongst various delivery teams within Mastercard. Interacting with technology staff including Developers, DevOps Engineers, Product management, and Program management to identify scope of projects and engage in design, development, and test engineering activities. Develops/monitors quality gating through our Performance Testing Strategy for a given project looking at code coverage and API vs UI level functionality. Develops and maintains our Performance Test Suite while reporting out to relevant stakeholders.

Role:

• Develop performance test plans and roadmap, as well as partner with delivery teams to implement the strategy.

• Participate in requirements review and performance testing activities to ensure the quality and functionality of assigned MDES systems.

• Develop, manage and maintain an automation framework that can support reusable automated test cases and test data.

• Support in performance test strategy and test plans covering environment, schedule, test data set up, testing techniques, and key SLA metrics keeping end-user requirements and customer experience in mind.

• Partner with different stakeholders and development teams to develop real-time performance dashboards and provide periodic updates on application performance to the senior management teams.

• Implement best practices for end-to-end application performance management solutions including Proof of Concepts and Tools evaluation and selection – specifically in the area of emerging technologies (Web, Mobile, Cloud technologies like PCF, AWS).

• Develop business and product knowledge over time and share such knowledge to mentor newer team members. This is not a management position; however, this position is expected to provide strong leadership to junior members of the staff.

• Adhere to and enforce consistent company and department testing standards and proceed.

• Remain current with new testing technologies.

• Must have soft skills as well as technical in order to Communicate, collaborate and work effectively in a global environment. Public speaking as a technology evangelist for Mastercard.

About You:

•Degree in Computer Science or related field.

•Strong knowledge and experience with performance testing and monitoring tools such as JMeter, LoadRunner, Dynatrace, AppDynamics, SiteScope, Grafana, Kibana.

•Strong Knowledge of coding in C or Java within the performance testing toolset.

•Strong Knowledge of SQL, NOSQL, and API testing.

•Strong knowledge of Load Balancer mechanisms, Virtual servers, Virtual Pools, Rules, Connection & Cookie persistence.

•Good understanding of Java/JVM architecture, JVM tuning, GC, Class loading, Thread Dump Analysis, JMX based JVM monitoring.

•Good understanding of Oracle Architecture -SQL, PL/SQL, Performance Stats, SQL tuning, Explain plan, Tracing tools, Hints, Fragmentation, Partitions.

•Good Unix & Linux skills, ability to write shell scripts for information gathering purposes.

•Ability to administer and maintain performance toolsets and environments.

Expert level analytical and excellent problem-solving skills.

Strong written and verbal English communications skills.

Experience working in an Agile environment.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment 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.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com 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.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment 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.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com 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.

Requisition ID: R-127188

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