MasterCard Sr. Consultant, Software Engineer (Microservices. Cloud) in O'Fallon, Missouri

Who is Mastercard?

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 at ®. 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.

Job Title

Sr. Consultant, Software Engineer (Microservices. Cloud)

Designs, documents and implements reliable, testable and elegant solutions to problems

Could be a squad-level expert in a particular domain or squad-level go-to person for solving a particular set of problems

Understands and can clearly explain the high-level architecture and design of their team’s systems and services

Independently designs and implements moderately complex code changes, writes good tests for their code, implements very complex changes with some guidance

Understands best practices related to designing and implementing micro services architecture, example domain API modeling, event sourcing, logging and monitoring

Values team success over individual success

Can effectively take a leadership role on a moderately complex project with few members working on it

Can explain complex problems and solutions to people inside and outside their domain of expertise

Mentors less-experienced members of the team

continuously improves self and team

Helps identify team weaknesses and suggests solutions

Can coach a squad through the stages (forming, storming, norming and performing)

Accountable for ensuring service that the squad they are responsible for meets all KPIs

Accountable for ensuring skills gaps within chapter are addressed by identifying and working with leadership to deliver training to address gaps as well as in recruiting the desired talent into the chapter

Offers constructive feedback on areas relevant to service delivery and skill maturity

Demonstrates an understanding of the business context of their projects/services and how they would impact business metrics

Demonstrates the ability to translate between basic business requirements and technical requirements


Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field

Demonstrated success as a software developer, application architect or consultant working with various platforms

Architecting, designing and developing consumer facing applications (Sign-in, Profile Management, Auth N/Z)

Experience architecting highly available multi-tenant systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability

Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration and automated deployment

Continuous Integration (CI) tools (e.g. Jenkins)

Configuration Management platforms (Ansible)

Strong practical application development experience

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.​

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Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-67476