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Holland FinTech
Holland FinTech

Principal Software Engineer



Software Engineering
O'Fallon, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 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

Principal Software Engineer

We are seeking an experienced and highly-skilled engineer with an interest or personal experience in Site Reliability Engineering. Within the Data & Services organization, SessionM, a Mastercard Company (now our Merchant Loyalty Program), is a customer engagement platform empowering global brands to forge stronger and more profitable customer relationships. We partner with brands to drive marketing transformation through innovative technology and services.

- Participate in architectural design ensuring reliability in our systems.
- Assess current platforms and identify areas of focus to increase our scalability.
- Identify gaps in automation, decreasing toil for the organization.
- Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, capacity planning and launch reviews.
- Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, and overall system health.
- Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation and evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.
- Work with a global team spread across tech hubs in multiple geographies and time zones Mentor junior engineers.
- Ability to understand MTTR, SLO, SLI definitions and apply them to services.

All About You:
- Expert in building highly resilient & scalable, distributed systems.
- Experience developing resiliency strategies, ensuring continuous operations.
- Proficient in public cloud technologies, primarily AWS.
- Extensive experience as a Software Engineer
- Ability to support many different stakeholders. Experience in dealing with difficult situations and making decisions with a sense of urgency is needed.
- Appetite for change and pushing the boundaries of what can be done with automation.
- Experience in working across development, operations, and product teams for prioritization.
- Understanding of Change Management and Release Management aspects of software delivery.

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 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.

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.

In line with Mastercard’s total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.