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Holland FinTech

Manager, Software Development Engineering



Software Engineering
Arlington, VA, 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

Manager, Software Development Engineering


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®. 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.

Our team within Mastercard:
The Services team is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that are used by some of the world's largest organizations to make multi-million dollar decisions and grow their businesses. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include payments-focused consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, business Test & Learn experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services.

As part of the SpendingPulse team within the Locations Program, you will bring your technology and leadership skills to guide the team in the design, build, test, deploy, and scale our platform for customers, including issuers, merchants, and governments, by leveraging large data sets, and providing actionable insights. We are looking for an innovative software engineering manager who will lead the team responsible for the design and build of a full stack web application and thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment. This individual will lead our full stack application team in Arlington and will collaborate across departments and geographies (mainly Arlington, New York, the Czech Republic, and India) as we build and scale a solution that drives value for our customers. As the scope of the Locations Program and our team continues to grow, so will the scope of this role.

Engineers work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to designing, building, and testing features. The range of work you encounter varies from building intuitive, responsive UIs to designing backend data models, and beyond. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work best for its members and projects.

The SpendingPulse team is currently working on commercializing enhancements to provide our increasingly global customer base with new insights and analytics, while scaling the product by designing and building out the infrastructure that will facilitate the quality control and distribution of SpendingPulse results to consumers through various channels. As the product continues to grow, the team will continue to automate manual processes and increase the robustness of the platform and reduce the lag between a transaction occurring and insights being available in SpendingPulse.

Position Responsibilities:

At Mastercard, you will build revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Manager of Software Engineering, you will:
* Manage, coach, and develop a cross-functional engineering team of 3-6 direct reports
* Provide strategic, technical, and product direction for applications, architectures, and software development processes
* Design and develop new, complex technical products from inception to release
* Partner with product management team on the product roadmap, scoping features, and planning releases
* Collaborate across teams and business units to solve complex problems
* Lead goal setting and accountability practices within the engineering team
* Continuously experiment and innovate to develop a high performing engineering team
* Be a strong individual contributor to the implementation efforts of product solutions
* Lead with an agile mindset and pivot fast and often as new information surfaces
* Keep senior stakeholders informed of progress and incorporate input into technical decisions
* Identify short term and long-term engineering needs to scale platform solutions to meet customer demand

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

* 5+ years of full stack engineering experience in an agile production environment
* Experience leading engineering teams and/or coaching and mentoring junior teammates
* Experience leading the design and implementation of large, complex features in full-stack applications
* Experience leading a large technical effort that spans multiple people and teams
* Experience building, managing, and retaining a team of talented engineers
* Proficiency with .NET/C#, React, Redux, Typescript, and SQL Server or other object-oriented languages, front-end frameworks, and/or relational database technologies
* Strong technologist with proven track record of learning new technologies and frameworks
* Customer-centric development approach
* Passion for analytical / quantitative problem solving
* Experience identifying and implementing technical improvements to development processes
* Collaboration skills with experience working with people across roles and geographies
* Motivation, creativity, self-direction, and desire to thrive on small project teams
* Superior academic record with a degree in Computer Science or related technical field
* Strong written and verbal English communication skills

Location Requirements: This is a hybrid position based in Mastercard's Arlington, Virginia Tech Hub.

This role is not eligible for Mastercard’s work authorization sponsorship. As such, candidates must be eligible to work in the United States, now as well as in the future, without employer sponsorship.

Mastercard is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Applicants will be considered and treated without regard to gender, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or disabled status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law


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.