MasterCard Senior Business Leader, Software Engineering 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 ®. 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

Senior Business Leader, Software Engineering


In this position, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining IT Systems for Network Integration Services. You will lead a team of IT professionals to build and maintain a portfolio of software platforms/services that enable integration of transaction switching network with other internal or external services. Some examples of such internal services are MasterPass, Personal Payments Services, Token Services, Account Management Services, Payment Transaction Services, Mobile Payment Gateway Services and other Financial Inclusion Services.

You will grow and lead Network Integration Services team to develop APIs and Integration Services Platforms. Network Integration Services is a newly formed discipline in the Core Payments Network Switching domain and you will be responsible for establishing the team charter, setting technology strategy, financial planning, establishing delivery plans and overseeing the execution.

Key questions:

Are you a strong and experienced leader who is passionate about people, process and technology to deliver quality solutions providing superior customer experience?

Do you enjoy scouting for talent and passionate about professional growth of team members?

Have you engineered/delivered enterprise class systems/services for scalability and resiliency?

Can you scale your communication at all levels starting from engineers to program managers to senior executives?

Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?


Formally supervises and coaches teams and is responsible for the Software Development of Network Integration Services.

Responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions for Network Integration Services.

Oversee the management of the Software Engineering function and acts as the highest authority on high-level and complex decisions within the function.

Works closely with business owners and other stakeholders to establish Network Integration Services roadmap and drive execution.

Helps identify, coach and groom top talent and pro-actively develops employees as organizational resources.

Ensure the function's compliance to goal setting and performance appraisal process.

Provide strategic thinking and leadership related to a wide range of applications and systems, or software-development methodologies.

Set the vision for an environment of ingenuity and creativity and acts as a role model for others in challenging the status quo to encourage innovation.

Update Senior and Executive Management on status of high visibility initiatives.

Job Specific Experiences:

IT experience with successful track record and demonstrated thought-leadership and cross-functional influence and partnership. Bachelor/Master€™s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience with exposure to IT Systems Delivery.

Familiar with cutting edge industry trends and thorough understanding of development methodologies and standards.

Experienced in leading and delivering large global projects from concept to implementation including selecting talent and planning/allocating resources across multiple geographies and functions

Technical Skills:

Architecture and Design: Advanced knowledge of system architecture development processes for improved design and good understanding of system integration for applications. Experience in Web services, APIs, SaaS, PaaS, Enterprise Service Bus Service Oriented Architecture and/or Cloud Native Architecture is a plus.

Project Management: Proven ability to develop project plans for streamlined execution. Prioritizes various work streams and customer needs. Advanced skill in assessing risk within the context of project.

Business Technologist: Has the ability to drive design enhancements or bring new technology through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of business and industry requirements.

Professional Skills:

Business Acumen: Has the ability to scan widely across internal business operations and external markets and competitors to identify business opportunities. Payments Industry knowledge is a plus.

Commercial Focus: Has the ability to drive operational excellence and financial results by focusing on delivering customer value and cost efficiency.

Future Focus: Has the ability to drive change driven by changing end-user needs and new technology by fostering enthusiasm and a sense of purpose.

Global Perspective: Exemplifies a global and diverse outlook in approaching business ideas, products and solutions. Has the ability to maneuver cross-cultural relationships to drive results

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-40380