Lead Software Engineer for Open Banking, Smart Routing


July 19, 2021

Open Banking is a worldwide phenomenon, gathering pace over the recent years and set to transform many aspects of retail financial services (as well as many adjacent industries). There are a number of markets already live with various forms of open banking offerings (e.g. EEA markets thanks to PSD2, or US owing to long-standing market driven initiatives). In most other markets, open banking is at earlier stages of development, yet already seeing plenty of attention from established players as well as new entrants.
Mastercard have built an initial suite of Open Banking Solutions and are now in the process of bringing them to market, commercializing and enhancing them. See Over the last few years we have established a large, cross-functional team that is focusing on product design and delivery. As we expand the platform’s capabilities into new markets, opportunities to offer new payment flows are being explored and offered.
You will:
  • Be responsible for the analysis, design, development and delivery of software solutions
  • Define requirements for new applications and customizations, adhering to standards, processes and best practices

All About You
Skills and experience required for this role are:
  • May manage medium-sized project/initiatives as an individual contributor with advanced knowledge within discipline, leading a segment of several initiatives or a larger initiative, or may formally supervise a small team, and assigns day-to-day work
  • Designs and develops applications, system to system interfaces and complete software solutions, performs vendor-related activities, and creates documentation such as user guides and software development guides
  • Assists in vendor assessment and evaluates and recommends software development tools
  • Oversees and provides technical support to junior team members
  • Significant advanced code development, code review and modest day-to-day support duties
  • Department-wide public speaking and other communications conveying application level directions

Desirable skills and experience:
  • Knowledge of Payment Systems
  • Anticipate bottlenecks and adequately factor in contingency for unplanned delays

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.
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