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Data Engineering Lead

Category: Product ID: 625


About the job

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.

Job Title

Data Engineering Lead

Are you somebody –

  • Willing to work in a start-up environment willing to take ownership and accountability while partnering with teams across the globe
  • Possess the ability to find innovative solutions to complex problems
  • With love of technology and passionate about enabling business using technology


Mastercard Commercial Solutions – is looking for a Lead Development Engineer who is skilled in Data modelling, understanding of data structures and architecture. The ideal candidate will have a passion for delighting customers with outcomes powered by the creation of new services and applications.


This is a Lead Developer role for a project that is establishing new technology stack that utilizes Java, spring, hibernate, websphere MQ on a service oriented architecture. Person in this position is expected to be dynamic, willing to learn and implement new technology and development methods.

  • Participate in designing, developing, implementing and debugging medium/large and complex applications
  • Integrating complex legacy data systems into next-generation application platforms
  • Analyzing and improving performance of existing platforms
  • Providing training and mentorship to junior engineers
  • Implement new technologies, policies and practices that help increase resiliency, automation and improve platform health
  • Proactively monitor with advanced troubleshooting skills for database issues escalated by the business team and internal monitoring in a timely manner with strong skills to drive to root cause and remediation of issues.
  • Identifying technology gaps and help business build and deliver viable solutions

All About You

  • Track record of designing and maintaining medium to large, complex, highly-scalable, highly-available, fault-tolerant, secure, near real-time data systems on High available architecture
  • Demonstrated experience with data integration channels, data cloud-migration and data replication technologies
  • Extensive experience with data modelling and relational database administration with multiple vendors, such as Oracle (preferred), PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MS-SQL
  • Strength in advanced performance and tuning skills with the ability to identify, respond and resolve database performance issues
  • Experience with any ETL, ODS tool and messaging/eventing systems (will be an added advantage)
  • Experience in validating, customizing, and executing database schema updates, version uplift and transformation scripts, rollbacks, etc.
  • Broad knowledge of data security (roles, privileges, authentication, etc), encryption, GDPR, alerting, and monitoring
  • Familiarity with any ETL and ODS tools: Informatica, Tableau, Alteryx, Qlik will be a bonus
  • Familiar with Non-relational Database tools such as MongoDB, CouchDB, Domino
  • Ability to influence Mastercard best practices in planning, coordinating, implementing, and maintaining database solutions.
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Desire to stay abreast of new development tools and methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of PCI, PII and other financial security requirements will be preferred

COVID-19 Considerations 

In many locations, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

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.