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Consultant Software Engineer


Dublin, Ireland, Ireland

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Job Title

Consultant Software Engineer

Be part of the Operations & Technology Fraud Products team developing new capabilities for MasterCard's Decision Management Platform, which serves as the core for multiple business solutions to combat fraud and validate cardholder identity. Our patented Java-based platform processes billions of transactions per month in tens of milliseconds using a multi-tiered, message-oriented approach for high performance and availability.
• Would you like to develop industry leading solutions for fighting fraud?
• Are you motivated by speeding business solutions to market?
• Do you want to innovate, using cutting edge technologies on challenging business problems?

• Deliver solutions by providing direct development of software.
• Work closely with technical leads for assigned projects to assist in design and implementation tasks
• Assist with production support issues by acting as a subject matter expert in resolving incidents and problem tickets.
• Plan, design and develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices.
• Lead day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team to meet service level agreements (SLAs) and create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market. Co-ordinate offshore development and manage day to day activities.
• Accountable for full systems development life cycle including creating high quality requirements documents, use-cases, design and other technical artifacts including but not limited to detailed test strategy/test design, performance benchmarking, release rollout and deployment plans, contingency/back-out plans, feasibility study, cost and time analysis and detailed estimates.
• Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks.
• Collaborate with vendor resources for support of products.
• Conduct brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and application appropriate frameworks.
• Ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to MasterCard staff.
• Provide technical training to the other team members.
• Actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.
• Mentor and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC.
• Ensure adequate test coverage in Unit Testing, System Testing/Integration Testing and Performance Testing.
• Be an integral part of the Agile SAFe discover and elaboration sessions. Perform requirements and design reviews, peer code reviews and PCI security reviews to ensure compliance with MasterCard standards.

All About You
• Must be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and have the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment.
• Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.
• Possesses strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and strong relationship, collaborative skills and organizational skills.
• Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities and to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.
• Deep knowledge of software development processes including agile processes and test driven development
• Experience with the design and development of complex, multi-tier software solutions
• Essential Skills required:
○ A wide breadth and depth of technical experience using Java/JEE
○ Strong Linux and shell scripting
○ Oracle & PL/SQL and advanced SQL scripting
○ Extreme Performance or NoSQL Data Storage such as GemFire Object Grid, Terracotta, or Cassandra
○ Eclipse-based IDE such as JBoss Developer Studio
○ Web Development
§ HTML/CSS/Javascript
§ Angular 2 and JQuery
• J2EE Web Application/Web Services (e.g. with JBoss and/or Apache Tomcat)
• Web Services – REST/XML/JSON
• Desirable Skills:
○ Spring Framework (including Spring Boot)
○ Messaging – MQ and JMS
○ Business rules execution systems (e.g. IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM - formerly ILOG) or JBoss Drools)
○ Experience integrating vendor and open source products into an overall system
○ Microsoft Visio

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