Software Engineer Manager | Core UI at Mastercard

Posted in Engineering 1 day ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Arlington, Virginia

Job Description:

Our PurposeWe 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 TitleSoftware Engineer Manager | Core UIPosition OverviewThe Core Platform team builds scalable, easy-to-use services and frameworks that provide the foundation for many of Mastercard's customer-facing applications. We work closely with market-facing product engineering teams to help them take maximum advantage of these capabilities and to evolve our platform to meet their needs and the needs of our customers.We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to join the Core UI team that sits within Core Platform. The Core UI team is a high-performing team whose mission is to drive platform-wide user success through delivery of core product functionality and front-end architecture. Our users include both end-users and other product teams throughout Mastercard. We define user success by enabling user independence, improving usability, and increasing developer efficiency. We work on front-end infrastructure, core front-end products, and a tiered design system platform.You will manage and mentor direct reports, but you will also be hands-on with our development team's day-to-day work, writing high-quality software code, interacting with developers, product managers, and UX daily to deliver on sprint goals. We expect a 40/60 time split between management and hands-on coding (with most of your time leaning towards development). We work in small, flexible teams. Every team member contributes to designing, building, and testing features. There are no rigid organizational structures, and each team uses processes that work the best for that team members and projects. If you are someone who is passionate about developing high-quality front-end systems and have a knack to continue growing yourself and others, then we would love to hear from you!Had you been with us earlier this year, you would have:- Led the technical design and development of several UI component additions to our design system- Partnered with other Mastercard teams, and led the technical design and development of integrating our design system's themes with the larger Mastercard design tokens- Answered questions from and pair programed with other development teams who use our components- Led the technical planning and scripting to migrate our design system repo from a web-first architecture to a library-first architecture- Led the technical planning for how to align the tooling of our design system platform with industry best practices- Analyzed, developed, and rolled out several C# enhancements to improve the performance for the homepage used across several products- Consulted for other development teams on front-end topics, including improving front-end performance best practices and front-end testing best practices- Migrated several of our full-stack apps to leverage .NET 6 and C# 10- Participated in one of our regular "Idea Marketplace" weeks, where engineers take time to explore their own ideas for potential innovationsPosition responsibilities:As a part of Data & Services, you will build revolutionary products that advance how businesses all over the world seize the most value from their data. As a Software Engineer Manager within the Core Platform Core UI team, you will:- Design and build React components that are composable, reusable, responsive, and accessible- Design, build, and maintain a design system that is themeable, robust, scalable, well-tested, and well-documented- Design and build reusable npm and nuget packages that serve a broad audience and provide core functionality across multiple products- Design, build, and innovate on front-end infrastructure so that we can provide an outstanding modern development experience for consuming teams- Be a strong individual contributor to the implementation efforts for all team work- Critically review the code and guide the team with a focus on improving the code quality- Lead large scale projects from inception to release- Provide technical mentorship to other team members. Grow others while growing yourself.- Play a key role in shaping the direction of engineering processes of a team that is empowered to organize and run as they see fit- Manage software engineers through weekly 1:1s, mentorship, and constructive feedback- Collaborate across teams with exceptional peers who are passionate about what they doIdeal candidate qualifications:- Excited about writing high quality code, equally excited about shaping the trajectory of your team and developing a high performing team- Strong understanding of JavaScript web frameworks like React/Redux, Angular, etc., as well as vanilla JavaScript- Strong understanding of other front-end technologies/tools (e.g., Typescript, CSS, npm, Figma, Storybook, etc.)- Familiarity with design systems, design tokens, and component-based UI development. Any experience building or contributing to a design system is a plus.- Working knowledge of front-end testing frameworks- Familiarity and/or working knowledge of accessibility best practices including WCAG standards, ARIA, etc.- Interest in staying up-to-date with emerging trends in front-end development and design systems- Eager and able to contribute to discussions around UI/UX design- Interest in improving end-user experience and developer experience- Interest in mastering the ins and outs of the technologies you work with rather than just using them for the task at hand- Ability to provide technical leadership to junior team members through mentoring, collaborative troubleshooting, thought partnership, and code review- Willingness and flexibility to learn and work in C#. Knowledge of C# or any object-oriented technologies is a plus.What is Data & Services?The Data & Services Team (D&S) is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, the D&S team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful insights and tools to drive fact-based decision making. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, our services include consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, test-and-learn business experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management. While specializing in the payments industry, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.We are looking for passionate and talented technologists, who share our vision for empowering our customers to make better fact-based decisions, to join us and shape the growth of our team.#LI-TE1In the US, Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact 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 ResponsibilityAll 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, andComplete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.PDN-95e473b9-3410-4e9c-aed5-e4d2891e2490

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