Senior Software Engineer – Java


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

Senior Software Engineer – Java


The UK Engineering team within VocaLink Mastercard are looking for a Software Engineer I to help build the next generation of our market-leading payment products.

Role :

  • Analyze user and system requirements

  • Write efficient code based on feature specifications

  • Develop user interfaces

  • Execute tasks in the software development life cycle

  • Test and debug Java applications

  • Validate software functionality and security

  • Focus on individual and team objectives as an active participant in the Agile/Scrum development process, completing assignments in time, and with the necessary quality

All About You :

  • Experience building Java SE/EE applications

  • Familiarity with Object-Oriented Design

  • Knowledge of popular Java frameworks like Spring, Hibernate/JPA

  • Experience with test-driven development

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field

  • Able to understand user stories and requirements and translate these into coded features or solutions that are simple, functional, scalable, and maintainable

  • Knowledge of SQL/PL-SQL

  • Knowledge of HTML and web technologies

  • Excellent command of verbal and written English

  • Knowledge and expertise in use of Spring framework, including Spring Core, Spring Security, Spring-Boot and Spring MVC.

  • Experience on messaging frameworks (JMS, Oracle AQ, etc.)

  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)

  • Experience with JSON/XML fameworks (Jackson, JAXB, SAX, DOM, STAX etc.)

  • Knowledge of Web 2.0 front-end technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, CSS, Thymeleaf and HTML 5.

  • Knowledge of continuous Integration and Delivery practices and toolsets e.g. Jenkins, Sonar, Nexus and general Application Lifecycle Management tools such as JIRA.

  • Knowledge of SOA/RESTful applications

  • Experience of working with Maven & Git

  • Knowledge of Camel EIP framework

  • Experience with testing frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, Selenium WebDriver)

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.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-183875

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