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Senior Software Engineer, Design Systems

Company: Mastercard
Location: Arlington
Posted on: August 4, 2022

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 TitleSenior Software Engineer, Design SystemsOur 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 TitleSenior Software Engineer, Design SystemsPosition OverviewThe Core Platform group within the Mastercard Data & Services organization builds common, high-performance, and easy-to-use solutions for cross-cutting concerns of the data analytics products on our platform. One such solution we provide is a robust design system which aims to help market-facing teams satisfy the needs of their customers with cohesive yet flexible front-end libraries.We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Design Systems who is excited to join a development team that focuses on the development of our React-based design system as well as other core front-end technologies and systems that accelerate and enhance product development on our platform. 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.What is Data & Services?The Data & Services team is a key differentiator for MasterCard, providing the cutting-edge software products that help our customers grow. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include business experimentation, loyalty and marketing program automation, data analytics, and risk management services.Position responsibilities* Design and build React components that are composable, reusable, responsive, and accessible* Develop tooling and resources that make using the design system an outstanding experience for consuming teams* Ensure the design system and overall front end infrastructure we provide to our organization are modern and powerful* Collaborate across teams with exceptional peers who are passionate about what they do* Mentor and provide guidance to other team membersAll About You* Understanding of one or more programming languages/technology stacks (we primarily work in TypeScript/JavaScript, React, and CSS)* Familiarity with design systems, design tokens, and component-based UI development* Familiarity with relevant tools such as Storybook, Figma, NPM, etc.* Working knowledge of accessibility best practices including WCAG standards, ARIA, etc.* Familiarity with front-end testing frameworks* 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* Flexibility to learn and work in different parts of the stack* 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* Motivation, creativity, self-direction, and desire to thrive on small project teamsCOVID-19 Considerations We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.In 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 reasonable_accommodation@mastercard.com 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-95d6732b-28d4-41d8-9c18-b3e5d1573ae4

Keywords: Mastercard, Arlington , Senior Software Engineer, Design Systems, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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