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Lead Software Engineer (Front-End)

Company: MasterCard
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**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**Lead Software Engineer (Front-End)Position OverviewThe Core Platform team builds scalable, easy-to-use services and frameworks that provide the foundation for many of Mastercard's customer-facing applications. 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 Lead 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. This position also has the opportunity to lean more towards a management-related path, if that is of interest.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 technical mentorship to other team members* Act as a thought partner to team and group leads on technical strategy (e. g. key areas of technical debt, adoption of new technologies)* Critically review code and guide the team with a focus on high-quality development* If interested, there are management-related opportunities including* Formally supervise, coach, and develop a high performing team* Ensure team objectives and development plans are well-established and regularly reviewed* Play a role in shaping the direction of engineering processes on a small team that is empowered to organize and run as they see fitAll About You* Ability to provide technical leadership to junior team members through mentoring, collaborative troubleshooting, thought partnership, and code review* 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 teams\#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 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-159132

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