Lead Architect Edge Processing
Provide technical leadership to develop the overall technology strategy and roadmap for the edge processing capabilities of Mastercard’s distributed payments network. Provide analysis of the current state technology solutions. Provide thought leadership and drive cross functional collaboration to design the future state. Assess technologies and approach, develop solution concepts, proposals, and designs, and set direction. Work closely with infrastructure strategy teams and business partners. Provide leadership and drive initiatives with vendors, consultants, and colleagues. Coordinate with project teams to ensure near term initiatives are in line with the strategy.
-Determine architectural requirements for edge processing, including aspects such as networking, security, communications, data management, event management, message routing, distributed business logic, operations, and runtime form factors.
-Provide overall technical leadership to architecture, infrastructure and software engineering colleagues to research, select, integrate, and develop technologies to be incorporated into the edge processing platform.
-Create and manage the technology strategy and roadmap for the edge processing platform in alignment with product and enterprise technology roadmaps.
-Successfully lead complex assignments with broad scope and long-term business implications. Create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering.
Knowledge / Experience:
-Experience in architecting and delivering high performance and highly secure distributed network applications
-Advanced knowledge of a range of application integration patterns in high volume mission critical distributed applications, including low level sockets, queues, event streams and web services
-Advanced knowledge in virtualization, cloud technologies, software define infrastructure, open source frameworks and security
-Advanced knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies, especially cloud based micro service architecture
-Demonstrate MC Core Competencies.
-Broad technical experience across different hardware platforms, operating systems, programming languages, application architectures and associated development and operations tools.
-Domain experience in financial services, especially payments, a strong plus.
-Ability to be high-energy, strategic, self-directed, proactive and able to function under pressure in an independent environment along with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.
-Strong communication skills -- both verbal and written – and strong relationship, collaboration skills and organizational skills.
-Ability to quickly learn and assess newtechnologies, frameworks and tools and support multiple concurrent activities and to interface with external /internal resources, working as a member of a matrix based diverse and geographically