Business Rule Author - Lead Software Engineer




O'Fallon, MO

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    Position summary

    a Lead Software Engineer to drive forth our mission of building robust IBM ODM Rule solutions that provide transaction level decisioning, alerting and notifications. Business Rules embed intelligence into the transactional cycle by leveraging scoring models, cohesive rule strategies and behavioral data, and when combined with our agile rule development & deployment capabilities, results in a competitive advantage for all stakeholders, in the entire payment ecosystem.


    • Provide technical leadership, strategize AI model business logic, design and product requirement elaboration expertise, which includes mission critical, high volume transaction processing systems.
    • Freehold proposed business requirements and merge into technical and business engineering solutions.
    • Own all aspects of communication as model development cycle unfolds; develop reports and authoritive responses pertaining to your products & technical solutions.
    • Drive efforts in a collaborative space with multiple technical departments to engineer offline solutions into an online system
    • Ownership, creation and maintenance of all model documentation, and relevant playbook, solutioning and technical process pages.
    • Deliver planning and roadmapping on milestone tasks for all elements of project delivery from design, resources, implementation and monitoring.
    • Lead junior team members on delivery lifecyle of model implementation, including intergration of operational hand off between internal and external project delivery teams.
    • Understand the current state of emerging AI platforms, technology and platforms, with a focus on applying these technologies rather than developing them from scratch
    • Deep understanding of troubleshooting techniques across a broad range of problems/domains

    All About You

    The ideal candidate for this position should:
    • Have a bachelor's degree in data science, Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent work experience.
    • 3 years' experience working with AI Product development.
    • Have current experience in delivering technical solutions and capabilities to meet business and product strategies, including a focused relationship with technical and business providers. Financial Services or Payments experience a plus.
    • Direct experience with the development of custom software applications and services across a variety of technology selections and frameworks.
    • Experience with software engineering concepts and methodologies, including agile lifecycles, testing automation, and behavior-driven development.
    • Strong background in object-oriented architecture, design, and development. Direct Java experience preferred. Experience with multiple OO languages and SQL a plus.
    • High-energy and detail-oriented, with the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results; good at organizing and planning for several concurrent initiatives with conflicting needs.
    • Be familiar with emergent AI technologies and trends
    • Strong sense of curiosity, analytical problem solving and is passionate about the customer experience journey
    • Flexible work style with the ability to quickly pivot to new priorities
    • Refining product requirements to fit appropriate capabilities.
    • AI integration with software security products,
    • Product development experience
    • End to end experience of project delivery.
    • Hands-on experience leveraging AI solutions to solve business challenges.
    • Deep understanding of AI tools and platforms

    Mastercard is an inclusive equal 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. In the US or Canada, if you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process or during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] 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.

    In line with Mastercard's total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

    Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.