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Company: Mastercard
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


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 Performance Test EngineerWe have an exciting opportunity for a senior non-functional test engineer within the Instant Payment Platform team at Vocalink/ Mastercard who loves working with JMeter and other tools, to validate the quality of our releases.


The Quality Engineer will ensure the quality throughout the entire software development lifecycle, developing Non-Functional Test Plans to support the following Non-Functional test activities: -

Baseline Performance Tests

Volume and Performance Testing (Load Testing, Stress Testing, Capacity Planning & Soak Testing)

Reliability and Availability Testing of a release (Failover, backup, and recovery & Disaster Recovery)
Writing NFT including performance and security tests from scratch

Use JMeter and other tools to performance test Non-functional behaviors

Acquire DevOps knowledge to support continuous delivery

All About You

Good knowledge of load generation test tools, particularly of JMeter and Loadrunner with experience up to using Java API

Co-ordinate Non-Functional test activities including across multiple internal and external teams

Must be detail focused. Must have detailed knowledge of Non-Functional Testing and Team leading abilities.

Sound understanding of all technical aspects of testing.

Driven to get the job done, with a willingness to work out of hours at short notice. Ability to work around setbacks and blocks to achieve the solution

Excellent planning and organisational skills.

Flexibility to take on new projects, ways of working.

Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to find solutions to issues, work around conflicting priorities (different test phases/projects all with different priorities) with a view to commercial reality.

Knowledge of and experience in reliability and availability test planning and execution.

Experience of Oracle and SQL Scripting

Good working knowledge of WebLogic/WebSphere or any enterprise level application servers

Good working knowledge of networking between multi-sites

Experience of testing high volume transaction processing systems.

Good working knowledge of Enterprise Systems Management products.

Good experience in DevOps and Agile methodologies

Experience of planning and executing Non-Functional tests

Experience in defining testable Non-Functional Test Scripts

Experience in understanding different application architectures to find potential performance bottlenecks or security vulnerabilities

Ability to recommend design changes to improve performance of the application

Experience of Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment

Assess, select, and adopt key NFT tools and frameworks to drive automation at all levels

Automate NFT (Non-Functional Testing) tests through selection of pragmatic technologies and frameworks

You will have experience with:

Working within Agile and Waterfall software development environments across-site located teams and 3rd party suppliers

Experience in complex distributed enterprise applications using JDK (Java Development Kit) 8 or later.

Experience using various test frameworks such as Junit, Mockito, Cucumber etc

Experience in the use of JMeter

Experience using various messages serialisation formats such as JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), XML.

Building relationships with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation and be able to technically support a collaborative interaction within the development teams.

DevOps experience and demonstrable experience working with Jenkins, TeamCity or similar.

Experience using various messaging technologies such as IBM-MQ, Kafka, RabbitMQ

Experience with web-based technologies such as REST (Representational State Transfer), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) and Web-Sockets

Working experience with Databases such as RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) and NoSQL

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

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 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.

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