Lead Software Test Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Job Title

Lead Software Test Architect


Analyze code review reports and development quality to make sure best practices are being followed

Develops/monitors quality gating and automation strategy for a given project looking at code coverage and API vs

UI level functionality

Possesses a strong knowledge of programming, tools, architecture patterns, and BDD

Ensures Performance and Scalability for applications and platforms


Partners with technology staff and management to identify, scope and lead projects; drives quality standards to enable built-in software quality and performance

Provides strategic leadership related to specific applications and systems in the areas of budgeting, status updates, technical architecture, development practices, test and DevOps strategy, automation, and testing methodologies

Defines test plans, test cases and performance metrics to ensure quality processes throughout the QA life cycle; provides performance updates to stakeholders

Identifies and implements opportunities to improve effectiveness and time-to-market; identifies opportunities for resiliency and scalability for multiple application

Provides input into performance appraisal process for several junior employees or team members

Applies advanced technical capabilities within own discipline to coach and develop technical talent and project teams

Provides critical input to DevOps and performance environment needs and develops schedules for ongoing performance testing activities


Demonstrated thought-leadership and organizational expertise in various IT disciplines; experience relationship building across large-scale organizations

Successfully defined and implemented test team strategies and roadmaps; experience in modern test techniques and DevOps practices

Experience in web performance architecture, scripting, and testing procedures

Experience installing, configuring, and using performance testing tools and analysis tools

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...@mastercard.comand 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.

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Requisition ID: R-72438

Associated topics: automation, performance test, process, prevention, quality assurance, quality assurance analyst, quality assurance engineer, software quality assurance, software quality engineer, tester

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