Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s growth strategy, Accelerating the Arches, encompasses all aspects of our business as the leading global omni-channel restaurant brand. As the consumer landscape shifts we are using our competitive advantages to further strengthen our brand. One of our core growth strategies is to Double Down on the 3Ds (Delivery, Digital and Drive Thru). McDonald’s will accelerate technology innovation so 65M+ customers a day will experience a fast, easy experience, whether at one of our 25,000 and growing Drive Thrus, through McDelivery, dine-in or takeaway. 


McDonald’s Global Technology is here to power tomorrow’s feel-good moments.  

That’s why you’ll find us at the forefront of transformative technology, exploring new and innovative ways to serve our millions of customers and spread happiness one delicious Hot Fudge Sundae-dipped fry at a time. Using AI, robotics and emerging tech, we’re digitizing the Golden Arches. Combine that with our unparalleled global scale, and we’re reshaping all areas of the business, industry and every community that is home to a McDonald’s restaurant. We face complex tech challenges every day. But that’s where our diverse and talented teams come in. They’re made up of the best and brightest from all over the globe, and they thrive in the space where feel-good meets fast-paced.  


We’re recruiting engineers to join our Global Technology team in Mexico City as we open our McDonald’s Capability Center (MCC). Our Mexico City MCC will be a hub for technology innovation and operational support to help us build the solutions that will improve our customer, crew and employee experience each and every day. 

Check out the McDonald’s Global Technology Technical Blog to learn how technology and our global team are directly enabling the Accelerating the Arches strategy. 

Job Description:

In this strategy and transformation focused role, you will partner with our Product Management, Technical Management, and 3rd party Engineering vendors to define, coordinate, and implement the execution of the forward-looking vision of McDonald’s POS and Restaurant Technologies and the high-value transformation initiatives that will fuel our journey.


  • Contribute to all aspects of the agile development life cycle including design, development, documentation, testing and operations.
  • As a software engineer, you will play a pivotal role in crafting the definition, vision, design, road map and development of product features from beginning to end.
  • Design, implement, test, deploy and maintain innovative software solutions to transform service performance, adaptability, cost, and security.
  • Use software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all teams’ work.
  • Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most meaningful priorities.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent years of experience.
  • 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience.
  • Extensive programming experience with C or C++, C#, and .NET technologies.
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 1+ years of demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment to ensure a high standard of quality, operational excellence, and using best practices.
  • Solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm analysis).
  • Contribute to all aspects of the agile development life cycle including design, development, documentation, testing and operations, and take a feature from scoping to delivery.
  • Solution-oriented attitude and ability to solve tough problems in a collaborative, cross-functional, and fast-paced environment.
  • Uncompromising attention to detail and drive to continuously improve the product and provide a great customer experience.

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience successfully developing and evolving core products with a monolithic architecture.
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML, and UI development frameworks.
  • Experience with relational databases.
  • Experience with microservices and cloud technologies.

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