MasterCard Senior Network Engineer in Moscow, Russia

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Senior Network Engineer


The role will report into the Director Customer Engineering, Regional Technology Support (€œRTS€) Europe, and supports the High Growth Region in Europe composed of the following countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

The RTS Customer Engineering team is responsible for the strategic planning, design and implementation of Mastercard€™s networks in support of our global markets. This includes the Mastercard Global Customer Network and the Mastercard Corporate Network.

The function requires a strong and experienced Technical Project Manager/Network Engineer to be responsible for:

Design and deliver network and communications solutions that satisfy customer, product, service and backbone requirements, according to global standards.

Managing vendor and customer communications and escalations

Support operational issues locally, if needed


Assume leadership and full accountability for ongoing projects as assigned; including responsibility for planning, time and cost control, resource utilization and implementation in support of:

New customer connectivity

Network upgrade projects

Relocation projects

Disconnect projects

Special projects (MasterCard Network infrastructure upgrade and enhancements).

Provide 2nd and 3rd level support for interruptions to IT services, communicating with internal and external parties, investigating issues, and restoring service.

Participate in special network services projects involving improvements to engineering activities, vendor support, customer support, problem resolution, and technical implementation.

Manage external and internal customers€™ escalations and resolve network communications and operation issues.

Develop detailed requirements for upgrading existing corporate and customer networks, as well as re-architecting network segments in order to facilitate new requirements, technologies and growth.

Ensure all engineering systems and tools are properly documented and managed.

Enhance value for customers through better design and operation of services. This includes departmental process or service improvements (implementing process improvements, coordinating improvements, lessons learned, process mapping).

Communicate effectively, ability to listen, share knowledge, teach and train people combined with outstanding communication and presentation skills.

All About You

Knowledge / Experience

Knowledge of Project Management methodology, vendor management, IT best practices and PCI Standards

Good knowledge of Cisco products & Network Technologies, Security and Wireless

Advanced Microsoft Office suite experience

Understanding of Network Technologies:

Cisco routers and switches, including SNMP and Routing protocols

TCP/IP, MPLS and Ethernet protocols

WAN access technologies

Cloud Solutions

Skills / Competencies

Good leadership, interpersonal, relationship-building and negotiation skills required, with a solid track record for developing internal and external relationships including superior customer focus

Strong analytical/problem solving and planning skills

Ability to work effectively under pressure and in stressful situations

Comfortable around higher management; can influence without creating undue conflict or resistance

Fluency in English and Russian is required

Working Regime

Normal working hours with potentially off hours work for implementations.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-55008