MasterCard Sr. Consultant, Big Data in O'Fallon, Missouri

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

Sr. Consultant, Big Data


The Applications Development Team is a dedicated collection of self-organizing, interdependent, co-located individuals representing different functional roles with all the necessary skills to turn Product Backlog items into a potentially shippable increment within the Sprint / Iteration.

Team members may be developers, UI designers, testers, analysts, Big data Engineers & architects. The team is cross-functional, which means that between all its members they possess sufficient skills to do the work. There is no dictated leadership hierarchy within the team members.

Suitable for a highly skilled Big Data Lead Consultant with Agile/Scrum experience to work with a team of very experienced developers on some enterprise global application projects

Responsible for the creation of a software product as per the definition in the product backlog

Do you have what it takes to provide technical leadership for a Scrum team, including coaching and mentoring?

Have you got the skills to be recognised as a Big Data Lead Engineer in a Scrum team?


Essential responsibilities of the position:

Develop highly scalable and extensible Big data platform solutions enabling collection, Storage, modeling, analysis and processing of large datasets

Extensive knowledge and understanding of Big data eco system including Spark, Hadoop, Nosql Databases, kafka and Map reduce

Provide Solution Architecture for complex issues and large datasets

Experience with Ingestion and storage patterns, best practices and available technologies and limitations

Continuously evaluate new technologies and apply industry standards to enable rapid deployment

Multi-year hands on experience with programming languages like Java, Scala, Flume, Pig, Hive, HDFS, Sql

Understanding of App servers, web servers, load balancers, RDBMS and legacy technologies

Understand and extensive experience with Operationalizing Big Data stack

Application of product development best practices as per industry standards

Undertake regular \"brown bag\" presentations

All About You

You must have proven experience working on large Application Development projects under an Agile/Scrum methodology

Provide accurate estimates for sizing User Stories.

Plan and manage workload to ensure that the agreed outputs are delivered within the agreed time-frames, service level agreements, budgets and quality levels,

High quality design, development and peer reviews

Provide regular recommendations on improvements (both technical and budget)

Provides solutions that add commercial value to MasterCard products.


Can do attitude

Work closely with Architects and Scrum Master to ensure team attains continuous improvement

Ability to follow and teach best practice that would add commercial value to MasterCard products.

Be professional at all times and demonstrates the ability to be objective about a situation.

Have the ability to provide constructive criticism in an inoffensive manner and be willing to help the team achieve the sprint goal.

Excellent communication skills.

Environment knowledge



o*NoSQL databases

o*Map Reduce









oRally / ALM

oCloud Technology



* Mandatory

Minimum qualifications

BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

Relevant internship or work experience, including development and/or test automation experience.

Atleast 3-5 years of experience with complex Big Data Implementations

Preferred qualifications

Master's or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-40557