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MasterCard Senior Database Engineer: PostgreSQL in Dublin, Ireland

Our Purpose

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Job Title

Senior Database Engineer: PostgreSQL

Job Overview:

PostgreSQL database administrator position. A world leader in the payments space, Mastercard is a technology company focused on creating new and innovative ways to transform payments. As part of Mastercard's Global Operations team, you will be exposed to the latest technologies and expert skillsets to ensure a valuable and fulfilling career in an exciting and evolving industry.

What you will be doing:

Supporting the database infrastructure for Mastercard applications.

Owning tasks and technical decisions for numerous small/medium scale projects.

Partnering with our Sr DBAs and DBA Leadsas part of major initiatives to evolve our infrastructure.

Working in an agile culture, driven from the bottom up.

Work as part of a global On Call rotation.

Education (preferred):

Bachelor’s Degree in Information systems or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Experience:

Foundational knowledge of database architecture and Internals (PostgreSQL).

Foundational level of Database Administration experience on Linux environments.

Foundational knowledge of RDBMS installation, patching and upgrades.

Implements backups/restores. (BART, etc)

Foundational knowledge of database procedural languages and SQL.

Good trouble shooting skills.


Knowledge of alternative database platforms or NoSQL database technologies.

Some experience with replication technologies.

Experience using PEM for monitoring (optional).

Working knowledge of scripting languages, e.g. Bash,KSH, perl etc.

Experience in automation technologies, e.g. CHEF


Consistently searches for improved methods to provide customer service.

Ambitious, adaptable, agile and creative characteristics

Uses strong writing and verbal communication skills

Ability to multitask.

Displays excellent collaborative skills to facilitate cross-functional teams

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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.​

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Requisition ID: R-125453