MasterCard Consultant, Network Engineering 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

Consultant, Network Engineering

Responsible for design, architecture, implementation, security and support of large multi-site, multi-vendor MPLS network communication environments.

Major Accountabilities:

Manage network projects.

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

Resolve network communications and operations problems impacting customer or backbone access and performance globally and participate in telecommunications-related initiatives. Research and develop innovative solutions around unified network solutions.

Support assigned regional projects, which include responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation.

Support Vendor management.

Recommend future directions.

Coach other junior employees.

Assume role of primary technical adviser to management on emerging technologies that could impact new developments.

Support chronic complex problem resolution.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Math, or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Formal business or management training including advanced Project Management, Strategic Planning, some finance experience and related curriculum.

Ideal candidates should have one or more of the following certifications with CCNA, CCNP, CCSE, CCSA, SSCP, or CISSP certifications. Knowledge / Experience:

Eight plus years of overall IT experience in the following areas: - Networking, including LAN/WAN, Firewalls, wireless, Security and encryption technologies. Experience with TCP/IP protocol communications.

Extensive knowledge of Cisco€™s product portfolio.

Extensive knowledge of Project Management methodology and best practices.

Knowledge of Network diagnostics, BGP, SNMP, VPN, SSH, MPLS technologies.

Skills/ Abilities:

Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Self starter with demonstrated listening skills.

Limited supervision.

Periodic work direction and review.

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.€‹
Requisition ID: R-66062