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MasterCard Lead Software Engineer in O'Fallon, Missouri

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion ( for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Lead Software Engineer


Mastercard is looking for a lead cloud engineer that is experienced in leading and engineering an internal cloud using open source solutions. This person should be well versed in full-stack Kubernetes engineering and have hands on experience building these solutions. This engineer will be responsible for leading hardened Kubernetes solutions in Mastercard and implementing internal cloud POCs.

Work you'll do:

• Act as a trusted leader on internal strategic initiatives by implementing objective, practical and relevant solutions while also building organizational partnerships and networks to ensure comprehensive solutions are developed with input from appropriate resources.

• The cloud engineer will lead the implementation standards for supported hosting platforms.

• Implement hosting requirements and lead infrastructure build plans.

• Create topology diagrams for applications and cloud platforms.

• Lead innovative solutions meeting current and future business requirements.

• Implement, document, publish and governance of cloud platform hosting standards.

• Will work in the evaluation of new cloud technologies and platforms

• Evaluate, recommend, and implement process improvements, methodologies, and/or strategies based on organization goals and business needs.

• Lead implementation and integration strategies. Develop and recommend design solutions.

• Will lead in the development of cloud driven hosting models leveraging private & hybrid clouds, evaluation, implementation IaaS and PaaS solutions to help deliver infrastructure at the pace of development needs

• Knowledge of cloud, container, and micro services architectures.

• Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion.

Desired Skills:

• Experience with Kubernetes platform technologies.

• Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization.

• Excellent influencing and reasoning skills; good at conflict resolution and consensus building.

• Proficient in developing enterprise solutions.

• Experience in IaaS and PaaS implementations covering monitoring, configuration management, and orchestration.

• Knowledge of web concepts, infrastructure technologies and tools.

• Demonstrated experience working on projects that span multiple IT functions where analysis of systems or data requires an in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards.

• Experience working across a matrixed environment

• Firewalls/Security Groups

• DNS Routing

• VM Configuration (vSphere, ESXi)

• Security Administration

• Auto-Scaling, Containerization, Application Load balancers, etc.

• Cost Management on Cloud infrastructure

• Serverless architectures

• Cloud storage management

• Infrastructure as code (Terraform)

• Logging, Monitoring, Alerting, Tracing sizing and tuning


• Bachelor's degree required

• Cloud Architect experience

• hands on Cloud Engineering experience

• Must have experience with on-premise cloud architecture, development, and engineering

• Opensource contributor

• CKA, CKAD, CKS certified

In the US, 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Everyone wants easier ways to pay;

we invent them.

Checkout lines are slow;

we speed them along.

Merchants want more sales;

we give them data and insights.

People need financial access;

we connect them.

Corporate purchasing is complicated;

we make it simple.

Commuters are busy;

we speed them on their way.

Governments need greater efficiencies;

we help create them.

Small businesses are virtual;

we give them access to a world of buyers.

Retailers want to fight fraud;

we provide the tools.

Requisition ID: R-186333