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MasterCard Relaunch Your Career - Systems Platform Architecture 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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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

Relaunch Your Career - Systems Platform Architecture

This position is for our Relaunch Your Career Program.

Our Relaunch Your Career program is a unique career development opportunity for professionals who want to rejoin the workforce after a career break. We know that maintaining work-life balance means that sometimes life takes a front seat. We provide a culture where you can be you and belong. Whether you have taken time off for development, to care for loved ones, or care for self, we want to offer a way back to work. You bring your experience, passion, and skills, and we provide you with support and a 4 month development journey to help you meet your professional and personal goals. The program is designed for those who have taken a career break of two years or more and interested in returning to work on a permanent basis. This year, we are welcoming applicants that have 1 year or more break due to pandemic conditions. This program is best suited for those with previous experience ideally gained in technology, financial services, and professional services organizations. We are looking for team players, collaborative, excellent relationship builders and influencers, great problem solvers to join our team.

Job Description Summary

Infrastructure Design Services is a team of Technology Architects and Engineers responsible for the analysis and design of the infrastructure framework to fit the application, platform or system needs in-line with MasterCard's operational standards and principles.

Infrastructure Design Services is engaged from the beginning of the analysis and design phase to work with the application team(s) and other critical teams within Mastercard to ensure that the completed infrastructure and application architecture aligns with MasterCard’s security, scalability and availability standards.

Infrastructure Design Services' primary deliverable is the TAD (Technical Architecture Document) which details the infrastructure design for the application, platform or system.

This job requires experience in internet fundamentals related to web servers, application servers, internet security and other internet technologies.

This job actively performs designing and delivering internet infrastructure solutions that satisfy member, product, service and backbone requirements.

Have you ever worked with Microsoft Visio to design middleware infrastructure from the ground up?

Can you interface with the user(s), application team(s), etc., and all other stakeholders in order to determine their (evolving) needs and requirements?

Can you generate the highest level of system requirements, based on the given requirements and other constraints?

Can you ensure that this set of high level requirements is consistent, complete, correct, and operationally defined?

Role

• Generating requirements, together with other architects, engineers, application team(s) and user(s), to determine that all of the high level requirements have been met.

• Generating products such as TADs, technical documents, logical flows, and models to keep the user(s), architects and the engineers constantly up to date and in agreement on the application, system or platform to be provided as it is evolving.

• Ensuring that all architectural products and products with architectural input are maintained in the most current state and never allowed to become obsolete.

• Resolve internet architectural and operational problems impacting infrastructure and product availability and performance globally.

• Research and evaluate new technology for possible deployment in MasterCard’s internet infrastructure.

• May assume lead and total accountability for ongoing regional projects as assigned; including responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation.

• Implement, manage and support internet infrastructure components while leveraging current standards and best practices.

• Perform problem diagnosis; performance tuning; capacity planning and configuration management for MasterCard internet components.

• Assure system stability and future compatibility by monitoring production execution of all relevant systems.

• Knowledge of web app architecture, Network designs, application security, middleware, three tier architecture, documentation of application flows, have a general understanding of how load balancing works, How to use DNS, basic understanding of middleware components are, how they work etc.

• Having knowldge of Infrastructure Design, SSL(One Way , Two Way SSL) , BIG IP F5's, Venafi-Digital certificates , ISAM/SiteMinder (Authentication and Authorization technologies )

Design high availability strategies and implement automation to ensure service availability.

• Performs lead role in reviewing vendor proposals and making recommendations

• Research and evaluate new technology for possible deployment in MasterCard’s internet infrastructure.

• Leads complex initiatives and projects and have accountability for ongoing regional projects as assigned; including responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation.

•Support, troubleshoot web related issues & develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices and with a high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market.

All About You

• Systematic knowledge and understanding of Datacenters , network, compute and storage , operating system principles and Web middleware .

• Thorough knowledge in one or more core functions related to internet infrastructure design with web administration background.

• Must be high-energy, proactive, detail-oriented and able to function under pressure in an independent environment.

• Must have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation and demonstrate the ability to drive results.

• Strong communication skills both verbal and written and strong relationship and collaborative skills and organizational skills with the ability to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

• Willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities is critical.

Familiarity with Azure, AWS, Open Stack and other IaaS offerings

Support, troubleshoot & develop technical solutions and alternatives to meet business requirements in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices and with a high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market

https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/careers/return-to-work.html

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.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com 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

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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.

Requisition ID: R-133566

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