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MasterCard Senior Data Engineer in O'Fallon, Missouri

Our Purpose

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Job Title

Senior Data Engineer

The Senior Data Engineer will support Mastercard Data & Services products through client data ingestion, processing, and coordination. A Senior Data Engineer will:

• Coordinate with internal consultants and external clients on data ingestion needs for Mastercard D&S products such as Test & Learn and Mastercard Intelligence Center (MIC)

• Lead relationships with Mastercard Operations and Technology teams to facilitate the transfer of client data

• Process sensitive client data in a PCI-compliant manner using tools such as Oracle Exadata, UNIX shell script, Syncsort, SQL*Loader, Toad, WinSCP, and Putty

• Act as an expert resource within the team across subjects, including Mastercard’s Data Warehouse, PCI compliance, source control, data validation, and testing

• Develop repeatable and scalable code that processes client data in an automated and efficient manner to ensure data availability in the platform is as real-time as possible.

• Lead the automation capabilities of the team. Implement techniques to optimize and routinize repeatable tasks for Test & Learn data setup

• Apply outstanding communication skills, project management skills, and reliability in promptly reacting to incoming requests with an estimated timeline and any needed clarifications, and meeting expressed timelines.

• Mentor junior team members in terms of career, skillset, and team contributions

• Set an example for and foster a high-performance collaborative workplace

• Comply with and uphold all Mastercard internal policies and external regulations

Minimum job requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or other quantitative field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research). Master's degree preferred

  • Excellent English communication (oral/written) skills

  • Expertise and hands-on experience with RDBMS technologies, preferably with Microsoft SQL Server, the SSIS Stack and .Net

  • Proficiency with scripting languages (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, Korn Shell, AWK scripting, C Programing, Oracle SQL, PL/SQL)

  • Proficiency with Oracle Exadata strongly preferred

  • Proven self-motivated leader with experience working in teams spread across several geographies

  • Demonstrated excellent skills in the ability to innovate, think critically and disaggregate problems. Able to provide oversight, validation and quality control to own and team work product

  • Skilled at balancing multiple projects and differing project priorities

  • Flexible to work with global offices across several time zones

Fields of educational study:

Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research

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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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-139946