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MasterCard Lead Network Engineer in Pune, India

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 Network Engineer


Network Engineering team is looking for dynamic & experienced network professional to lead efforts with solution design, implementation, security and support of large multi-site, robust multi-vendor network environments.


• Develop detailed requirements for upgrading existing corporate and MasterCard networks, as well as building network segments to facilitate new requirements, technologies, and growth.

• Participates in telecommunications-related initiatives.

• Research and develop innovative solutions around unified network solutions.

• Supports assigned Global projects, which include responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation.

• Engaging with the broader technical community to anticipate developments in innovation, often evaluating new solutions and recommending future business network requirements

• Perform audit of system logs for any alerts or failure events, including performance monitoring, and make appropriate recommendations

• Continuously review work practices and procedures to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and output with minimal risk to the business - including risk management.

• Lead a major work stream or multiple smaller work streams for a large network domain initiative, often providing technical guidance and advice to project team members

• Resolve IT systems related issues with internal departments and clients. Document and communicate courses of action as appropriate and apply key learning where possible.

• Work to meet all agreed Service Levels, recorded through logging of activity and reflected key performance indicators.

• Identify and document opportunities for improvement in applications and other technical systems used by partnering teams.

• Resolves network communications and operations problems impacting customer or backbone access and performance globally.

• Supports Vendor management.

All About You

• Overall IT experience in the following areas: - Networking, including LAN/WAN - Firewalls - wireless - Security and encryption technologies

• Experience with TCP/IP protocol communications.

• Broad/Hands on knowledge across Leading Network Vendors such as Cisco, F5, Palo Alto, Aruba, & Checkpoint.

• Broad knowledge of Project Management methodology and best practices.

• Knowledge of Network diagnostics, BGP, SNMP, VPN, SSH, MPLS and F5 load balancing technologies.

• Strong command on Datacenter Network technologies

• Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives

• Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

• Team player who can prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

• Strong verbal, written communications skills with a self-starter mentality that demonstrates exceptional listening skills (eg, Limited supervision; work may be reviewed for direction and strategy.)

• Serves as a mentor to lower-level employees and uses good judgment.

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-181456