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Company: Mastercard
Location: New York, NY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


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.

Title and Summary

Senior Engineer Platform Engineering-Load Balancing • Job Description Summary

Responsible for the entire life cycle of the load balancing platform, including the Analysis, Design, Patching, and Building of all load balancer configurations at MasterCard. As part of the Load Balancer Engineering Team Engineers are engaged in the project lifecycle to ensure the engineering standards meets the sizing and performance requirements of each application. The primary responsibility of a Load Balancer Engineer is ensuring infrastructure and security engineering principles adhere to MasterCard standards, processes, availability requirements, and best practices. Requires a deep understanding of load balancer hardware, networking, security and tools used to monitor, test and evaluate those technologies. This is a “hands on” role that develops, builds and implements load balancer designs in all environments. A key responsibility of an Engineer is to provide training to Operations staff to educate and better position these teams for support of complex environments. Collaborate with Business Operations and Infrastructure Design teams to engineer complex network solutions encompassing end-to-end application architecture that scale for strategic growth.

Position requires a Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or related, and 5 years of experience in the job offered, or as Platform Engineer or related. Qualifying experience must include:


- Experience with TCP/IP protocol communication.
- Linux Kernel command for troubleshooting purposes and network trouble diagnostics
- Interact with the development and project teams to transform business and technical requirements into load balancer architecture design.
- Create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market.
- Contribute to the overall strategy and manage complex issues within functional area of expertise.
- Develop and maintain automation around build and deployment of load balancer instances and configurations.
- Expert at Internet architecture and project delivery
- Expert at load balancers and web application firewalls
- Experience with AGILE/SCRUM project management methodologies
- Network Connectivity – IPv4, IPv6, port assignment
- Familiar with version control systems like GIT or SVN
- Experience delivering agile projects utilizing end to end CI/CD pipelines
- Expert at SSL and digital certificates
- Expert with load balancing HTTP/HTTPS
- Implement enterprise Internet connectivity
- Network diagnostics, BGP, SNMP, SSH technologies
- Project management methodology
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Self Starter with demonstrated listening skills

- Business Acumen (Intermediate)
- Commercial Focus (Intermediate)
- Computer and Platform (Intermediate)
- Future Focus (Intermediate)
- Global Perspective (Intermediate)
- Infrastructure (Intermediate)
- Innovation and Thought Leadership (Intermediate)
- IT Business Process (Intermediate)
- IT Security (Intermediate)
- People Leadership (Intermediate)
- Personal Influence (Intermediate)
- Project Management (Intermediate)
- Technical Documentation (Intermediate) 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.

In line with Mastercard's total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

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