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Systems Platform Engineer II

Company: MasterCard
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

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 Systems Platform Engineer II Overview

Data and Services is a key differentiator for Mastercard, providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include payments-focused consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, business Test & Learn experimentation, and data-driven information and risk management services.

The Distributed Platforms team supports this mission and is responsible for the deployment, configuration, maintenance, backup and support of multiple on-premise and cloud hosted data centers. In this role, you will help lead key business projects, adapting and architecting our infrastructure to support on-premise deployments of our product. Our engineers and architects have the opportunity to build a long-term and exciting career in a dynamic technology oriented and rapidly growing organization.


Installing, administering, and monitoring physical and virtual infrastructure in both local and remote geographies
Automating commonly performed tasks, using scripting and query languages such as Bash, Powershell and SQL
Work with internal engineering and client services teams to provision, provide access, and troubleshoot various testing and production resources
Supporting virtualization platforms such as VMWare
Documenting commonly encountered issues and creating documentation on newly implemented systems on various Atlassian products
Participate in on call rotations, responding to afterhours incidents in a timely manner

About You

Strong desire to automate common tasks
Ability to design solutions to complex problems independently and in a team setting
Strong experience with OS-level system administration (either Microsoft Windows Server or Linux)
Familiarity with monitoring technologies such as Splunk, Azure Log Analytics or PRTG
Ability to juggle competing tasks and prioritize
Proven ability to communicate with team members effectively
Strong analytical, and problem-solving skills
Understanding of working in an agile team environment

Desired Skills & Experience
Knowledge of managing scalable and high-performance software applications and systems

The Ideal Candidate
Experience with managing Linux systems such as RHEL or Ubuntu
Understanding of system deployment and configuration management using Ansible, Terraform, Chef or SCCM 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.

Keywords: MasterCard, Arlington , Systems Platform Engineer II, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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