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Company: Mastercard
Location: Rickmansworth, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
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. 

Job Title

Lead DevOps EngineerLead DevOps Engineer
Introduction to Mastercard: Example Below
Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses worldwide and enable them to use secure and convenient electronic forms of payment. Mastercard is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and bringing insight into the payments process to make commerce faster, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a critical link among financial institutions and millions of businesses, cardholders and merchants worldwide, MasterCard provides services in more than 210 countries and territories.

Real Time Payments
Mastercard technologies leverage years of experience by our acquired company VocaLink which built and runs the engine which powers the UK's real-time payments, settlements and direct debit systems. We process over 90 percent of salaries, more than 70 percent of household bills and almost all state benefits in the UK! We are leveraging all that deep experience and knowledge to build real time payment services and systems for our worldwide customer base. Essentially, we are building critical national infrastructure and you are part of the team.
Do you want….

Do you want to be a part of a collaborative environment?
Do you want to join a global team with a passion for learning and improvement?
Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?
Are you motivated to join an industry transitioning to a world of cloud technologies and leading edge?
Your part…

You will be a member of a multi-discipline cross-functional agile teams as well as part of a central dev-ops practise.
Working within the DevOps Guild to ensure consistency of approach and knowledge share across products
Enabling product teams to move fast into production
Integrating network, infrastructure and operations concepts to deliver our products
Writing exemplary, well tested code as and when necessary

You are a DevOps expert skilled in the cultural and technical principles & practices of the DevOps movement with experience of implementing DevOps approach and associated tools within an organisation. You have a desire to continually improve your own skills and the ability to transfer those skills to others and, of course, you love seeing your software in production.
Your Duties…

Enable product teams through implementation of deployment pipelines and deployment strategy from dev to production in a cloud based environment, on premise and hybrid
Leads and manages complex initiatives and projects; defines workflows and timeframes to support specifications and guidelines
Applies deep knowledge of companies operations and automation best practices to identify potential risks and provide strategy and implementation solutions; Leads and performs intelligent automation procedures and is aware what tools to use in order to ensure accuracy and completeness around resolving issues and communicating implications
Applies deep understanding of DevOps best practices to assess areas of improvement and identify best tools for implementing better scaling, self-service, virtualization, and integration
Provides input into design of automation for full infrastructure deployment; manages review of and tests for compatibility and integration processes needed to connect with other devices
Develops and implements maintenance plans to address technical issues; seeks opportunities for improvement and efficiency
Applies technical capabilities within own discipline to coach and develop junior employees.

Who would suit this position:
(Technologies mentioned are only examples)
Ability to solve complex problems.
Strong desire to build a culture of continuous improvement and to drive autonomous engineering teams.
Mastery of the diverse tool kit from source management (GIT), operating systems (Linux), complete build pipeline (Jenkins, Maven, Artifactory), deployment (Ansible, Chef).
Deep understanding and practical expertise on infrastructure as code using Docker with orchestration such as Kuberenetes and Ansible.
Strong working knowledge of building and managing environments in AWS/Azure as well as deploying complex high available real time systems into those environments.
Understands the limitations of the various technologies and is tool agnostic.
Being able to work in a fast paced and challenging environment with being part of virtual teams with colleagues around the globe.

This opportunity is ideal for somebody who enjoys success, has a passion for testing, development and design. The individual must have a great attitude and be looking to make a difference and continually upgrade their skills with changing technologies.

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 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.

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