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Mastercard Incorporated Senior Network Engineer R-118444 in Kansas City, Missouri

Our PurposeWe 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 aculture of inclusionfor 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 TitleSenior Network EngineerOverview:Supports and provides input into the design, architecture, implementation, security and support of large multi-site, multi-vendor Data Center environmentsMajor Accountabilities:Manage Data Center infrastructure to ensure security, availability, recoverability, performance, integrity, and supportabilityManage and implement Data Center projects and initiativesDevelop detailed requirements for upgrading existing Data Center infrastructure, as well as planning in order to support new requirements, technologies and growthResearch and develop innovative Data Center infrastructure solutionsSupports assigned regional projects, which include responsibility for planning; time and cost control; resource utilization and implementation Monitors Data Center infrastructure to maximize performance, escalating issues as they arise Plans and maintains production and pre-production hardware environments by Engineering and implementing Installs, Moves, Adds and Changes (IMAC) using the approved Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Change Management tools Gains exposure to the latest developments in technology as a basis for evaluations and recommendations that support business requirements Evaluates and recommends improvements to enhance processes and improve the security and resilience of operational environments for hosted production and pre-production systems Resolves standard hardware and connectivity problems as they arise, escalating any issues where analysis of the situation requires evaluation and judgementEducation:Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experienceKnowledge / Experience:Installing and maintaining Data Center hardware including switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, storage and servers (both blade and rack mount)Experience with circuit support and troubleshootingKnowledge of Mainframe environment and connectivity a plusConfiguring Management interfaces (iDRAC, iLO, CIMC) and supporting infrastructure with the ability to troubleshoot connectivity issuesConfiguring Network ports and troubleshooting connectivity issues. Scripting is a plusExperience with Data Center Infrastructure Management toolsExperience with Project Management methodology and best practicesSkills/ Abilities:Strong verbal and written communications skillsSelf-starter with demonstrated listening skills and the ability to work effectively as a team memberAbility to employ network diagnostics technologies to troubleshoot connectivity issuesServes as a mentor to lower level employees and lead others and use good judgment.Limited supervision; work may be reviewed for direction and strategy.Work Conditions:Supports a 7 by 24 Global NetworkMay require occasional travelDue to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. Weve 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 were all in this together.