MasterCard Sr. Consultant Information Security Architecture & Engineering in St. Louis, Missouri

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world€™s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Sr. Consultant Information Security Architecture & Engineering


MasterCard is seeking candidates to join our Security Architecture & Engineering team in St. Louis.

MasterCard is developing the next generation of products and services to enable consumers to securely, efficiently, and intelligently conduct transactions regardless of channel.

Can you demonstrate a good working level of knowledge in the digital commerce and information security disciplines?

Can you provide thought leadership to discussions concerning network and platform security?

Can you proactively identify risks that impact MasterCard or our industry?

Responsible for design and implementation of security requirements, standards, and architecture review for the security aspects of projects

Allocates time and resources; works effectively with other departments; analyzes business and functional requirements; determines security impact and designs security solution with assistance from security engineers.

Employs and maintains new security technologies designed to offset current and anticipated security risks.

Represent department as a topical expert.

Develops standards and procedures for incorporation into department/corporate policies and operating guidelines.

Multiple Vendor management capability

Extensive knowledge of information security principles, theories and concepts, plus advanced knowledge of current systems, networks, or specialized security technologies.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to build efficient internal relations and communicate extensively with key internal stakeholders

Ability to lead and engage senior technical individual contributors

Ability to provide functional and directional guidance to staff and recommend policy or strategic direction changes to management

Customer facing experience and ability to drive consistent and repeatable results

Pro-active reporting of accomplishments and issues (e.g. anticipating delays)

Autonomous and ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of management

Capacity to deduce the essential aspects for getting started and formulate them in a concise way for decision-makers

Assist with Proof of Concept evaluations including vendor selection, test case definitions and scoring criteria metrics based on industry standard criteria

Network security design

Good understand of firewalls, threat prevention and detection and application security principles

Good understanding of conceptual and applied cryptography and Public Key Infrastructures (PKI)

Good understanding of user authentication and authorization principles

Assist in defining methods/processes for controlling PKI implementations at the enterprise level

Good understanding of Hardware Security Module (HSM) methodologies and integrations

Provide consultation in legal, technical and regulatory areas that affect information security

Education and experience requirements:

Undergraduate degree, preferably in computer science

Experience or equivalent background in information security disciplines

Professional experience in writing technical and security requirements, in defining configuration parameters, in writing installation and operation procedures and in documenting issues and associated resolution plan

CISSP or other relevant professional certifications

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-61659