Consultant, Software Engineering - Chef and Salt Administration

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

Consultant, Software Engineering - Chef and Salt Administration

The Cloud Integration team envisions a Mastercard where a community of passionate engineers use configuration management and a DevOps mindset to automate safely, deliver quickly, and consistently push our capabilities forward.

We provide consulting and guidance to the application support and development teams to speed their adoption of system delivery automation.

We are subject matter experts who collaborate on selection, governance, and implementation of automation toolsets.

Engage with teams to identify needs and accelerate automation adoption.
Drive efforts to enable new automation capabilities such as data center fail-overs and full stack configuration management.
Administer and enhance our command execution Salt Stack eco-system
Administer and enhance our configuration management Chef eco-system
Develop Chef Cookbooks to model infrastructure configuration.
Evangelize DevOps best practices by contributing to documentation, developing screen casts and actively participating in discussions on supported communication channels.
Curate DevOps training opportunities across teams.

All About You
Hands on experience in administering Chef and Salt
Moderate to extensive hands-on administrative experience with Linux systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Oracle Linux or Debian and/or their derivatives.
Advanced configuration management framework experience using Chef.
Practical use of distributed version control systems such as Git.
Experiencing in configuring middleware and RDBMS software including JBoss, Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, WebSphere MQ, Oracle, and/or PostgreSQL.
Applied experience with web-based deployments including TLS and certificates, load balancing and horizontal scaling.

Self-starter who works with little direction, constantly seeks and advances new ways of doing things, keeps abreast of relevant technologies and trends, maintains positive attitude and preservers through difficult situations.

Must have an automation mindset: Appreciates the value of automation versus repeated, manual activities

Appreciates the value of applying collaborative software development best practices and tools to the automation of infrastructure deployment and management processes.

Strong communication skills €" both verbal and written €"with strong relationship building, collaborative skills and organizational skills.

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.​

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