Junior/Mid Level Database Administrator

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

Junior/Mid Level Database Administrator

Job Overview:
A junior to mid level database administrator position. A world leader in the payments space, Mastercard is a technology company focused on creating new and innovative ways to transform payments. As part of Mastercard's Global Operations team, you will be exposed to the latest technologies and expert skillsets to ensure a valuable and fulfilling career in an exciting and evolving industry.

What you will be doing:
Supporting the database infrastructure for Mastercard's most critical applications.
Owning tasks and technical decisions for numerous small/medium scale projects.
Partnering with our Sr DBAs and DBA consultants as part of major initiatives to evolve our infrastructure.
Working in an agile culture, driven from the bottom up.
Work as part of a global On Call rotation.

Education (preferred):
Bachelor's Degree in Information systems or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Experience:
Foundational knowledge of database architecture and Internals (Oracle or Postgres).
Foundational level of Database Administration experience on Linux environments. (Oracle 11g/12c or Postgres 9+)
Foundational knowledge of RDBMS installation, patching and upgrades. (Oracle or Postgres)
Implements backups/restores. (RMAN, BART, etc)
Foundational knowledge of database procedural languages and SQL.
Good trouble shooting skills.

Preferable
Knowledge of alternative database platforms or NoSQL database technologies.
Some experience with replication technologies such as Data Guard or GoldenGate (optional).
Experience using OEM or PEM for monitoring (optional).
OCA or equivalent (optional).
Working knowledge of scripting languages, e.g. Bash,KSH, perl etc.

Skills/Abilities:
Consistently searches for improved methods to provide customer service.
Ambitious, adaptable, agile and creative characteristics
Uses strong writing and verbal communication skills
Ability to multitask.
Displays excellent collaborative skills to facilitate cross-functional teams

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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