Sr. Consultant, Cloud Service Architect

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, Cloud Service Architect

Overview
In this position, you will be responsible architecting and developing new all-cloud IT Systems for Business to Business Payments. You will analyze and architect the cloud Infrastructure, analyze and architect the cloud application, and oversee the implementation all software (application and infrastructure). Some key tasks will include:
•Assess technologies approach and develop solution concepts, proposals, and designs
•Coordinate with project teams to ensure near term initiatives are in line with the strategy
•Work closely with infrastructure strategy teams and business partners
•Provide leadership and drive initiatives with vendors, consultants, and colleagues

B2B is a strategic growth area for Mastercard and this role will offer broad exposure and high visibility across the organization.
Ideal candidates will answer yes to all of the following questions:
•Have you architected and built global, cloud based enterprise solutions for scalability & resiliency?
•Are you passionate about exploring industry standards and critically evaluating their strengths and weaknesses?
•Are you passionate about building technology to deliver quality solutions providing superior customer experience?
•Do you enjoy scouting for talent and passionate about professional growth of team members?
•Are you motivated to be a part of driving a world beyond cash?

Role
•Successfully lead complex assignments with broad scope and long-term business implications
•Facilitate the formulation of solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market
•Liaison with Cloud Management Office to ensure B2B systems are in line with cloud standards
•Collaborate with business and technical partners to identify and scope the opportunities, outline potential value, identify risks, benefits and constraints
•Contribute to the overall strategy and manage complex issues within functional area of expertise or assigned scope
•Develop overall strategic technical plan and create architecture proposals based on identified solution gaps
•Lead planning, design and implementation of technical solutions
•Create solution definition and solution architecture
•Make presentations to the Management, Business Owners and other Stakeholders
•Partner with Program and Project Managers to create detailed cost and time estimates for implementing business solutions, define technical scope and requirements of the project and assist project manager with managing scope during the lifecycle of the project

All About You
•Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or like-type discipline
•Expert level expertise in Azure PaaS offerings and Azure infrastructure design (release pipelines, ARM templates, and directory architecture)
•Familiarity with Pivotal Cloud Foundry
•Experience in PowerShell scripting, C#, and .net programming
•Proven track record for designing and delivering global, enterprise solutions with scale and resiliency
•Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to effectively communicate abstract concepts in verbal, written, and visual forms
•Ability to translate technical information into business language and concepts
•Ability to effectively collaborate in a geographically distributed environment across a large organization using multiple agile teams
•Functional understanding (or ability to learn very quickly) of Procure to Pay models, ERP systems, bank to bank payments etc.
•Broad domain experience in financial services, especially payments including knowledge of authorization, clearing and settlement processes
•Knowledge of EFT, ACH, card payments, and faster payments is a nice to have

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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