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Platform Engineer II



Software Engineering
1410 Waterloo, Belgium
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Our Purpose

We 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 a culture of inclusion for 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.

Title and Summary

Platform Engineer II Overview
The Global Provisioning Team is providing consumers with a single point of contact to request infrastructure changes, reduce hand-offs and SLA wait time.
The Platform Engineer II drives efficiency and provides value to our internal customers and stakeholders.
The ideal candidate is highly motivated, intellectually curious, is curious on how to improve processes and possesses an entrepreneurial mindset.

In this position, you will:
• Conduct necessary capacity planning to negate wait times for network switch procurements by implementing process bulk ordering and maintaining a switch inventory for new growth, tech refresh etc.
• Integrate network access switch provisioning into the Datacenter Engineering build timeline for all environments.
• Prepare high quality documentation.
• Work efficiently in a high security environment.
• Communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization and with external partners.

All About You
• Platform engineering expertise with exposure to two or more of the following areas: LAN, Routing and Switching technologies while adhering to standard design methodologies and best practices.
• Mastery of TCP/IP protocol communications, addressing & subnetting, knowledgeable with IPV6 addressing.
• Knowledge of Cisco’s product portfolio: routers, switches.
• Knowledge of Spine leaf architecture.
• Cisco certifications such as CCNA required.
• Familiarity with scripting tools such as Python, Ansible and Automation to improve process efficiencies and remove errors due to manual inputs.
• Knowledge of Infoblox (inc. DHCP, DNS).
• Datacenter support experience including racking and cabling of IT equipment is a plus.
• Ability to follow process - Evaluate and propose process enhancements to drive efficiencies.

Corporate Security Responsibility

All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.