MasterCard Senior Engineer, Database Engineering in Dublin, Ireland

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

Senior Engineer, Database Engineering

Senior Database Engineer to Architect/design and support production systems

Job Overview:

Provide RDMS support for MasterCard Application databases. Guides and provides direction for MasterCard€™s use of best practices and application database solutions. Reviews new tools and products that assist Mastercard in providing database support and services.

Major Accountabilities:

Forward thinking infrastructure automation and scripting skills.

Leads in managing client€™s expectations and communicates proactively.

Provide DBA oversight and provides input on direction for department strategy.

Provides leadership by mentoring junior DBAs and by leading/owning internal projects and initiatives.

Education (preferred):

Bachelor€™s Degree in Information systems or equivalent experience.

Knowledge/Experience (required):

Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Oracle internals.

Intermediate/Advance knowledge of Oracle physical database tuning.

Intermediate/Advance knowledge of SQL tuning background.

Intermediate of backup/recovery using RMAN.

Working knowledge of Oracle replication implementation (Golden Gate/DataGuard).

Working knowledge of Oracle RAC, Cluster Resource software and Oracle 12C features.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Be able to work with team members located in multiple geographies and time zones.

Understanding of logical and physical data models.

Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of Operations role in supporting business processes.

Demonstrates a strong ability to participate/facilitate cross functional teams for estimating, application designs, and implementation strategies.


Working PL/SQL coding.

Intermediate/Advance implementation knowledge of partitioning.

Exadata administration

Experience with automated release frameworks (Flyway, Chef, etc)


Uses strong writing and verbal communication skills to build awareness and to proactively promote DBA€™s position in support of sound database structures, data governance and other Corporate strategies.

Ability to multitask

Displays excellent collaborative skills to facilitate cross-functional teams.

Consistently searches for improved methods to provide customer service.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-59713