Job Description :
W2 Role : Dev Ops Engineer
Location : St. Louis, MO
Duration : 2 year
Visa : NO H1B/CPT
Need independent Candidate

Manager Notes:
Describe your team (Purpose/Culture/Size)
Data Protection Services develops and maintains solutions that protect data and provide secure access to Mastercard’s networks and systems. Data Protection Services also provides secure key management to enable secure and trusted processing of transactions, including tokenized and EMV chip payments.
The Data Protection Services team develops and supports shared security services to be leveraged across Enterprise by consuming application teams. This team owns several cryptography and key management and code signing services.
The Dev Ops Engineer will partner with business owners and technology teams to ensure that processes and procedures are highly automated, efficient, and fault tolerant.
The Dev Ops Engineer provide application support to the platforms within Data Protections Services
The Dev Ops Engineer will partner with developers to provide automated deployments and process improvements.
The Dev Ops Engineer will partner with operations to provide change management, incident management, implementation instructions, support transition, and rotating on-call escalation support for infrastructure and integration support issues
Size: 14 (6 positions DevOps) – (divided into 3 groups (QA, Platform Services, DevOps)

Describe the position
What will a typical work day look like for this contractor?
Participation in our daily stand-up meetings
Participation in project meetings: meet with development, Quality Assurance, with Platform Services team
Participate in Deployments
Support of our applications (KMC10 – K2 – ECR – CaaS – MCW – DIM/DAR – CodeSigning – ECMS – EMV/NEPP)
Automation of our deployments

What are your top 3 required technical skills?
Technical Skills Needed:
Advanced knowledge of Unix Servers and Administration, primarily RHEL
Advanced knowledge of Windows systems
Advanced knowledge of one or more scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, Bash
Intermediate knowledge of automation tools such as Chef or Jenkins
Intermediate knowledge of software development and testing.
Familiarity with an issue tracking system such as Rally or Jira
Familiarity with an ITIL Change / Incident tracking system such as IBM Maximo
Knowledge about cryptography and/or PKI is a plus (DES, DES3, SHA, MAC, ECC, RSA, certificates, …)
(User) Knowledge about HSM security devices (nCipher, Thales) is a plus

What soft skills would you like to see in a candidate?
Ability to quickly learn technical product knowledge, especially security-related concepts
Experience working with or on an enterprise service provider application team
easily integrates within a global team
Understanding of the product development lifecycle
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey messages at different levels – detailed and high-level management
Ability to effectively drive resolution of issues and roadblocks
Highly motivated and proactive to ensure the success of the team and product
High degree of ownership to deliver expected objectives
Able to multitask and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects and objectives
Strong skills in troubleshooting and process improvement - Attention to (technical) details

Client : Master Card