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MasterCard Product Owner in Copenhagen, Denmark

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.

Job Title

Product Owner


This position is part of Product Development within Payments International. Product Development is developing next generation payment solutions within Instant, bulk payments, and proxy services in an agile development setup.

As a part of our team - the position is responsible for a range of supporting services to Instant Payments such as:

• Instant payment flows based on ISO20022

• Liquidity & Settlement

• Bulk Payments

• Third Party payment access (mobile payments),

• UI & Portal

• Simulators

• Reporting and DW

The applicant is expected to specialise in one or more of the areas dependent on qualifications and client demand.


• Own parts of the backlog – and drives all needed Product owner activities (grooming, demo, planning and retrospective etc)

• Ensuring that the backlog is refined and ready for development

• Drive a development team

• Support and give input to Roadmap visions for future development

• Perform demos and act as a Subject Matter Expert towards customers

• Become Subject Matter Expert on one of the above topics by reading relevant literature such as rulebooks and day to day literature

• Support Chief Business Architect with solution designs

• With the team deliver estimates on future deliveries and follow up on approved budget

• Approve functional testing and releases of new features with relevant stakeholder

• Become SME for specify areas of our business

• Contribute to creating our next generation of product documentation

• Travel to meet and clarify customer specific business requirements

All About You


• Experience as product owner

• Experience as business analyst

• Stakeholder management skills

• Can do presentations towards customers and (in time) act as Subject Matter Expert.

• Can turn business requirements into epics/features and user stories.

• Agile methods and the role as product owner (e.g., experience as Scrum Product Owner)

• Team player


• Experience from Payments industry

• Experience with development of transaction-based systems within the financial sector

• Experience with handling releases

• A general understanding of high-performance IT systems, security models and user authentication models

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

About Mastercard

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.

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

Requisition ID: R-149401