MasterCard Consultant, Project Management 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

Consultant, Project Management

Are you experienced in driving complex initiatives of strategic importance utilizing the Agile manifesto?

Care passionate about driving our organization through the Scaled Agile for Enterprises (SAFe)


Do you have a passion for process design, continuous learning, and improvement?

Are you skilled at managing relationships across the enterprise?

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) supports the assigned segment of the entire Enterprise Security Solutions family of programs to include Fraud Solutions, Dispute Initiation, Identity Solutions and Chip:

Provide oversight, coordination, and manage dependencies of the initiatives and features

within the program

Serves as the €œAgile conscience€ for the train and as such coaches leaders, teams and

Scrum Masters in Agile practices and mindsets

Aggregates team timelines, creates a roadmap and publishes for visibility and transparency

Establishes the annual calendars for Iterations, Program Increments, etc.

Assists with the Discovery, Definition and Development of Features & Technical Initiatives

Facilitates estimations and prioritization at Program level, provides guidance to the


Monitors, tracks and makes decisions on issues and risks at the program level, escalates


Tracks program execution and feature completion tracking

Facilitates PI planning readiness; Vision, backlogs and facilities and leads the actual PI

Planning event.

Monitors resourcing and provides input to address critical bottlenecks

Monitors program-level Metrics and KPI€™s to drive continuous improvement via

retrospectives, Inspect and Adapt workshops

Supports the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the

product backlog and facilitates a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and


Act as the communications conduit to executive sponsors and program board

Assess team, Develop and implement program governance along Agile and SAFe


Manages relationships with external vendors and partners involved in project delivery

Using Agile and SAFe methodologies, manage the coordination, status reporting,

financials, schedules and stability of product-oriented agile work efforts

A candidate high on energy with solid analytical skills, comfort with data/numbers, deep

sense of accountability and ownership, strong execution focus, and a collaborative

mindset, would be most likely to succeed in the role


Facilitate a full cadence of meetings to fulfill the Agile Release Train planning and operational flow:

Product Owner Sync

Facilitates Scrum of Scrums (or ART Sync)

Epic Specification Workshop (bi-weekly or as needed)

Program & Value Stream Backlog Refinement (Weekly)

Facilitates PI or Program planning events/meetings or Feature Estimation

Program Status Overview for Sr. Management or Executive Steering Committee

Program Demo

Program Retrospective

Program Kick-off

Responsible for Producing and maintaining a list of artifacts:

Program Roadmap

Program Release/Planning Calendar

Product Backlog & Prioritization (Initiatives & Features)

Program Pipeline

Program Risk Log

Program Dashboard

Program Status Reporting

Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: R-63219