MasterCard Director, Data Scientist – Artificial Intelligence AI Express in O'Fallon, Missouri

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

Director, Data Scientist €“ Artificial Intelligence AI Express


AI Express is a recently announced service from Mastercard which helps companies swiftly adopt AI. AI Express is a structured quick engagement where Mastercard develops a working AI model for the customer on an emergent problem the customer has identified, and provides the deployment know-how to implement the solution. During AI Express, Mastercard leverages the award-winning Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies of Brighterion, a company we recently acquired. You will be part of the AI Express and Brighterion Team which pushes the boundaries of innovation for pure Artificial Intelligence technologies with a culture focused on delivering the results our clients expect and deserve.

Our innovative cross-channel AI solutions are applied in Fortune 500 companies in industries such as fin-tech, investment banking, biotech, and insurance. We are pursuing a highly motivated individual who has strong customer relationship management and problem solving skills. This individual will have strong achievement orientation, resilience, diligence, and the ability to research and innovate to provide the AI Express model development team with the newest and most efficient technologies.

It encompasses the following activities:

Designs and develops new models or plans improvement of existing AI models with an understanding of business and technical issues

Research best way to leverage new and existing technologies in current modeling pipelines

Familiar with the latest AI and ML technologies

Implement prototype ideas using Python or Java and evaluate benefits of new technologies against existing alternative approaches


Lead AI Express customer engagements from a data science perspective

Research best configuration parameters of the new AI and ML technologies to provide the optimal outcome for a given vertical

Develop and evaluate the prototype against alternative approaches and document the strength and weaknesses. Provide recommendation on how to move forward.

Read research papers, white papers, article related to AI and ML technologies both from a theoretical standpoint and practical application in the industry.

Design and implement prototypes using Python and Java programming language.

Research alternative techniques and technologies. If not available in the existing framework, design and implement an approach in Java or Python.

All About You

Strong Mathematics background

Strong experience in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Programing language: Java, Python

Experience with SQL language

Problem solver

Creative and ingenious

BS in computer science or a related field

Strong communication skills; prior experience in customer-facing engagements is a plus

At AI Express, we work on an exciting range of problems across verticals, across businesses of Mastercard€™s customers. You will lead, learn, grow and have fun! Intrigued? Let€™s chat more

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.€‹
Requisition ID: R-68435