MasterCard Lead Product Manager – Technical in O'Fallon, Missouri
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 (https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/vision/who-we-are/diversity-inclusion.html) 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.
Lead Product Manager – Technical
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is 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 our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
Mastercard Direct Services program provides access to a wide range of Mastercard’s value-added services to customers such as Issuers, Processors, or Payment Entities ranging. We help our customers to optimize revenue and control risk across all portfolios and brands.
About the Role:
Owns the working backwards document and vision for feature releases
Identifies gaps and charters new platform capabilities as required
Makes use of research, user studies, metrics and competitive analysis to understand the platform and business needs for a platform product
Compares features for competitive review to inform prioritization within a platform product release
Identifies innovations or performs test and learn experiments to create features that add more business and customer value for a platform product
Participates with the business in customer research to inform platform product feature needs
Contributes near-term input (quarterly) for the platform product portfolio and roadmap
Makes trade-off decisions on platform product features
Uses runtime metrics of their services in market as a feedback loop in to the backlog and balances the priorities against new feature requests
Exhibits expertise within platform feature area and coordinates with interdependent teams
Digests business customer requirements (user stories, use cases) and platform requirements for a platform feature set
Has visibility into the design of the user experience
Determines release goals for the platform and prioritizes assigned features according to business and platform value, adjusting throughout implementation as needed
Continuously monitors feature development at the feature level
Reviews product demo with the development team against acceptance criteria for the feature set
Prepares launches and monitors platform performances, adoption, and operational health for feature sets
Stays aligned with GTM plans for the feature set
Identifies issues that will keep the platform features from delivering on time and/or with the desired requirements and communicates to leadership
Supports and participates in post-launch reviews and ensures feedback is reincorporated into the feature
Works with internal teams and customer service to identify, classify, and prioritize feature-level customer issues
Develops and implements new metrics into measurement techniques; works with development teams to develop reports to monitor them
Independently identifies and researches anomalous performance; escalates findings to senior management
Coordinates internal forums to collect and identify feature-level development opportunities
Owns and manages product documentation; enables self-service support and/or works to reduce overhead
Identifies feature risks from business and customer feedback and in-depth analysis of operational performance; shares with senior leadership
Establishes a network within the organization; begins to build internal and external networks
Mentoring team members
Take the time to fully learn the functionality, architecture, dependencies, and runtime properties of the systems supporting your platform products. This includes the business requirements and associated use cases, Mastercard customer's experience, Mastercard's back office systems, the technical stack (application/service architecture), interfaces and associated data flows, dependent applications/services, runtime operations (i.e. trouble management/associated support strategies), and maintenance.
Understands and can explain the business context and the associated customer use cases
Proficient at grooming user stories, setting entrance/exit criteria and prioritizing a platform product backlog
Understands the technologies supporting the platform product and are able to hold your own in debates with other PM-Ts, TPMs, SDEs, and SPMs
Recognize discordant views and take part in constructive dialog to resolve them
Verbal and written communication is clear and concise
Improve team processes that accelerate delivery, drive innovation, lower costs, and improve quality
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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.
Everyone wants easier ways to pay;
we invent them.
Checkout lines are slow;
we speed them along.
Merchants want more sales;
we give them data and insights.
People need financial access;
we connect them.
Corporate purchasing is complicated;
we make it simple.
Commuters are busy;
we speed them on their way.
Governments need greater efficiencies;
we help create them.
Small businesses are virtual;
we give them access to a world of buyers.
Retailers want to fight fraud;
we provide the tools.
Requisition ID: R-183603