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MasterCard Principle Product Manager Technical in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Job Title

Principle Product Manager Technical


Responsible for developing inspiring platform/product visions, derived from business needs, market opportunities, and technology trends. Decompose business requirements and customer experiences into features and functions that drive the product/technical roadmap. Work with Technical Program Managers, Developers, UX designers, and internal customers to define the details behind the business requirements. Collects and shares user stories with engineering teams and design and develop technical solution.


Analyze and Collaborate with business and technical partners to identify and scope the opportunities, outline potential value, identify risks, benefits and constraints of new Products and Services within MasterCard.

Design and develop secure, scalable software solutions based on business requirements and deliver artifacts within expected time and budget.

Instrumental in building technical roadmaps, optimize services and functions with a strong focus on performance and cost versus benefit.

Engage with business operations team to develop solutions for monitoring and supporting various products and services.

Research, create, evaluate and design technical solution alternatives for the business needs with current and upcoming technologies and frameworks.

Perform feasibility studies, logic designs, detailed systems flow charting, analysis of input-output flow for Products and Services.

Determine new ways to consume existing Mastercard products and services using cloud based solutions and technologies.

Determine scalabale and interoperability mechanisms on existing systems for handling higher transaction volumes without impact to latency and throughput.

Leverages data analysis skills to research difficult or ambiguous problems, leading cross-disciplinary teams where necessary and communicating recommendations to senior leadership.

Manage escalations, assess the alternative to resolve (path to green) and builds a plan for resolution

Continuously monitor and analyze key performance indicators to recommend improvements to the team.


Degree in Computer Science or related field

Experience delivering high quality technology products/services in a high growth environment where priorities shift rapidly

Proven ability to lead a cross functional team and operate with complete independence and autonomy

Experience and proficiency with cloud technologies (IaaS, PaaS, serverless technology, NoSQL databases), microservice design, near real-time, scalable fault tolerant platform design, API design, and distributed systems operations in a DevOps model

Experience with product development and driving all stages of the product lifecycle.

Experience with XP, TDD and BDD in the software development processes using agile methodologies (scrum, Kanban, etc.) and CI/CD.

Understanding of payments and payment processing.

Enjoy collaborating with a team while working independently towards a goal.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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.​

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Requisition ID: R-121513