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MasterCard Manager - Product Architecture in Pune, India

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Job Title

Manager - Product Architecture

Mastercard’s Network Products team is a group of thought leaders with an uncanny bias for action and an unrelenting focus on growth. As part of the Product Architecture unit within this team, the role will own the product architectural vision, deliver product architecture solutions and drive a strategy for growth of our current and next generation unified Switch and Network Services capabilities.


This is an individual contributor role working as a Product Architect.

Understand product vision and business needs to define product architectural solutions

Ideate, analyze and architect enhancements to our Network that will delight our customers.

Consult with Product Managers to clarify objectives and functional requirements for new or modified products.

Collaborate closely with Product Managers to bring their ideas to life and to provide early opinion on feasibility and viability.

Collaborate closely with Product Development managers to translate ideas into epics.

Work with domain owners, product manager and product engineering teams in the solution engineering efforts.

Assist technical team with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems knowledge.

Develop architectural solutions to improve performance, capacity, and scalability of product

Support market- and region-level engagements for addressing key opportunities (and threats).

Support customer-level engagement to address specific needs through generic themes & features.

Be a thought leader in the space and provide thoughtful opinions & guidance at network & switching related forums

Develop broad knowledge about current and future product features

• Skills & Experience:

  • Solutioning experience required

  • Understanding of payments industry, payment services and Switching is expected

  • Understanding of authorization, settlement & reconciliation within the payment space expected

  • Understanding of various payments formats (cards, account-to-account, push/pull, open/closed loop etc.)

  • Understanding of, or experience with, event driven systems a bonus

  • Understanding of, or experience with APIs is a bonus

  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills required.

  • Computer science and/or management qualifications preferred.

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-182362