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MasterCard Director – Digital Assets, Treasury in Purchase, New York

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Job Title

Director – Digital Assets, Treasury

Overview

The Corporate Treasury department is looking for a Director- Digital Assets to define and implement Treasury functionalities required to support new products and services leveraging digital assets technology. The role requires collaboration with various cross-functional teams comprising of Product, Franchise, Compliance, Regulation, Legal and Operation & Technology. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, intellectually curious, analytical, and possesses an entrepreneurial mindset.

Role

In this position, you will:

• Be a subject matter expert and strategic lead from Treasury for network enablement of digital assets and blockchain technologies

• Lead the analysis and development of the business requirements for trading and settlement of digital assets

• Lead activities to find and implement service providers who can deliver best-in-class solutions and capabilities related to digital assets such as trading, settlement, custody, etc.

• Manage relationships with external parties including banks, digital currency settlement agents, and trading institutions

• Perform in-depth analysis to evaluate financial, operational, customer and system impacts and needs

• Partner with Digital Assets product and strategy team as single point of contact from Treasury to support development of new products and present strategic recommendations to executive management and key stakeholders

• A successful candidate would have subsequent opportunities to gain exposure to other areas within Treasury or the broader Mastercard team.

All About You

The ideal candidate for this role will be proficient in or possess the following:

• Payments industry background preferred

• Hands on experience with developing products and services related to digital assets such as crypto custody, settlement and token issuance a plus

• Ability to rally and gain backing from internal stakeholders in order to build organizational support

• Product management experience with a record of success in managing multiple projects

• Excellent leadership qualities, including getting work done through others, being organizationally savvy, thought leadership and influencing skills

• Experience in managing external system vendors

• Self-motivated and inquisitive, able to manage sensitive information, and to communicate and make decisions under pressure

• Strong written and verbal communication skills; prior customer facing experience or experience representing the company in front external constituents

• Experience working cross-functionally (technology, product, legal, etc.)

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted. Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team. Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time. Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

In the US, 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. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact reasonable_accommodation@mastercard.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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.

Requisition ID: R-156128

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