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MasterCard Director,Product Development, Identity Verification – Payments-2 in Purchase, New York

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Job Title

Director,Product Development, Identity Verification – Payments-2


Mastercard’s Cyber & Intelligence Solutions (C&I) organization develops and delivers world-class security products and services for partners across the globe. As part of this organization, the Identity Solutions team leads the development and delivery of innovative products that help partners identify their customers and enable simple and secure digital experiences for consumers in payments and beyond.

Mastercard recently acquired Ekata, a global leader in the identity verification space. Ekata’s technology, powered by AI, fraud prevention and digital identity capabilities, enables consumers and businesses to perform trusted digital interactions across the globe.

As part of strategic initiatives including the integration of Ekata’s services into Mastercard and the development of emerging Identity Verification capabilities, the team is looking for a director of product development for payment identity verification services.

• The candidate will drive the product development of new identity verification offerings and acquisition synergy solutions for digital payments.

• The candidate will ensure the product meets the evolving needs of consumers and our customers as their businesses become increasingly more digital.

• Do you have a passion for creating digital products using leading-edge technology?

• Are you ready to deliver safer and simpler ways for to identify consumers?

• Are you motivated to drive transformational change in markets across the globe?


• Lead product development for new identity verification payment offering.

• Evolve product strategy; define vision and roadmap to align to customer needs.

• Develop a prioritized view of customer needs and market opportunities by segment and use cases; evolve roadmap accordingly.

• Manage development of business requirements and communication to platform and technology teams.

• Define and monitor success metrics and KPIs to ensure effectiveness of product offering; enhance offering based on performance and voice of the customer.

• Track and manage project, risks and issues, including escalations to management

• Analyze market trends, dynamics, and competition to inform product, pricing, and go-to-market strategies

• Responsible for P&L and executing plans to meet established revenue goals.

All About You

• Extensive product management experience is required - including experience managing a P&L and establishing revenue growth trajectory for product(s).

• Domain experience in the digital identity, identity verification and/or authentication is strongly preferred.

• Knowledge of relevant security trends, technology, industry standards and vendor landscape are preferred.

• Superior communications, presentation and interpersonal skills.

• Successful track record engaging at senior levels in organization and with partners.

• Bachelor’s degree required, advanced or master’s degree preferred.

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.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact 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

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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-145176