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MasterCard Senior Product Manager - Technical in Vancouver, Canada

Our Purpose

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 ( 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.

Job Title

Senior Product Manager - Technical


Are you a collaborator capable of communicating effectively with Business and IT stakeholders across all organizational levels?

Are you an innovator who embraces, adopts, and studies the latest technology to solve challenging business problems?

Are you a leader who inspires the team to think “out of the box” and effectively communicates across all levels of the organization?

If this describes you, Mastercard wants to talk to you about joining our Squad.

About the Role:


  • Meets with product and strategic portfolio managers to discuss and elicit under-the-surface needs and translate them into features,

user stories and technical stories (when needed).

  • Facilitates story mapping sessions enabling product manager’s to visualize and prioritize work.

  • Actively grooms and prioritizes the product backlog ensuring work is ready for the Dev teams.

  • Facilitates backlog grooming sessions articulating the what and why of each user story enabling the dev team to define the how in each session.

  • Creates features and stories aligning to product increments that are individually testable and shippable.

About You:


  • Experience as a program owner / business analyst managing work across multiple teams.

  • Extensive experience leveraging agile tools (JIRA, ALM, Kanban) to facilitate agile ceremonies.

  • Extensive experience and demonstrated consistent success in systems architecture/design including managing

complex projects, scoping multiple work-streams and working across multiple teams/geographies.

  • Relevant experience in requirements gathering, specifically user story creation, and relationship building with

business clients

  • Experience collaborating with different team members to ideate appropriate design solutions

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills:


  • Certified Product Owner (CPO)

  • Experience in facilitating Agile workshops geared toward features definition and prioritization.

  • Experience leveraging story mapping to define business value increments and breaking stories down to their

smallest value increment.

  • Experience breaking stories down into 1-2 increments enabling CI/CD principles.


BS or MS in Computer Science

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-184750