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MasterCard Mastercard Processing Europe Technology Risk Lead in Warsaw, Poland

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Job Title

Mastercard Processing Europe Technology Risk Lead


Mastercard Processing established in 2008, is a European Payment Processor since 2012 it has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mastercard. Mastercard Processing belongs to the global Mastercard Processing division with over 2,500 employees, which are dedicated to Issuer Processing in more than 70 countries worldwide.


In this role you will be:

• Single point of contact to support all technology and security types of audits of Mastercard Processing Europe business and operations, including but not limited to: customers, regulatory authorities, information security (PCI-DSS), disaster recovery (BCP), ISAE 3402, etc.

• Manage Risk Registry and coordinate corrective action plans with the first line of defense until risk is fully mitigated

• Lead and/or support customers’, regulators, technology and security examinations (e.g., on-site, virtual); collect documentation and evidence to demonstrate how Mastercard satisfies obligations and commitments

• Respond to customer and regulatory inquiries and requests for information/questionnaires which includes mapping customer control domains to Mastercard controls.

• In conjunction with the first line of defense business owners, help create and oversee execution of effective action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance violations

• Lead information collection process with business owners and communication of documentation and information needed for periodic customer and regulator meetings and reporting.

• Identify, analyze and report regulator and customer risk assessment/examinations findings and trends to internal stakeholders for action/follow-up and monitoring of progress.

• Supports policies and procedures to minimize exposure and drive the proper controls,

• Provides data analysis and strategy execution across risk areas, leveraging an understanding of risk and regulation.

• Supports cross-functional initiatives to deliver on risk goals, policies and procedures.

• Develops risk processes, including identifying and implementing best practices and ensuring all risk management processes are documented, reviewed and updated regularly.

• Create a presentations and memos for senior leadership

• Understand and support the Technology risk strategies that maintain the status of industry compliance standards (e.g., PCI, ISO 27001) for applications that process, store or transfer payment card information and personal data and the enterprise infrastructure where they reside.

• Understand and support the Technology risk strategies that maintain the status of the Stakeholder Assurance function that provides interface controls and expertise for responding to customer requests, RFP support and customer audit support.

All About You

• Master’s degree in law, finance, business management or IT related field.

• 3-5 years of experience in IT, Banking, Payment or FinTech sectors in similar role (Risk Management, Compliance).

• Good oral and written communication skills.

• Experience collaborating cross-functionally to identify and implement best practice risk processes.

• Experience delivering presentations and supporting messaging with senior leadership.

• Knowledge of Risk and Control Framework standards such as SOC 1, SOC 2, PCI-DSS, ISO.

• Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they related to technology, cybersecurity and IT management, especially in relation to payment sector(e.g., GDPR, RTS, PFMI, etc.)

• Strong IT technical knowledge, including emerging technologies and potential for exploitation.

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-136352