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Senior Engineer, Software Engineering

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Former Employee - Senior Engineer, Software Engineering in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
Former Employee - Senior Engineer, Software Engineering in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I worked at MasterCard full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

- New Office, well fitted out
- Travel for work, generally high standard of hotels and travel arrangements
- Some really talented individuals in the organisation
- Great Social aspect in office
- Labs are doing a lot of good but very silo'ed, minor improvements

Cons

- Expectation of working long hours
- Lack of organisation from the top down
- Open plan office, call center feel about it
- Not really a technology company
- Lack of visible career progression
- Overloaded with processes and middle management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Focus on what really matters, retaining top talent
- Focus on developing new technology
- Don't fear change

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Business Learder at MasterCard

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    Current Employee - Business Leader in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Business Leader in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Calm, balance personal and professional life, stable, secure

    Cons

    lack of creativity, too political, low onwership, too much old people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Exciting industry but poor leadership

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    Former Employee - Senior Managing Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Managing Consultant

    I worked at MasterCard full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Compensation and benefits
    - Exciting industry to be in
    - Brand awareness
    - Very good staff in MA Advisors

    Cons

    - Poor senior leadership
    - Lot of resistance to change
    - Old timers do a lot of politics
    - For a public compny, it is - unfortunately - very messy. Getting things done can be very frustrating
    - CUlture of "we have been doing this way ini the last 10 years, no need to change"

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire and let new leaders in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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