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Project Manager

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Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Project Manager in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Overall a good company to work. Excellent benefits. Great CEO.

Cons

Lots of internal politics. Manager act like a demi-god and they can make or break your career.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Senior Technical Consultant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at MasterCard full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Before they went public they were a very good company - they cared about the employees and their core systems to support the business.

    People were very hard working. Pay and benefits were great.

    Cons

    Employees who remain technical over 50 years old are generally treated poorly and have few opportunities for continued professional development.. One manger told me "if they were smart they'd get into management so they get what they deserve".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change your focus back to creating and maintaining high quality software systems. Fairly treat employees, particularly the long term employees that still have technical expertise in the systems.

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good workplace for the enterprising

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    Current Employee - Technical Consultant  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at MasterCard full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    What you learn is only limited by your drive to learn. Flexible schedules are a perk. Benefits are competitive. Strong technology focus on the core network enables value added products to be developed.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy in middle management inhibits productivity. Need to create better alignment to vision communicated by executive leadership. Software Development culture not quite state of the art - no vision in procuring the right tools to do the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better talent and create an environment where they succeed. Stop the cover your ass culture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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