Mastercard Reviews

Updated May 8, 2021

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Mastercard Chief Executive Officer Michael Miebach
Michael Miebach
222 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly work environment in which personal development is nurtured(in 117 reviews)

  • "Great benefits package and salaries(in 103 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management slowing progress down(in 53 reviews)

  • "lots of work to do and long hours for software engineer(in 42 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years
      Featured Review

      Demanding environment that rewards people accordingly

      Sep 20, 2020 - Senior Vice President in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive pay and great benefits at a growing and successful company.

      Cons

      Some departments (especially IT) expect their teams to carry a heavy load. Work/life balancing can be challenging.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good to work at

      May 6, 2021 - Dev Ops Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent Work Culture Transparency Good Salary Growth Value employee

      Cons

      Tech not latest Promotions are not easy Referrals won't work

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Without Exception THE Best Employer I've Ever Had

      Apr 26, 2021 - Technology Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Innovative Technologies; Real Work/Life Balance; Great Pay; Great Benefits; Leadership Truly Cares About Employees; Amazing Reputation Worldwide

      Cons

      There are more layers of hierarchy than I was accustomed to in previous companies, which can be a bit difficult to navigate sometimes (but we're still a surprisingly agile/nimble despite the occasional bureaucratic red tape issues).

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent Company

      May 5, 2021 - Vice President, Product Management in Purchase, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, projects, colleagues, training, work-life flexibilty

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, meetings, really being open to failing, creativity with projects

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Place to Work

      May 3, 2021 - Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) in Saint Louis, MO
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      Pros

      Great Salary and new technologies

      Cons

      Location specific . not all location are there.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Best company

      Apr 23, 2021 - Vice President 
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      Pros

      One of the best companies I ever worked for. Great salary, benefits, work from home Opportunity, great colleagues. Challenging work and lots of growth opportunity. Company is doing its best to foster inclusion, drive innovation, and become the leader in the industry.

      Cons

      No major cons come to mind. Great company.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Culture

      Apr 28, 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great culture - young and energetic + diverse Good compensation + work-life balance, very people-focused

      Cons

      Career path is a bit slower and less rigorous projects in general compared with other consulting firms/branches

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Apr 28, 2021 - Senior Vice President in Saint Louis, MO
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      Pros

      Excellent organization with amazing opportunities

      Cons

      No cons, great org. I would recommend to everyone

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great business model, great culture

      Apr 13, 2021 - Director in Purchase, NY
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      Pros

      The company has a great business model which supports good compensation and a good culture. I've only been there two years, but I've never thought of leaving.

      Cons

      If you don't live near Purchase, getting to the office is quite a journey. Post-COVID, this may be less of a concern due to [likely] more flexible work arrangements.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing company to work for

      Mar 8, 2021 - Software Developer II in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Matercard is an amazing company to work for. The salaries are competitive and the bonuses are very generous. Work life balance is a priority for Mastercard as vacation days are plenty. During the COVID pandemic the company was very flexible with Working From Home and adjusting to everyones schedule. Mastercard is very involved in community services and helping as much as possible the community and the world. Many opportunities to get promoted and or switch laterally.

      Cons

      As with most corporate companies, there is definetely a level of 'politics' where 'favoritism' might exist but not very significant. Also not too much options for work travel but I suppose that makes sense since I am just a developer.

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