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Mastercard Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  • Some are pure meat grinders with little or no work/life balance (in 37 reviews)

  • Communication from senior management regarding changes to company structure aren't always timely, or the information changes every few months (in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome company. Not that big, but feels like working at IBM"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mastercard as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, diversity, innovation, global, 401k match, women in leadership focus, information security, facilities, work from home

    Cons

    bureacracy, too many meetings, too much process and administration, not agile, alignment of business and technology


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Purchase, NY
    Former Employee - Director in Purchase, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mastercard (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Medical, dental, vision. Good 401k match 6% plus 1.25% discretionary. CEO is fabulous. Listen to him every chance you get.

    Cons

    Lost smaller company feel. Lots of bureaucracy even though CEO discourages.

    Advice to Management

    Fix bureaucracy. Make processes easier

  3. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mastercard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - career management
    - open culture
    - great products

    Cons

    - a lot of policies
    - for a technology company we do not have a lot of useful technologies applied internally


  4. "Senior Data Analyst"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mastercard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work. Encourages innovative culture. Gives good benefits to it's employees

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for smart moves/lateral moves

    Mastercard Response

    May 16, 2017 – Employer Brand Marketing Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that you haven't found any lateral moves that interest you. We are continuously refreshing the content on our learning platform... More


  5. "Account Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mastercard full-time

    Pros

    Flexible time, good environment and great bennefits

    Cons

    Structure too bureaucratic with many reports around the world that delays customer delivery

    Advice to Management

    None.


  6. "manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    no cons that i can think off

    Mastercard Response

    May 16, 2017 – Employer Brand Marketing Manager

    Thank you for your review, and for choosing Mastercard .


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Leader in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Leader in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mastercard full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation, benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Employment focus shifted to Millennial workforce

    Advice to Management

    Embrace and appreciate the experience, skills and dedication of seasoned employees

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Consultant in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mastercard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn lot of technologies
    Good employee recognition
    Good team to work
    Work from home allowed when needed provided work should be done

    Cons

    I don't have anything to write about cons but one thing being international company they can give good salary compared to other service companies


  9. "Java developer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Purchase, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Purchase, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mastercard (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture and good management

    Cons

    I did not see any such


  10. "Business leader"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Healthy company
    Promoting mobiliy
    Good package
    Work Life balance

    Cons

    Many acquisitions Putting pressure on headcount


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