Drive the optimization and expansion of Mastercard’s global authentication network - BC-728

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences
Company: Mastercard
Project Length: 6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: 05/01/2022
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Cancouver, BC, Canada
No. of positions: 1
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellowRecent graduate
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: Yes

About the company: 

Mastercard Cyber & Intelligence develops and delivers world-class risk, security products, and services for Mastercard customers across the globe. As part of this organization, the Identity Solutions team leads the development and delivery of innovative authentication solutions that enable simple and secure payment experiences for consumers.

Describe the project.: 

For this project, the candidate will:

  • Be responsible for assisting with the expanding use and optimization of Mastercard’s global authentication program
  • Apply a range of quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques to rigorously identify client issues and synthesize the analysis into clear, sound recommendations
  • Research on probable real-life use cases where program concepts can be applied along with market trends around usage and fraud, as well as existing merchant and issuer challenges or needs
  • Integrate insights gathered to scale best practices for customer onboarding processes and testing strategies across the entire authentication network
  • Assist with KPIs tracking, product documentation, training, etc. during the product lifecycle

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Superior communications, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to dive into complex products and technical concepts
  • Interest in digital payments, authentication, and the cyber security landscape
  • Strong analytical skills; interest in data analytics
  • Passionate about solving problems and driving user-centric solutions
  • Self-motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating within a team environment