Biometric Authentication go-to-market planning, marketing and demo asset creation for launch our newest consumer authentication solution - BC-736

Project type: Innovation
Desired discipline(s): Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities, Interactive arts and technology
Company: Mastercard
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: 06/01/2022
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada; Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1
Desired education level: Undergraduate/Bachelor
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: No

About the company: 

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart, and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships, and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.

Describe the project.: 

We are launching a new FIDO-based biometric authentication solution based on public-key cryptography, which allows customers to authenticate themselves in a simple and secure way by leveraging device biometrics (think FaceID, TouchID). In this role, the selected candidate will assist with the expanding use and optimization of Mastercard’s biometric authentication products and solutions across Mastercard. The intern will perform market need and opportunity assessment based on guidance from regional partners, customers, and competitive analysis. Additionally, he/she will help drive the go-to-market plans, marketing collateral, and demo assets. 

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Superior communications, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • English required and multilingual a plus
  • Willingness to dive into complex products and technical concepts
  • Interest in digital payments, biometrics, and the security landscape
  • Self-motivated with a proven track record of delivering success while operating within a team environment