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Company: Mastercard
Location: Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


Our Purpose

We work 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. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results. 

Job Title

Data and Analytics - Senior Data ScientistOverview

Data and Analytics team build internal analytic partnerships, strengthening focus on the health of the business, portfolio and revenue optimization opportunities, initiative tracking, new product development and Go-To Market strategies.

Are you excited about Data Assets and the value they bring to an organization?

Are you an evangelist for data driven decision making?

Are you motivated to be part of a Global Analytics team that builds large scale Analytical Capabilities supporting end users across 6 continents?

Do you want to be the go-to resource for data analytics in the company?


Work closely with global & regional teams to architect, develop, and maintain advanced reporting and data visualization capabilities on large volumes of data to support analytics and reporting needs across products, markets, and services.

Translate business requirements into tangible solution specifications and high quality, on time deliverables

Create repeatable processes to support development of modeling and reporting

Effectively use tools to manipulate large-scale databases, synthesizing data insights. Provide 1st level insights/conclusions/assessments and present findings via Tableau/PowerBI dashboards, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Apply quality control, data validation, and cleansing processes to new and existing data sources

All About You

Experience in data management, data mining, data analytics, data reporting, data product development and quantitative analysis

Financial Institution or a Payments experience a plus

Experience presenting data findings in a readable and insight driven format. Experience building support decks.

Advanced SQL coding is a must.

Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI is a strong plus.

Experience with Hadoop environments, Python, R, WPS, a plus

Nice to Have

Experience for leading the entire project and manage timely execution of the plan, provide regular update to key stakeholders

Experience in campaign analysis a plus

Experience in team management a plus


Bachelor's or Master's degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, M.S./M.B.A. preferred

Additional Competencies

Excellent English, quantitative, technical, and communication (oral/written) skills

Analytical/Problem Solving

Strong attention to detail and quality


Self-motivated, operates with a sense of urgency

Project Management/Risk Mitigation

Able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously

COVID-19 Considerations

We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. In many locations, which may change over time, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in some locations, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated will be permitted inside Mastercard offices until further notice.

In the US, Mastercard is a government contractor, which may legally require most Mastercard employees to be vaccinated unless a verified approved medical or religious exemption is granted.  Further, we are currently making every effort towards having employees return to work in the office 2 days per week, if that makes sense for their team.  Everyone must be vaccinated to enter Mastercard offices at this time.  Therefore, we expect all candidates to be vaccinated or to be approved for a medical or religious accommodation prior to commencing work at Mastercard.

Corporate Security Responsibility
All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must:

  • Abide by Mastercard's security policies and practices;
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard's guidelines.

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