Data Scientist II




Gurugram, India

Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.


    Position summary

    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.

    Our Team:
    As consumer preference for digital payments continues to grow, ensuring a seamless and secure consumer experience is top of mind. Optimization Solutions team focuses on tracking of digital performance across all products and regions, understanding the factors influencing performance and the broader industry landscape. This includes delivering data-driven insights and business recommendations, engaging directly with key external stakeholders on implementing optimization solutions (new and existing), and partnering across the organization to drive alignment and ensure action is taken.
    • 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 team that builds large-scale Analytical Capabilities supporting end users across 6 continents?
    • Do you want to be the go-to resource for data science & analytics in the company?

    The Role:

    • Work closely with global optimization solutions team to architect, develop, and maintain advanced reporting and data visualization capabilities on large volumes of data to support data insights and analytical needs across products, markets, and services
    • The candidate for this position will focus on Building solutions using Machine Learning and creating actionable insights to support product optimization and sales enablement.
    • Prototype new algorithms, experiment, evaluate and deliver actionable insights.
    • Drive the evolution of products with an impact focused on data science and engineering.
    • Designing machine learning systems and self-running artificial intelligence (AI) software to automate predictive models.
    • Perform data ingestion, aggregation, and processing on high volume and high dimensionality data to drive and enable data unification and produce relevant insights.
    • Continuously innovate and determine new approaches, tools, techniques & technologies to solve business problems and generate business insights & recommendations.
    • Apply knowledge of metrics, measurements, and benchmarking to complex and demanding solutions.

    All about You
    • A superior academic record at a leading university in Computer Science, Data Science, Technology, mathematics, statistics, or a related field or equivalent work experience
    • 2-5 years of experience in data management, data mining, data analytics, data reporting, data product development and quantitative analysis
    • Strong analytical skills with track record of translating data into compelling insights
    • Prior experience working in a product development role.
    • knowledge of ML frameworks, libraries, data structures, data modeling, and software architecture.
    • proficiency in using Python/Spark, Hadoop platforms & tools (Hive, Impala, Airflow, NiFi), and SQL to build Big Data products & platforms
    • Experience with Enterprise Business Intelligence Platform/Data platform i.e. Tableau, PowerBI is a plus.
    • Demonstrated success interacting with stakeholders to understand technical needs and ensuring analyses and solutions meet their needs effectively.
    • Ability to build a strong narrative on the business value of products and actively participate in sales enablement efforts.
    • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment as part of a team and as an individual contributor.

    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.

    Why you should apply for a job to Mastercard:

  • 4.7/5 in supportive management
  • 69% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.