Senior Research Analyst, Advisors Research Center




Arlington, VA

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

    tercard providing the cutting-edge services that help our customers grow. Focused on thinking big and scaling fast around the globe, this agile team is responsible for end-to-end solutions for a diverse global customer base. We combine traditional management consulting with our rich data assets and in-house technology to provide our clients with powerful strategic insights and recommendations. Centered on data-driven technologies and innovation, these services include consulting, loyalty and marketing programs, test-and-learn business experimentation, and data driven information and risk management services. While specializing in the payments industry, Mastercard Data & Services also works closely with major retailers, airlines, and other enterprises, leveraging data and insights garnered from within and beyond its network.

    All About the Role
    Advisors Research Center is a new capability designed to respond to fast evolving customer needs for high-quality research support, with the important mission of value realization in developing insights and recommendations. This capability augments Advisors traditional areas of strength.
    Advisors Research Center is a global research-oriented competency that applies proven, accredited research and domain experience to partner with any client worldwide to help them drive measurable value by:
    • Delivering new research products and strategies to market smoothly and efficiently
    • Successfully leveraging research assets and delivering the most challenging research output that's impactful for clients
    • Provide key insights based on secondary research and/or analyzing the data available

    All About You
    • Worked on a variety of research projects (both primary and secondary research).
    • Experience of conducting research via use of free text search, Boolean search, etc.
    • Experience of working on projects involving primary research (conducting in-depth interviews, analyzing surveys, and using other quantitative techniques)
    • Adept at using industry databases (e.g., Euromonitor, Bloomberg etc.). and knowledge of other leading sources
    • Ability to synthesize and analyze information from multiple sources. Ability to prepare insightful slides aggregating data from various sources
    • Strong at business writing, creating client ready materials
    • Strong communication skills to actively participate as a team member on client calls, internal team meetings, prepare draft emails for both internal and external purpose.

    All About Your Education & Skills
    • Have sufficient and relevant working experience across a range of research projects
    • Expertise in conducting both primary (e.g., interviews, surveys etc.,) and secondary research (e.g., Euromonitor, Bloomberg etc.)
    • Fluent local office language and English required, other languages desirable
    • Advanced Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills required; knowledge of Project Management tools preferred

    This role is not eligible for Mastercard's work authorization sponsorship. As such, candidates must be eligible to work in the United States, now as well as in the future, without employer sponsorship.

    NY Pay Range: $60,000 - $96,000 USD

    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.

    In the US, Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact [email protected] and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

    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.

    In line with Mastercard's total compensation philosophy and assuming that the job will be performed in the US, the successful candidate will be offered a competitive base salary based on location, experience and other qualifications for the role and may be eligible for an annual bonus or commissions depending on the role. Mastercard benefits for full time (and certain part time) employees generally include: insurance (including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, disability, life insurance), flexible spending account and health savings account, paid leaves (including 16 weeks new parent leave, up to 20 paid days bereavement leave), 10 annual paid sick days, 10 or more annual paid vacation days based on level, 5 personal days, 10 annual paid U.S. observed holidays, 401k with a best-in-class company match, deferred compensation for eligible roles, fitness reimbursement or on-site fitness facilities, eligibility for tuition reimbursement, gender-inclusive benefits and many more.

    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.