Director, Technology M&A Strategy and Due Diligence

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Director, Technology M&A Strategy and Due Diligence

Are you motivated by fast-paced technology projects requiring collaboration across a multi-disciplined team? Do you enjoy leading other technology colleagues to explore new solutions to business problems? Are you energized by the idea of partnering with innovative, cutting edge technology companies?

The Mastercard Operations & Technology (O&T) Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team supports the lifecycle of technology related M&A activities, from strategic company/partner evaluation, through due diligence, to the support of integrations. This role will lead a cross-functional team of technologists to conduct business-value focused technology due diligences of companies in support of all Mastercard's mergers and acquisition initiatives.

The Role:
•Work with senior stakeholders across the organization (including operations and technology, corporate development/strategy, and global and regional product owners) to understand deal/partnership rationale and value drivers.
•Identify, build and lead teams of technology subject matter experts to quickly and accurately assess the target company's technology, processes, tools and organisation.
•Identify and review relevant sources of technical information from target companies, including technology documentation, on-site visits, and in-person interviews.
•Clearly understand, articulate and document insights as to the suitability of a target businesses technology to achieve identified strategic and business goals, including potential synergies, risks and mitigation strategies.
•Drive the creation of a high-level target state architecture, technology integration strategy, and supporting cost, timeline and resource needs.
•Provide technology leadership as the deal progresses from pre-due diligence, through diligence, and into integration to ensure the technology integration strategy and any deviations are understood and impacts identified and acknowledged by integration teams.

All About You:
•Strong technology background, 5+ years of architecture or technology design experience.
•Experience leveraging a variety of architecture and development frameworks and methods to develop and promote architecture.
•Proficiency in leading the initiation and formation of large global projects including architecting, estimating, planning, implementing and operating.
•Accomplished in gathering inputs from team members to effectively and quickly evaluate a broad range of technical capabilities of target companies, including software development, operational and customer support, information security and organizational maturity, and synthesize those findings into an integration strategy with associated costs for implementation.
•Strong program management experience managing software and/or infrastructure projects.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both technical and business, with experience communicating with a diverse audience at all levels of the organization (technology and engineering staff through C level).
•Aptitude to objectively rationalize and bring clarity to high pressured situations.
•Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) degree.

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.​

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