Lead Business Analyst

    • O'Fallon, MO

Who is Mastercard?

We are the global technology company behind the world's fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.

Job Title

Lead Business Analyst


The qualified candidate will be a member of a team of analysts whose primary focus is to:
•Partner with product owners globally to understand new business opportunities
•Define business and functional requirements based on those new business opportunities.
•Liaise between product and technical teams to the purpose of ensuring technical teams have sufficient information to complete design, coding, testing, and implementation phases of the project life cycle.
•Partner with other internal teams to create and ensure new business opportunities and enhancements to existing products are communicated quickly and accurately to external customers

•Coordinate and participate in review; revisions; changes; enhancements; testing; documentation; and member notification of product enhancements and/or business opportunities.
•Provide business knowledge and technical support for requirement development.
•Work closely with developers and requesters identifying data and functional requirements in the design of new/enhanced systems.
•Ensure development objectives are accomplished; user testing is performed; and member notification is prepared in a timely fashion.
•Develop and participate in the review of business and functional requirements and determine primary functions that the project is to provide.
•Ensure timely and accurate communication with project staff throughout the life cycle of the project and ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to MasterCard staff.
•Document and coordinate changes and enhancements of products and services and prepare and/or present documentation of business/technical presentations.
•Provide technical support for the member(s) to ensure adherence to requirements.
•Evaluate business requests to determine feasibility; work to define alternatives and recommend optimal solutions.
•Ensure methodology compliance; document problem areas and coordinate resolutions; reporting to management as necessary and research MasterCard or industry business/technical process.

All About You

•Knowledge of the payments industry preferred.
•Communication Skills - listening, oral, written and interpersonal skills.
•Organizational, planning and multi-tasking skills.
•Knowledge of both waterfall and agile methodologies preferred, but not required.
•Adaptive to Change.
•Strong analytical and decision making abilities

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 reasonable.accommodation@mastercard.com 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.

A technology company in the global payments business, Mastercard offers businesses and people complete peace of mind when completing important financial transactions in locations around the world.

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