Sr. Consultant, Mergers & Acquisitions

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Sr. Consultant, Mergers & Acquisitions

Are you motivated by fast-paced efforts 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) Technology team supports the lifecycle of M&A activities, from strategic company/partner evaluation, through due diligence, to the guidance and support of integrations. This role will lead a cross-functional team of technologists to conduct business-value focused assessments of companies in support of 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 ensure consistent understanding of deal/partnership rationale and value drivers.
•Identify, create and lead team of appropriate technology subject matter experts to quickly and accurately assess target company's technology and staff to deliver against identified business objectives.
•Request and review relevant sources of information from target companies, including technical documentation, on-site visits, and in-person interviews.
•Clearly understand, articulate and document insights as to the suitability of a target businesses to achieve identified strategic and business goals, including potential synergies, risks and mitigation strategies.
•Drive the creation of a technical integration strategy, high level solution architecture and technology costs to support deal value drivers.
•Provide continuity as deal progresses from pre-due diligence to diligence and into integration to ensure integration strategy and any deviations are understood and impacts identified and acknowledged by integration and management teams.

All About You:
•Self-motivated individual with proficiency in engaging and influencing peers and business partners.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both technical and business, with ability to articulate technical recommendations, solutions, and rationale.
•Experience and comfort with communicating and coordinating with a diverse audience at all levels of the organization (technology and engineering staff up through C level).
•Capable of identifying technology requirements necessary to fully address business objectives.
•Accomplished in gathering inputs from team members to effectively and quickly evaluate a broad range of technical capabilities of target companies, across all technology domains.
•Strong technical architecture and system design skills.
•Skilled in recognising and defining repeatable architectural patterns and associated solutions.
•Experience in Architecture, Development, or other relevant IT experience, with knowledge across multiple Mastercard product lines.
•Deep understanding of Mastercard domains/capabilities and experience applying ESF.
•Aptitude to objectively rationalize and bring clarity to high pressured situations.
•Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent) degree preferred.

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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