Manager, Technical Architect job Recruitment at Mastercard


Mastercard is currently seeking applications from qualified applicants to fill the vacantposition of Director Manager, Technical Architect, interested and qualified applicants can apply via the details below.

Job Description

We Are Recruiting To Fill The Position Below:

Job Title: Manager, Technical Architect

Location: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Job Type: Full-time

About Mastercard

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments sector. We power payments and provide products and services for individuals and industries all around the world. Our people, technology, data and brand provide the capabilities that drive our success. We believe in connecting people to priceless possibilities.

As a company, we know that our success is driven by the skills, experience, integrity, and mindset of the talent we hire. By building an inclusive, world-class culture, our employees have once-in-a-career opportunities to be a part of teams that have a greater impact on our community and our world. We invite you to join our team to find out how you too can start something priceless.

Job Overview

The Customer Solutions Center is a new structure which enables Mastercard to develop better solutions & bundles for prioritized customer segments in markets.

It is the housing for all Mastercard capabilities in a geography, and it aims to drive Mastercard growth and revenue by creating and selling compelling data-driven, scalable needs-based solutions to new and existing customers by tapping into Mastercard’s extensive toolbox of products and services offerings.

Customer Solution Center Technical Architect is provider of deep expertise on solution architecture to ensure feasibility of bespoke implementation. Working together with solution architect and solution specialists, Technical Architect understands details of proposed bundles & solutions to manage technical implications and to assess how they can be implemented with clients.


Technical Architect Reports to Customer Solutions Center Lead (CSCL)


Key Responsibilities

Act as a technology expert for their geography or segment portfolio:

              Understand clients’ needs and current technological stack

              Closely coordinate with solution specialists to understand product functional capabilities and technical integration requirements

              Works with solution architect and solution specialists to recommend new needs-based solutions & bundles to customers to address key customer “pain points.”

              Provide internal intel to the CSCL/Solution Architect on what is ready and roadmap timelines from a technology perspective

Support CSC value proposition development and sale:

              Defines a locally relevant and globally scalable solution design based on existing Mastercard and partner 3rd party assets.

              Provides techno-functional support in pre-sales narrative development and client conversations

              Leads pre-scoping, pre-sales technical discovery and mapping to client environment

              Map technical specifications of the proposed solution to the client architecture

              Bring technology related budget discussions, in collaboration with Finance, to SA and squad team for problem solving

              Identifies, readies and manages the local system integrators required to roll-out the new solutions/products in the market

              Collaborate with the appropriate client teams to develop integration methodology of the new solution in the client environment

              Closely coordinate with Market Delivery/TAMs or O&T Technical Consultants to ensure that post-sales handover is smooth

              Manage handover to the implementation teams of MA and clients to ensure that the right technical integration roadmap has been laid out

              Address technical concerns, ideas and suggestions related to proposed value propositions

Knowledge, insights and best practice sharing:

              Shares best practices with Technical Architect community

              Provides input to the product/solution groups and technology leads to enhance their product/solution and platforms to meet the needs of customer sin the market



              Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education

              Operational /technical background within the payments and financial services industries.

              Prior Implementation, product management experience in payments domain platforms like Issuer processing, acquirer processing products is an advantage.

              Prior technical/integration experience with payment ecosystem players (Merchants, PSP, Loyalty Platforms, Gateway’s, Acquirers & Commerce Providers)

              Experience in product development and/or business analysis

              Knowledge of techniques for requirements capture and specification and the ability to balance tactical commercial needs against the needs of strategic Product & architecture

              Understanding of APIs or working in new product development/innovation departments

              Prior knowledge of Mastercard Products and Services is a plus

              Problem solving, product documentation, and project management skills.


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.

Application Closing Date

  • Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can apply via the details below:


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