Senior Analyst, People Analytics


Purchase, NY, USA

Full time

Dec 1

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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. 

Job Title

Senior Analyst, People Analytics


The Senior Analyst, People Analytics will be a member of the Global People Data & Analytics team which operates across multiple Regions & time zones.

This individual will bring experience in people analytics, the HR functional domain, and program management to drive highly visible global HR initiatives that help Mastercard make data-driven decisions about their talent. You will have responsibility for consulting with business leaders to understand their unique challenges and provide strategic decision support through data and analytics. You will collaborate closely with people data management capability teams to automate data pipelines and productionalize analytics POCs to surface insights in an effective, efficient, repeatable, and scalable manner. Competitive candidates will be detail-oriented, execution-focused, and accomplished at driving quantifiable results within a matrix organization.


o Partners closely with business leaders to provide strategic decision support through data and analytics

o This role will be part of the Global People Data & Analytics team, providing support to our Operations & technology Business Unit

o Applies knowledge in quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as data visualization to surface clear and compelling narratives that inform the strategies of the Business Unit

o Influences the development of actionable KPIs that drive business decisions and inform executive management and other key constituents

o Provides thought leadership to convert inputs from stakeholder teams into creative, scalable solutions

o Sees beyond requestors’ asks to understand the root query or challenge for which data and analytics are being sought

o Defines, validates, and enforces HR data integrity in collaboration with HR systems teams

o Provides program management support for performance management, talent reviews, and other key activities as warranted

o Collaborates with data engineering and visualization resources to access and manipulate data, explain data requirements, and surface findings via cutting-edge visualizations and dashboards

o Demonstrates exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data

All About You

o Experience providing innovative analytical solutions that have lasting impact in multiple dimensions; strategic, operational and financial

o Ability to translate results of analyses into data-driven insights to ensure key messages resonate with the target audience

o Ability to collaborate with peers and cross functional teams, working across multiple time zones

o Creative and nimble with ability to overcome obstacles to solve hard problems

o Flexible and responsive, with ability to adapt to rapid change in direction or business priority

o Openness to feedback and strong self-awareness

o Ability to work within the confines of data governance and privacy standards

o End-to-end problem-solving and communication abilities: diagnosis, data cleaning, integration and transformation, analysis, visualization, and presentation


o Consulting experience with large organizations

o Experience managing and analyzing structured and unstructured data using tools such as SQL, R, or Python

o Familiarity with ETL tool capabilities and utility (e.g., Alteryx, Informatica)

o Experience in HR data (Workday preferred)

o Experience in BI tools (Tableau, Power BI, and Domo preferred)

o Experience with Agile/Scrum environment preferred

o Possesses a commensurate level of experience in relationship building across large scale organizations

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

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 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

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position 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.

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