Company Description|Job Description
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay & be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision
and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been & continues to be
a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people & businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & checks.
We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics & FIFA World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, & excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to
build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience & security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and
find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be
The Data Product Development group is a key component of Visa's Technology organization that provides the enabling technology & processes to manage Visa's data assets & deliver value added information
products & services to customers. Areas of focus include Business Intelligence & Analytics, Marketing Services, Commercial Card, Fraud/Authentication & Risk. The portfolio comprises of over 90 data products for various external clients & internal lines of business. We provide services on behalf of traditional bank customers to millions of cardholders & merchants around the world. Our application development is on the cutting edge of technology, & we are viewed as innovative leaders within our industry.
Our Project Analysts are highly visible leaders, building bridges across Visa to ensure projects are effectively developed, integrated & deployed with quality & on time delivery into our production systems.
We are actively looking for several talented Project Analysts to join our team.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Accountable for the end-to-end planning & execution of one or more projects and/or Agile teams. Lead & negotiate, scope, schedule, budget, risks, deployments & communications for projects & initiatives.
Coach multiple teams through the software development life cycle using Agile, Scrum, & Lean practices & work cross-functionally throughout the company to ensure projects are developed & deployed with quality & timely delivery into our production systems.
Ask thoughtful questions to help our customers, product owners, & product managers to maximize ROI & meet company objectives. Understand product strategy & benefits of key deliverables in area of responsibility.
Work with product owner to promote & contribute to the improvement of the product backlog
Facilitate sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, & other scrum ceremonies
Facilitate discussion & conflict resolution
Coach team in estimation techniques
Ability to shield the team from outside distractions & interferences
Ability to track & remove impediments for the team
Develop metrics & reports using Rally to help the team understand its health & progress & to set goals
Leading & coaching a team in its Agile adoption
Coach team members to understand Scrum & the Agile Principles
Influencing change that increases team performance at a sustainable pace
Agile release planning
Ensure clear communication & collaboration among the Product Owner & members of the Development team.
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience required
3+ years of Scrum Master experience
5+ years relevant Program/Project Management experience
Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, TDD, Continuous Delivery, Pairing, Automated Testing
Good prioritization, negotiation & communication skills
Experience with other Lean/Agile framework & methods, i.e.: Kanban, SAFe, XP, etc
Strong written & oral communication skills
Decisive but inclusive decision making in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently with light supervision
Proficient in at least one agile project management tool: Rally, Jira, Version One, etc.
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines & applicable local law.