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Visa // credit cards
Product, Full Time       Posted: Saturday, September 07, 2019
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  Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, & fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network & scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

As a Program Manager at Visa, you will lead complex, multi-disciplinary programs for the DPS Program Management team. You will plan requirements with stakeholders & guide programs through the entire lifecycle considering all stakeholder inputs across different functions. This includes monitoring project schedules & working with stakeholders to ensure that multiple, simultaneous projects are working together to drive to the success of an entire program.

You will also be supporting project stakeholders in identifying risks & bottle necks, & using your influence to alleviate those roadblocks. You will be responsible for the execution & delivery through completion, for a program. Programs can often span office locations & time zones, & your responsibility will be to keep all stakeholders coordinated on the program's status, milestones & deadlines.

The person filling this position will be responsible & accountable for coordinating activities & communicating status of projects related to new products, features & services that drive client satisfaction, differentiate the Visa DPS product offering, & drive Visa DPS Service revenues.

  • Essential Functions

  • Will plan, execute, & deliver projects through completion for a product or program

  • Independently manage a range of projects & initiatives, providing structure through the full lifecycle

  • Lead a cross functional team consisting of individual contributors & managers who are conceptualizing, rationalizing, & driving multiple simultaneous projects

  • Work with variety of stakeholders to manage scope, secure support & resources for execution, & deploy processes that improve day-to-day operations

  • Reconcile competing priorities, utilize synergies, align complementary initiatives, & build coalitions among cross-functional partners

  • Work through challenges, identify bottlenecks & dependencies, & unblock teams for execution

  • Work daily with cross functional teams to gather & communicate project status, progress, milestones, deliverables, outcomes, & lessons learned to all applicable parties

  • Understand & report project impact & fit on overall program development budget

  • Demonstrates Visa Leadership principles


Basic Qualifications

  • 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of work experience & a Bachelor's Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.

  • Strong product development skills with a sound understanding of payment technology, risk & fraud management, other ecosystem requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in the payments industry (e.g. payment processing, acquiring, payment technology provider, payment brand etc.)

  • 3+ years of experience in technical or business program/project management

  • Proficiency with linear software development life cycles & software development methodologies such as Agile (SAFe) & waterfall.

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral & written. Must be able to communicate effectively & confidently with users, team members & management.

  • Aptitude to collaborate with cross functional teams to build robust, reliable & scalable payment solutions

  • Aptitude for understanding, digesting & analyzing complex systems integration.

  • Strong facilitation skills. Must be able to elicit requirements from various personalities across organizational & geographical boundaries.

  • Must be flexible & willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.

  • Ability to work some flexible hours due to varying time zones across Visa's regions.

  • Knowledge in issuer processing technology or solutions

Additional Information

Work Authorization:

  • Authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment for this position. Visa will not sponsor applicants for work visas in connection with this position.

Work Hours

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.


  • Incumbent must be able to travel up to 25%

Physical Requirements

  • This position will be performed in an office setting.The position will require the incumbent to sit & stand at a desk, communicate in person & by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones & computers, reach with hands & arms, & bend or lift up to 25 pounds.


  • Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines & applicable local law.
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