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Visa // credit cards
Product, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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  Company Description

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions & governments in more than 200 countries & territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & checks.

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates & fees for consumers. Visa's innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world's major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds & access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier & helps grow economies.

Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions & products that deliver the convenience & security of digital currency to more peopleall over the world.

Visa Direct is a path-breaking new platform that enable Visa clients (issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants & service providers) to facilitate real-time funds transfers & disbursements to Visa accounts globally using push payment technology. Visa Direct is targeted at an estimated $80 trillion global opportunity in push payments across many consumer & business applications such as mobile peer-to-peer payments, marketplace payouts, digital disbursements, bill payments & cross-border remittances.

Job Description

This is a global role within the Visa Direct product organization reporting to the Vice President & Head, Visa Direct Global Platform & Solutions. The role-holder will help develop & manage the medium-term vision & strategy for the platform. As the Visa Direct platform evolves rapidly to address new markets, use-cases & services, this role will define the overarching vision & strategy to guide that evolution. Equal parts strategist, product manager, & data analyst, the role-holder will articulate a consistent platform story to Visa executive leadership, clients & partners. S/he will also guide new product development by helping the product management team identify gaps proactively.

The role-holder will also identify synergies between Visa Direct & other internal & external payment services for example - tokenization, authentication, aliasing etc. & help integrate these into the product roadmap. The role-holder will also track trends in related domains such as real-time payments, open banking, blockchain etc. & develop insights for executive decision-making. In addition to working closely with the Visa Direct product management team, the role-holder will work closely with colleagues in Business Operations, Finance & Communications for executive reporting, business planning & product marketing.



5 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)


  • At least 1 year in the payments or software industries in a product management or solution architecture role.
  • A stint in strategy consulting or market analysis will be considered a strong asset
  • Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines & frequent changes
  • Ability to explain complex business & technical concepts to a broad audience in clear & convincing terms.
  • An advanced degree e.g. MBA strongly preferred
  • ** Can be based in San Francisco or Foster City, CA **

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: This position requires the incumbent to travel for work up to 10% of the time.

Additional Information

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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