Senior Technology Risk Management Analyst

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and 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 and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.

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

Job Description

Visa is seeking an experienced senior technology risk management analyst that will work with our internal teams to assess and manage key technology risks.  Specifically, the candidate will be responsible for the oversight and execution of a process designed to capture risks, ensure the correct stakeholders evaluate the risk, and then present the risks to decision-makers.  The candidate will collaborate with other team members involved in the overall process, and will help to ensure that risks are processed and evaluated timely.  The candidate must be have an understanding of technology risks and controls, and effectively collaborate with multiple stakeholders. The position reports to the Director of Technology Risk (within our Enterprise Risk Management organization).



  • Oversee the execution of the exception process, identifying and remediating inefficiencies in the process as necessary

  • Execute the exceptions management process

  • Follow-up with stakeholders to answer additional questions or to get clarifications

  • Track status of exceptions, provide reporting to management and stakeholders

  • Collaborate with other teams involved in the process (e.g. Cybersecurity, Risk Assessment, etc.)

  • Run/Manage governance meetings end-to-end (scheduling, execution, follow-up)

  • Understand technical controls (expertise not required)

  • Provide the first level of review of exceptions to ensure sufficient information is included in requests

  • Continuously evaluate and propose enhancements to the process

  • Execute governance responsibilities, act as Secretary for those meetings



    At Visa, everyone is a leader. We have a core set of principles that we share amongst our employees. These Leadership Principles apply to everyone at Visa, regardless of role, title, level, function or location.  The successful candidate will possess the ability to lead by example, communicate openly, enable and inspire, excel with partners, act decisively, and collaborate.  



  • You have 5+ years of experience executing complex processes

  • Prior experience with technology controls a plus

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity (e.g. access management, data security, etc.), availability (e.g. incident and change management, capacity management), and business continuity risks and controls

  • You are able to prioritize deliverables and projects to meet timelines efficiently, to adapt to changes in priorities quickly

  • You possess solid analytical and problem solving skills

  • You effectively communicate formally and informally

  • You have the ability to facilitate group discussions and debate across geographic, functional lines and levels

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in regulated industries a plus, but not required

  • Prior experience in payments a plus, but not required

Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49  of the San Francisco Police Code.    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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