Payment Analyst

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Position Location: Foster City, CA

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and 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, and 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 and 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, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and 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 Payment Analyst in our team, you will be responsible for providing clients in-depth insight into their payment process. This will require you to apply your extensive payment knowledge on extremely large and complicated datasets in order to show where and how they can improve their business. You will often be working with clients with substantially different needs and levels of technical abilities and should be able to communicate to both effectively. Your experience and feedback will be key to building out the long-term roadmap feature-set as well as providing critical support in how we go to market.


Basic Qualification

  • 10 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive payment industry experience. Especially around authorization and settlement flows

  • Experience working with Financial Data Modeling

  • Demonstrated track record in presenting results in analytic findings

  • Understanding of DB Schemas

  • Data Science experience preferred

  • Familiarity with performing in-depth data analysis

  • Data preparation experience

  • Strong sense of ethics and responsibility regarding consumer data

  • Familiarity with macro programming in Excel

  • Proficiency in Tableau (both desktop and server) and Excel

  • Client facing consulting experience

  • Strong communication skills with an emphasis on taking complicated concepts and distilling them down into actionable and understandable tasks

Additional Information

Essential Functions

  • Working closely with Clients to increase authorization rates and the overall health of their business through the power of data and analytics.

  • Assist in building the product roadmap through client facing feedback

  • Mine through newly imported data to identify new analytics opportunities

  • Assist in the construction of ETL design work

  • Research and document new data sources and features for future incorporation into the data platform

  • Perform ad hoc analysis for the senior leaders of the Product Management team


Travel Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 25% of the time.


Mental/Physical Requirements

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


EEO Statement

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

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