Principal Solutions Manager, BI Solutions

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and 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: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and 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 and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and 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 and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

The BI Solutions group within Data Products organization works with internal business teams to enable faster decision-making, data democratization and self-service through building innovative, scalable best-in-class dashboarding and reporting solutions. Our goal is to empower and enable business partners to glean valuable insights from Visa's unique global data assets. Our BI developers are critical members of the team that supports Visa's global organization.

The position will be based at Visa's Arlington, VA office

We are looking for a Principal Solutions Manager, BI Solutions who is comfortable engaging with business owners, data geeks and technology teams alike and has strong experience in translating business needs into measurable outcomes. This manager will be expected to be hands-on, focused on using data to drive business decisions and is passionate about building effective and engaging visualizations to support Global Visa Direct business. The manager is expected to possess strong collaboration and influencing skills to effectively lead cross-functional teams to drive deliverables, projects and engagements to completion.


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 and 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
  • Education or experience with analytics/BI in banking/payments industry as well as understanding of payments industry data and metrics is desirable
  • Skilled in developing scalable dashboards using Tableau/other visualization tools and structuring data behind them to drive optimal performance. Experience connecting Tableau to Hadoop datasets through Hive or Datameer or similar toolset

  • Strong SQL skills, exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to execute fast-paced and dynamic projects in a highly organized manner on a tight schedule

  • Good listening and communication skills to understand core business problem internal partners are trying to solve

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor

  • Must work well in highly collaborative, matrixed and team oriented environment

  • Strategic and analytical ability to synthesize and organize data/information into actionable recommendations with clear customer and shareholder impact


Essential Functions

  • Own and execute the roadmap for the suite of KPIs, reports and dashboards for Global Visa Direct

  • Manage a team of 2 contractors to build scalable reporting capabilities for users across the globe

  •  Develop deep partnership with the product team and be the thought-partner for defining KPIs for new initiatives and product capabilities

  • Become an expert in Visa data and sources to quickly determine the best way to put information together

  • Collaborate with the broader BI Solutions, platform team and Technology to develop, optimize and align BI solutions to meet business needs


Work Hours

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business


Travel Requirements

  • This position does not require the incumbent to travel


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

Additional Information

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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