Technical Project Manager - OpenVisaNet
- Bengaluru, India
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 more than 5,000 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.
This position will lead projects in the Open VisaNet / Long Term Architecture program, a multi-year strategic initiative to transform the VisaNet architecture with cost effective, scalable payment solutions using commodity hardware and distributed technologies. The delivery will include domestic processing solutions, as driven by the business. The position works with technical staff, business partners and senior management across organizational boundaries to obtain resources, schedule work activities and coordinate all areas to successfully complete project deliverables. Project Managers provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams to deliver IT solutions for complex, large-scale, IT projects and are accountable for tasks covering the entire project and development life cycle. Responsibilities and qualifications are, as follows:
Responsible for managing large scale, cross divisional program/projects with budgets in excess of $25M.
Work with Product Owners to develop living project roadmaps which align to business objectives and sequenced by priority and resource availability.
Work with business and technology subject matter experts to define scope, create estimates, develop budgets, and produce documentation needed for funding approvals.
Ensure the program and projects are in compliance with Visa's Project Management Methodology and Key Controls and that accurate and timely information is reported regularly on program progress and financial status.
Provide timely and accurate reporting to all stakeholders; hold regular cross organizational management briefings.
Lead boldly and utilize hard and soft skills to influence participants of all levels towards the common goal.
Management of multiple Scrum Teams with geographically distributed team members.
Drive Scrum Teams to self-organization, utilizing Agile Best Practices responsible for end-to-end Feature Management, i.e., Feature Grooming, Feature/Release Planning, Sprint Cycle, Release Management
Proactively identify and mitigate risks and issues.
Identify and manage dependencies and impacts
Maintain meticulous records of projects and programs financials, issues, risks, decisions, schedules.
Exercise independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor.
Bachelor degree (BA/BS) in Business, Computer Science or a related technical discipline. Advanced degree is a plus.
12+ years of experience, as an Analyst, Project Manager or Developer, working with technical teams developing Enterprise class software applications.
CSM certification is required. PMP and SPC certifications are highly preferred but not required. Strong knowledge of Project Management and SDLC principles and practices and agile frameworks.
Demonstrable analytical skills and enthusiastic problem solver
Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles.
Demonstrable verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Ability to work with minimal guidance. Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and manage one’s time.
Ability to thoroughly understand complex business and technical issues and influence decision making at all levels of the organization without formal reporting structure authority.
Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, and SharePoint) required. Working knowledge of Clarity PPM and Agile tools such as CA Central (Rally), Confluence Wiki, Tableau, and JIRA strongly preferred.
Diversity & Inclusion
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.
By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.