Cybersecurity Analyst - Audit and Compliance (GRC)

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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

This hands-on Analyst position will serve as part of Visa's Cybersecurity Audit and Compliance (A&C) function within the Cybersecurity Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) team, reporting to Director/Sr. Director, providing oversight, coordination, and delivering the activities that support successful internal audits, external audits and compliance, and regulatory activities. This role will also assist with validating the ongoing effectiveness of Cybersecurity controls across Visa (both automated and manual), working with a variety of control owners within the Cybersecurity organization, and evaluating control design and standards in a variety of program areas. This position requires an individual that can effectively balance the individual elements of each of these activities, while keeping the overall program on track This position will also support the sharing/dissemination of requested information to external customers and clients, following Visa's requirements/standards and presenting himself/herself as a strong and effective communicator and liaison.


Basic Qualfications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Business Administration or another related field. Significant and relevant technical experience meeting the job description may be substituted for degree requirements.
  • Must have 3+ years of work experience in Information Security, Audit, Risk, and/or Compliance. Open to experience in other relevant fields (i.e., finance, business administration, information technology, etc.) as long as candidate can demonstrate relevancy to this Information Security based role.
  • Must have 2+ years direct participation and experience across common industry security policy areas, including, but not limited to ISO, NIST, COSO, COBIT, PCI, FFIEC, SOX, SSAE16/ISAE3402, SOC 2 and others. Candidates with experience in Audit/Compliance/Regulatory discussions and proactive readiness activities in a large global financial institution or a matrix organization preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with multiple individuals on internal and external delivery
  • Ability to synthesize a variety of data points, problem solve and formulate comprehensive and effective execution and risk mitigation plans.
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and support compliance and certification audits.
  • Ability to influence beyond immediate team and with those of more experience / seniority
  • Must be extremely flexible and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities on very tight deadlines.
  • CISSP, CISA, CEH Certifications preferred

Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours
  • This position may require the incumbent to attend weekly meetings with AP and UK outside core business hours on a regular basis

Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 25-35% of the time when it is safe to do so.  

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.


Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.  

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