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Business Optimization Analyst

Job 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. 

Functional Summary 

The Global Business Optimization team has a simple mission: we turn massive amounts of data into actionable insights that drive business value.  Our analytic consultants and data analysts work with Visa’s clients and staff to improve portfolio and product performance, program profitability and cardholder experiences around the world.  By coupling in-depth analysis of portfolio behavior with Visa’s world-class products, digital offerings and marketing capabilities, we ensure our clients’ programs operate at their peak potential and that cardholders have seamless commerce experiences in both the physical and digital world.

Position Summary

As part of the Client Services organization, this role helps to deliver this vision to our clients.  In this role, you will use strong analytical skills, contextual business sense and a creative flair to solve real world business challenges for Visa issuing banks, acquirers and merchants.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain standard and customized operational reports across various measures
  • Provide data support for Visa clients, team members and other internal resources
  • Research and implement better methods to streamline data collection, automation and reporting efforts
  • Work effectively with internal/external resources to define analytical objectives, data requirements, obtain data and perform in-depth analyses to achieve a defined business objective
  • Assist with examining client performance against industry best practices with an eye to identifying opportunity for performance improvements and/or increased profitability
  • Examine data sources and ensure that reporting and presentations are accurate and logicalPresent data to management and team members in a straight forward, understandable manneri

 

 

Specialist Experience

Basic Qualifications

  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of work experience or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Must be proficient in all MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access) with advanced Excel spreadsheet skills. 

  • Advanced Tableau skills are highly desirable.

  • High level of proficiency manipulating and aggregating data in both standard and non-standard formats from a variety of sources.  Big data skills (Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Pig) and SQL skills are required.  Experience with SAS, R or Python is desirable.

  • Visa experience or knowledge of the bankcard industry (including payment processing, operations and risk) is desirable

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

 

Job Summary

Company
Visa
City
Foster City
Country
  • United States
Industries
  • Finance
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP274254
Posted
17 May 2019
Applications Deadline
24 June 2019

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