Project Manager
Austin , Texas
August 26, 2017
Company Description

Visa Corporate IT group has embarked on a major transformation journey. We are transforming ourselves into a true engineering organization where we put customer experience and end user support first. As part of this strategy, we are consolidating several of our operational functions into a single area focused on providing world class operational support to our end users. Additionally, we are moving our engineering teams into a new organization, leveraging a DevOps mindset, focused on delivering projects\solutions in a more efficient manner. This change is geared towards rethinking how we provide engineering support for the services we're responsible for. As a member of the End User Technology team, Project Support Analyst position is a technical position responsible for successful project delivery and project management while working with matrixed teams comprised of Networking, Unified Communications, Server Infrastructure, Development, QA, Operations, Support and Business personnel. The successful candidate will work with a dynamic and evolving global team that is driving the charge to ensure that Visa is not only the best way to pay but also the best place to work with state of the art end user technology and solutions.

Job Description

  • Manage multiple large projects, independently own and manage multiple change requests, new initiatives, etc.
  • Mindset to read and understand detail business and technical requirements;
  • Identify key stakeholders and work to achieve project objectives Create detail project schedule, Gantt chart, critical path, etc
  • Manage project status report, issues, action items, risks, change log, internal and external dependencies, etc.
  • Follow up on issues and action items towards resolution.
  • Regularly monitor and report on project progress.
  • Facilitate project status meetings, requirements and design discussions, and defect status reviews.
  • Coordinate project estimating process, manage project budget, forecast, planned vs. actual.
  • Work with vendors to develop, review and execute contracts.
  • Develop innovative methods to effectively manage project constraints.
  • Own and manage project SharePoint site, Project Work Book (PWB) and project communication plan.
  • Work with project team to enforce Visa compliance requirements.


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, IT or a technical related field.
  • PMP certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience required, preferably with payments systems, billing applications, formal project management methodology.
  • Prior experience/knowledge of Visa's PMM processes is desirable.
  • Proven experience in managing people, process and project in a heavily matrixed organization structure is required.
  • Demonstrated experience leading technical teams in the delivery of large scale software development, operational and integration efforts.
  • Working knowledge of the software development lifecycle from requirements gathering to post-implementation production support, including quality assurance and system integration.
  • Strong process orientation and a solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies and best practices.
  • Deep understanding of client contract management.

Required Skills
  • Ability to understand complex business requirements and functions.
  • Ability to understand complex systems, and its interfaces.
  • Well organized, attention to detail, great planning and execution skills.
  • Proven skills in co-coordinating, managing large projects in a matrix environment.
  • Adaptability and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • Knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Clarity, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player; able to communicate with technical and business experts at all levels of the organization.
  • Solid analytical skills; able to think strategically and creatively.
  • Able to coordinate/manage up to 10 projects; Support other PMs with larger efforts
  • Understanding of Visa's global billing, global operating certificates and revenue systems is a plus.

Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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.

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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