Senior Risk Analyst
Foster City , California
August 26, 2017
Company Description
Common Purpose, Uncommon
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 uncommonopportunity 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 primary purpose of this position is to evaluate incoming supplier engagements to ensure suppliers are accurately and efficiently risk evaluated initially and periodically thereafter during the lifecycle. This position will be responsible for assessing incoming supplier engagements for high risk exposure. This includes working with sourcing and/or business partners to ensure data is complete and accurate, inherent risks are correctly identified
and residual risks are assessed correctly. To ensure risk is captured correctly, this role will  require understanding various risk stakeholders programs (Anti-Bribery, Physical Security, Data Privacy, etc.) and their acceptable controls to conduct due diligence or determine any incremental due diligence and determine residual risk. This person will work closely with the Risk Stakeholder subject matter experts when issues arise to get them remediated or risk accepted and will partner with Business Owners and Sourcing leads wherever necessary to obtain clarification on open issues or incorrect input and record and document updates as evidences of change in engagement records. This role will need to ensure timely maintenance and updates for supplier profiles which includes performing ongoing risk assessment and analysis of supplier's holistic


  • Have a strong understanding of Payment Systems and Supplier Risk to be able to
    validate for accuracy and completeness of the requests for purchase of goods
    and services from suppliers
  • Have a broad understanding of multiple risk areas such as Anti-Bribery, information
    security, business continuity, physical security, reputational and financial
  • Understanding of inherent risks, controls, and residual risks as applicable for companies in
    the financial services and technology industry to evaluate risk profiles to
    determine if the responses for questions in request submitted by Business
    Owners accurately represent the supplier risk posed to Visa by the requested
    goods and services
  • Have a solid understanding of Payment System Risk to evaluate engagements with risk
    exposure to determine appropriate risk information is being captured and to be
    able to explain the risk requirements and subsequent steps to all participants
    of the Supplier Risk Management process
  • Ability to act as a liaison between different stakeholders and business owners to
    ensure accurate risk and control information related to the requested goods and
    services is being documented
  • Ability to quickly develop strong understanding of the process flow and risk logic
    within the supplier manager tool to successfully support business and risk
    stakeholder in completing risk assessments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to clearly communicate with senior executives

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Employer will accept Bachelor's in Information Technology, Business, Finance, or related
    field; and 4-5 year(s) of work experience in job offered or 3 year(s) of work
    experience in a senior risk analyst- related occupation. Education or experience must include:  
  • Executing risk programs, information security programs and/or audit program
  • Experience with security and operational risk programs within the payment industry;
  • Risk assessments and developing risk frameworks and process to determine the outcome
    applied to entire population and demonstrating an effective result;
  • Experience with leading projects/team across multiple groups;
  • Conducting business and business process assessments involving selection of standards and
    baseline values required to define a risk framework;
  • Experience with supplier or vendor assessment framework and tools

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

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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