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Senior Business Analyst (Ops & Infrastructure Spend Management)

Company: Visa
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 10, 2021

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.

Visa's Spend Managementteam is seeking a Senior Business Analyst in support of our Operations and Infrastructure organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct research such as market size and trends, competitive analysis to understand and translate relevant quantitative and qualitative data sets
  • Perform variance vs. forecast analysis to understand how accurate our inputs, assumptions and demand plans are to identify areas of opportunity, and create continuous improvement plans to deliver more accurate forecasts each iteration.
  • Exhibit leadership capabilities to drive large-scale projects with ambiguous scope into refined deliverables for executive consumption
  • Leveraging acquired project management skills, including ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, follow through on completion of high-profile projects
  • Bring strong relationship management skills to Influence stakeholders and various levels of senior leadership, and manage customer expectations

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Business Analytics, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business or related field, and 5-6 years of experience in the following:
  • Dealing with different software licensing methods in the FinTech industry
  • SQL queries to help collect data from disparate sources
  • Creating cost transparency and cost clarity programs for CIO/CTO office

  • Understand key infrastructure products and understand the core concepts behind "running IT like a business"
  • Analytical skills and experience using analytics tools such as Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Demonstrated capability in working with large virtual teams
  • U.S. work authorization: Visa will not sponsor in connection with this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical background and strong quantitative skills & experience taking raw data and drawing actionable insights from it
  • Understanding of data centers and IT frameworks
  • Technology industry experience
  • Prior Business Analytics/Management experience
  • MBA

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.
  • Requires availability to meet with teams in the Asia Pacific and Europe time zones on a regular basis.

Travel Requirements:

  • This position does not require the incumbent to travel.

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, and reach with hands and arms.

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.

Keywords: Visa, Austin , Senior Business Analyst (Ops & Infrastructure Spend Management), Other , Austin, Texas

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