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Senior Technical Program Manager - Data Platform

Company: Visa
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVisa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world - helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.Job DescriptionWe are the Data Platform Technology team within Visa. We collaborate with every other team at Visa to deliver on our broad mandate of Data Platforms that are secure, robust, and effective. To achieve this, we continuously and proactively reflect, learn, and commit to develop our platform, our processes, and our people.We are actively looking for a talented and versatile Sr Technical Program Manager to join our team! -RESPONSIBILITIESAccountable for the end-to-end planning and implementation of complex projects and/or Agile teams. Lead and negotiate, scope, schedule, budget, risks, deployments and communications for projects and initiatives.Lead project level retrospectives, post-mortems, and RCAs (Root Cause Analysis) with clear next steps, action items, and follow-up.Coach multiple teams through the software development process using Agile, Scrum, and Lean practices and work openly and boldly across all functions and geographies to ensure projects are developed and deployed with quality and timely delivery into our production systems. -Ask thoughtful questions to help our customers, product owners, and product managers to maximize value and meet company objectives. Understand product strategy and benefits of the work you're doing with your teams! -Guide groups through processes that help them come to solutions and make decisions.As a change agent, discover opportunities for process improvements, pilot and then drive on a larger scale.Proactively identifies and anticipates barriers. Assertively and creatively removes obstacles that slow down or prevent programs from delivering against project objectives.Implement Visa PMM required project gates and artifacts. In parallel, partner to improve our internal tools and processes with an agile mindset.Champion the adoption of key engineering practices like Reflection, Learning, Code Review, and Continuous Integration.Take initiative to create and grow our learning community, and be an Agile and Leadership Champion within the organization.Position Location:------position will be based -in -Palo Alto, CA.--- Visa will not provide relocation assistance in connection with this position.---QualificationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS--- 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD--- Minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a concentration in Computer Science or a related technical discipline--- Work experience as a project manager, program manager and/or developer, working with technical teams developing software solutions for 7-10 years with a Bachelor's Degree or 6 years with an Advanced Degree or 3 years with a PhD.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS--- 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD--- Demonstrated curiosity and ability to understand architectural and technical aspects of Data Platform and DevOps projects.--- Excellent communication skills.--- Excellent facilitation skills with ability to influence change at higher levels.--- Experience in managing big data open source services projects is a plus. --- Large scale migrations experience is a plus.--- One or more Agile certifications: CSM, PMI ACP, ICAgile.--- PMP, PRINCE2 or similar detailed knowledge of formal project management processes.Additional InformationVisa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.Travel Requirements: This position requires travel -5-10% of the time.Mental/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.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.Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.SummaryType: Full-timeFunction: Product Management

Keywords: Visa, Palo Alto , Senior Technical Program Manager - Data Platform, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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