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Helpful (5)

Good place to work.!

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Former Employee - Director in Foster City, CA
Former Employee - Director in Foster City, CA

I worked at Visa Inc. full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Benefits, compensation and growth opportunities. Team focus with support from management. Ability to share thoughts and ideas freely as well.

Cons

Management doesn't convey company vision to rest of team. Lots of internal politics. Must protect yourself and actions at all times. Should be careful who you convey ideas to as well.

Advice to Management

Work on sharing company vision better.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Enjoyed the challenges. Great Company, but watch your back.

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Foster City, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Foster City, CA

    I worked at Visa Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits, access to current technologies.

    Cons

    Teamwork is challenged, as others have said, SLOW decision making, internal competition can be stifling or scary. Be prepared to work 12 hours/day or whatever it takes to meet deadlines. Exhausting. You may not have a cube or office, but just open seating, however they may also allow you to work from home nearby on VPN as long as you can show up for meetings. Security paranoia is understandable and also one of the reasons it is so difficult to get things done. Data integration is tricky with systems all isolated by firewalls. And projects all locked down and secured. "Skip Level meeting", (unless you scheduled it) means you are getting canned.

    Advice to Management

    Hold managers accountable for the core values, including diversity. Need more longer term stability in internal department organization. Every time you reorganize and jerk people around, employees waste time moving and re-securing their project data as well as their cube spaces (if they have a cube or office). System administrators cant keep up with demand for authorizing and de-authorize access, and migration of team folders and data. Big waste of time.

  2. Helpful (4)

    Nice place to work as contractor.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Contractor in Austin, TX
    Current Contractor - Contractor in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Visa Inc. as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice work life balance, since most of the teams follow agile/scrum. Nice pay. Great infrastructure.

    Cons

    Sometimes the processes will slow things down for us to get tasks done in the project.

    Right now FTE recruitment process seems too complicated.

    Advice to Management

    Regarding FTE recruitment there are too many constraints, which may lead to missing people with right skill and experience for the existing projects.

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