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Visa Inc. Overview

Foster City, CA
10000+ employees
1958
Company - Public (V)
IT Services
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network ... Read more

Mission: To connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

Our vision is to be the best way to pay and be paid for everyone, everywhere.

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Visa Inc. – Why Work For Us?


Everyone knows Visa, but few get to shape it. As the world’s leading payments network, Visa is driving economic growth and improving lives by transforming the way the world pays. We are the brand that made electronic payments easy to use, secure and literally everywhere you want to be.


At Visa, the work we do makes a difference in the world. It’s estimated than nearly two billion people worldwide lack access to safe, reliable and convenient financial services. In every country of the world, millions are constrained by the limitations of cash to save, pay bills and conduct everyday transactions. By 2020, Visa has committed to extending financial access to 500 million unbanked people. We are focused on changing the cycle of financial exclusion by applying our energy and resources to enabling small enterprises to succeed. Additionally, in conjunction with the Visa Foundation, we’re working to provide training, access to products, and other tools to help break the cycle of poverty. Financial Inclusion and Literacy are inextricably linked at Visa. Providing everyone, young and old, with the education they need to manage their finances responsibility is vital to healthy and robust economies. Over two decades. Visa’s award-winning financial literacy curriculum – Practical Money Skills for Life – has reached more than 40 million people in 42 countries.

 


At Visa, we foster a fun and inclusive culture that celebrates your uniqueness. We recognize that our impact is only as strong as the diverse and inclusive community that is there to build it. As a global company with 15,000 employees all over the globe, we foster vibrant communities where we live and work. We truly value the individual differences, experiences and capabilities of each employee and partner. And we take pride in living our brand and values every day as thought leaders in advancing financial literacy education and support of local charities and humanitarian efforts. Through our global employee volunteering program, we've logged nearly 30,000 volunteer hours in 2017 and have donated more than $2.9M to communities all around the world.

At Visa, we fuel your genius with learning and development, internal mobility, and the opportunity to be a part of a global team. Our employees get to learn and grow while tackling the industry’s most interesting challenges. We do meaningful work that opens up new markets and channels, empowers consumers with more choices, and ultimately delivers on our shared commitment to drive our clients’ business forward. And we partner with the best and brightest names inside and outside of the business to lead the industry in payments innovations.

With 70 offices around the world, along with innovation centers and tech centers globally, our employees share an entrepreneurial spirt and can-do attitude, working to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of payments.

Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Visa is a diverse community of disruptors, trailblazers and risk-takers who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done.

We’ve been challenging the status quo in the payments industry from day one, as the first to introduce credit, debit and prepaid cards globally. You will be part of an incredible team helping drive economic growth in 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. Whether you aspire to be an innovative engineer, savvy marketer, creative designer or financial wizard, you’ll make your mark at Visa dreaming up new ideas and gaining exposure to some of the most advanced tech in the industry, as we turn wearables, devices and even cars into new ways to pay -everywhere you go.

Dreamers - Inventors - Techies - Change Agents - Pioneers - Creatives - Trailblazers - Risk Takers...WANTED.

Apply for an Internship

Our internship program is a great way to explore career options at Visa and often leads to full time opportunities. During this 10-12 week program, you will be a vital part of our team, experience all that Visa has to offer, while learning about our business. Challenging projects, executive exposure, corporate housing, fun outings and volunteer opportunities await you! One of the highlights of our intern program is the Annual Global Intern Summit in San Francisco – two days of networking, amazing events, interaction with our leaders, and a deep dive into our business.

Apply for our New College Graduate & Rotational Programs

Looking for a full time role? Browse our new grad positions and discover how you can begin your career with us. Want exposure to various parts of the business? Apply to our highly competitive New Graduate Development Program (NGDP) and rotate through four unique, non-technical 6-month assignments with the possibility of an international rotation. Regardless of your direction, you’ll find a fit with us doing what you love, all while learning valuable skills to take your career to the next level.

If you are passionate about making your impact in the world, consider Visa to start your career. Visit vi.sa/apply to see our open positions and find out when we’ll be on your campus.  

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    I have been working at Visa Inc. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tons of smart, experienced people
    Cool projects and products with real impact
    Good work/life balance (mostly)
    Great respectful culture.
    Awesome CEO

    Cons

    Lack of responsibility assumption. Varying focus on execution and responding to colleagues.
    Overly focused on running the business to budget. What you thought you had at the beginning of the year is often not what you end up with, and the outcome of spending receives a lot less consideration than meeting the numbers.

    Advice to Management

    More 'lean methodology' focus on products. I realize it's hard given the focus on security and protecting the brand, but lean methodology in business means perfect does not always win in the market.

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Visa Inc. Interviews

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    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Visa Inc. (Englewood, CO) in January 2015.

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    It was a phone interview. The person conduction the interview asked questions about my previous job duties, how long I was in the position and where I see myself in 5 years.

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Visa Inc. Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2016
  • The World’s Most Valuable Brands for 2016, Forbes, 2016
  • 25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2016, Glassdoor, 2016
  • World’s Most Ethical Company, Ethisphere, 2016
  • Top 10 Innovative Brands, BizBash, 2016
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