Director, Data Product - Geospatial Data ScientistVisa - Foster City, CA
Do you get excited at the prospect of using data to answer strategic questions for some of the world's largest issuers, acquirers and merchants? From understanding broad trends in the payment space such as contactless payment and luxury retail shopping to answering granular business questions on online sales
performance on Cyber Monday or analyzing How India Demonetization is impacting the payment world globally.
Visa Data Products team builds cutting edge enterprise data products to enable our Businesses as well as external client. Data Products Team provides opportunity to think, Evangelize, socialize and build Data Products like an
. The team offers its members exciting opportunities to help grow the function and further establish analytics as a market-place differentiator for Visa.
Are you excited about the possibility of bringing your GIS/geospatial experience to the payment industry? Do you have expertise in several major geospatial platforms (ESRI, ENVI, PCI,
, Trillium, Remote View, etc.)? Are you proficient in Spatial
Temporal Statistical Modeling?
As a Geospatial Data Scientist, you will work with the data product team to use sophisticated methods to identify merchant’s location globally
Based in Foster City, You will be working with multiple Business verticals & Technology Teams
Utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software to produce, display, and
analyze geographic information
Developing research strategies for discovery projects with clients
Using the latest geospatial innovations to propose R&D software solutions that accommodate
emerging trends in data quantity and quality
Persistence in identifying, quantifying and resolving data discrepancies
Drive strategy to improve Geo coverage across priority countries at the merchant location level
Author User stories Being the product owner for merchant location insights
Leader who can bring diverse opinion and Point of views to logical conclusion
Excellent Data analysis and SQL skills for user acceptance
Develops and champions Product vision, strategy, and roadmap for a product area
Designing, testing algorithms and conducting prototyping to evaluate possible scenarios leveraging computational and statistical techniques for the development of novel approaches for high-throughput geospatial data analyses
3 years of experience with Geographic Information Systems
3 years of experience with Geospatial analysis
Experience in Big data, Hadoop, Spark and Spark REST API, machine learning, redshift including spark
Expert level skills in
PowerPoint and visualization tools like Tableau
A “driver” personality. Biased towards action. Never stop pushing for clarity and delivery.
Data Modeling and Data Architecture experience a huge plus
Excessive entrepreneurial drive
recent startup experience preferred
Experience with Agile methodologies such as Lean Startup, Scrum, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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Visa connects consumers, merchants and financial institutions around the world with products and services that make payments more convenient and more secure.
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