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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Highlands Ranch


Company Description
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description and Responsibilities
Manages the maintenance release process and ensures that the integrated set of Issuer Processing applications and services successfully deploys to the Production environment
Conducts installation planning and execution to all platforms and environments, including but not limited to QA, Certification and Production, related to the Maintenance Release schedule.
Compiles, analyzes, and communicates all maintenance activities and project implementations that occur across the organization, to ensure stakeholders are aware, and recommend solutions when a schedule conflict is discovered
Identifies and/or communicates any installation related timing concerns (between different platforms, or for a specific task), any dependencies (between code from different platforms), and risks to our operations
Owns the consolidated install plan which describes the order of key install packages, dependencies, and risks 
Develops and tracks installation validation plans
Schedules and coordinates the release command centers
Conducts post-installation “lessons learned” sessions and produces post-production installation reporting as required
Manages the scope of each release through the Release Change Control Process
Acts as liaison between Project Management, Product Development, Business Stakeholders, & Operations organizations
Maintains the organization’s Event Calendar which contains release dates, any significant maintenance activities, and off-cycle project launches
Creates and maintains the annual maintenance release schedule for Issuer Processing
Manages all release related processes, continually reviewing and improving as needed

Minimum 8+ years participating in and managing complex and highly matrixed cross platform software releases
Minimum of 5- 8 years managing technical projects; developing and creating project plans, managing change and risk, and tracking and reporting progress
Broad and in-depth knowledge and experience in project management.  Strong process orientation; solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies and best practices.
Highly motivated, resourceful and able to work independently with initial guidance and direction
Experience and high comfort level with communicating in all formats to individuals at all levels of the company
Leverage experience, demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgment in managing complex situations
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Experience with Release Management and ITIL Service Management practices
Ability to analyze and organize a plan based upon available information
Ability to delegate tasks and ensure successful task completion
Ability to influence without direct authority to achieve necessary goals
Strong teamwork, interpersonal & relationship-building skills
Strong process orientation; solid understanding of project management techniques, methodologies and best practices
Working knowledge and experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project or similar project management software
Working knowledge of Share Point is a plus
Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, business, information technology or related technical discipline from an accredited college or

About the company

About Visa
As a premier payments technology company, Visa’s global network connects thousands of financial institutions with millions of merchants and cardholders every day.

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