Director - Cybersecurity Reporting and Strategy

Foster City, CA, United States

Company Description

Visa 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 Description

The Executive Reporting and Strategic Initiatives Director will lead the cybersecurity reporting and metrics team. The ideal candidate is deadline-driven, highly detail-oriented, experiencing with managing small teams, and has a track record of effectively communicating complex and/or technical information both written and verbally. Ability to manage a large group of stakeholders and short timelines is also critical. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee planned and ad hoc cybersecurity reporting deliverables
  • Identify opportunities to improve and streamline reporting and automate reporting requirements where possible
  • Partner with stakeholders to define and develop key metrics (e.g., OKRs, KRIs, KPIs)
  • Synthesize information from multiple sources and distill it in crisp, clear language appropriate for a variety of audiences including technology and business executives
  • Analyze and correlate raw data sets to derive key insights and actions that will be presented to executives
  • Collaborate with technical staff and other key stakeholders to identify, define, collect key metrics, and program updates to develop high-impact communications to highlight team efforts.
  • Conduct quality assurance on the data quality and edit reports
  • Highly skilled in creating visual presentations and developing content for written reports
  • Deliver on ad hoc reporting requests for management and cross functional strategic initiative efforts

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications
• 10 or more years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or at least 8 years of relevant work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g., Masters/ MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD
o Three to eight (3-8) years’ experience managing distributed team members
• Work independently yet collaboratively across regional and matrixed reporting lines. Act decisively, escalates effectively and proactively, ensure transparency and objectivity
• Outstanding written and verbal communication ability and an aptitude for effectively conveying complex and/or technical information to an executive audience
• Superior critical thinking, quantitative and qualitative analytical, and problem-solving skills, with experience taking raw data and drawing actionable insights and formulating it into effective email, spreadsheets, presentations, etc., ability to correlate data across multiple reports to ensure consistency
• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
• Experience working with senior leadership at the SVP and VP-levels
• Experience using PowerBI and Tableau, and other reporting tools

Preferred Qualifications
• 12 or more years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g., Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD
• Ability to juggle shifting priorities
• Self-motivated and driven to get the right things done efficiently (comfortable prioritizing)

Additional Information

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.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 169,200.00 to 220,000.00 USD, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

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Region: North America
Country: United States
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