Visa Employee Reviews in United States

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Challenging and Competitive
Global Business Continuity, Crisis Management (Former Employee) –  Foster City, CADecember 3, 2015
Compensation and benefits were very good at Visa when I was there. However, there is a trade off with work/life balance. Management varies throughout departments and organizations; they could use improvement on hiring/training managers with good supervisory skills as this is lack in many departments. Job advancement is difficult. Once you land in a job, it's very difficult to move up or into a different department.

That being said, there are so many great people who work at Visa whose personalities shine through no matter what.
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Unorganized Company
Sr. Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLJanuary 22, 2016
Working for Visa is horrible, a company of this magnitude should be well organized. There is no diversity at all, majority of management are of Hispanic decent. Management don't know anything about the policy and procedures of the company. The management are back stabbing and will lie on you to make themselves look good. Of the whole company here are about 5 African American managers working for Visa.
Pros
Compensation.
Cons
Short break, No job security
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IT Program Manager Contractor, IT Commercial PMO (Former Employee) –  Foster City, CAOctober 21, 2015
Successful managers empower their employees, capitalize on their strengths, provide consistent message of what success looks like, and address areas where employees can improve. Visa is a most fascinating and complex environment to work in, their technology is very advanced, their project management maturity level is very high, they have a large number of smart contributors. Where Visa falls short is employee burnout is extremely high, managers often raise their voice during staff meetings, respect of individuals is not part of the culture.
Pros
Extremely complex and interesting technology, lots of opportunity to learn new things.
Cons
Very disrespectful culture, high employee turnover
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Good place to continue learning
Sr. Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXJanuary 20, 2016
After being in the wild west of consulting for 3 years, it was really good to have to have gotten the chance to come to work as a full-time employee once again. Visa Inc. really values education and my current manager is always valuing input and proactive attitudes. I have been with the company long enough to have some reservations with the way that upper management is leading the company. Many of the upper IS managers that were working with Visa 3 years have retired and/or left to other companies. Read that as you will.

Also, the company culture at Visa is not ready for Agile projects. They are still tied to the Waterfall model.
Pros
Great work environment, ping-pong tables, hackathons, technology company
Cons
rotating door for IS management, poor attitude of tenured colleagues
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Don't expect to move up in this company based on your skill
Client Support Associate, Client Support (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLApril 4, 2016
For many, there isn't much advancement even if you are qualified. Others get promoted while they're on vacation. Best advise, make friends with decision makers!
Pros
decent benefits
Cons
short breaks, micromanagement
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Diverse and Great Opportunites
IT Leader (Current Employee) –  Foster City, CAMarch 1, 2016
Visa has been an outstanding organization to work for, overall. They have great benefits for compensation, plus, great opportunities for education, growth and advancement.
Pros
Excellent compensation benefits with the ability learn and continually grow and advance
Cons
Commute has become too difficult for a healthy life/work balance
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Visa Inc. is a truly pro-employee company.
SR. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLDecember 20, 2015
Best company to work for if you really want to advance in your career, management always supports you, promotions, great benefits.
Pros
Free coffee, tea, birthday cake celebrations.
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Busy and changing Culture
Senior Director of Information Security (Current Employee) –  Foster City, CANovember 12, 2015
The stock price and benefits are very good, but the culture is under constant change. Work life is out of balance with a strong emphasis of moving away from experienced workers in California
Pros
Great stock and benefits
Cons
No work life balance
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Expand your horizons
Systems Analyst (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXNovember 6, 2015
Impossible to get things accomplished at Visa because of old and inflexible processes.

Technology group is comprised almost entirely of middle age, Asian, men.

Management not fit for managerial tasks. Taking great developers and placing them in managerial roles is not the right move. Let developers do what they do best and put leaders in leadership roles.
Pros
Nice people
Cons
Bend to California time/schedule, Downgrading benefits, IT group not diverse
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Company trying hard to be a Millenial workplace
OPERATIONS ANALYST (Former Employee) –  Highlands RanchAugust 25, 2015
Company is trying hard to be a favorable workplace for Millenials. In the process, older workers are often ignored or not given opportunities for advancement. If you are young, in the San Francisco area and have a technical background, this is a good company. If you work outside of the San Francisco office, opportunities for advancement are limited.
Pros
Excellent Benefits
Cons
Company is looking for specific personalities, While they work very hard to promote classes within the legal terms of diversity, they are not tolerant of personality diversity.
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Excellent Job Culture. Average Benefits and Low compensation
Small Business Merchant Support (Former Employee) –  Bellevue, WAJanuary 5, 2016
It is not the technology or the product but the People that makes an organization great. VISA have excellent and knowledgeable people behind their product. The parts that made my job enjoyable were the employee interaction and working environment. Good Medical / Dental / 401K benefits
Pros
excellent work environment/ best people to work with/ good medical/dental/ 401 benefits
Cons
low compensation / parking (very expensive) not covered or compensated
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Horrible Environment with Bad Management
Systems Analyst (Former Employee) –  Ashburn, VAJune 5, 2016
Working for Visa was a nightmare. I had a lot of bad days working here which I wont go into detail. Things that stuck in my mind is how everything was run internally, there was no true sense of leadership. No care for their employees, no organization. A lot left to be desired. Other than the big pay upgrade, the only reason I stayed, it was a disaster and really learned what not to look for with my next company. Don't let the big name and most of the reviews on indeed fool you, this is a horrendous company to work for, Ashburn specifically. Please be better informed using Glassdoor.com for a true consensus on being an employ of Visa. Most of the problem stems from management namely namely top tier and their greed and no understanding of how to treat their employees.
Pros
Income
Cons
Everything Else.
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Great concept - questionable management
Contractor (Former Employee) –  American Fork, UTFebruary 1, 2016
initially I enjoyed this workplace but came to find that there is alot of favoritism and management picks and chooses their favorite people. Performance is not as important as your social skills to favor someone from management.

I find it shocking that a company of this stature condones this behavior.
Pros
free stuff, healthcare
Cons
lack of training, training by wrong individuals giving you incorrect info
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Cuture and workforce morale is low. Management direction and roadmap are not transparent. Misalignment in using skilled resources.
Sr Software QA Engineer Lead, June (Current Employee) –  Foster City, CAJanuary 27, 2016
A good environment to work at but in terms of projects, leaderships and processes, Visa is lagging behind in comparison to other large corporation.
Pros
Environment
Cons
Processes, Benefits
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i've enjoyed working at Visa inc
Specialize Support Representative (Current Employee) –  Miami, FLNovember 27, 2015
great job. I enjoyed working there. I honed my customer service skills there. great management kept me there with the promised of advancing my career.
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Great Place to work
Finance Payment Analyst (Current Employee) –  Austin, TXOctober 12, 2015
Visa has a great work culture environment and their salary is very competitive. There is a friendly atmosphere in the workplace and everyone is awesome to work with. Nice lunch area and tv room.
Pros
Large TV room and lunch area.
Cons
Short breaks.
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Good Work Place - excellent transportation facilities
Consultant (Current Employee) –  foster city,caOctober 6, 2015
Great place to work with good work life balance. Excellent work ethics and work culture. Some group provided flexible work arrangements and work remote option.
Pros
Free Transportation Shuttles with WifI
Cons
Cafeteria food - not many choices
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Global scope and fascinating industry
Senior Director (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CAApril 4, 2016
Many roles have a global scope, allowing for lots of cooperation across timezones and cultures. Renewed focus on technology, not just financial services.
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High stress environment, demanding and conflicting deliverables
Program Manager - Data Product Development PMO (Current Employee) –  Foster City, CAFebruary 10, 2016
Typical day can be booked with conflicting, overlapping meetings. High stress, fast paced environment. On the plus side, work with many great people. Problem could be upper management.
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Good company to work for
Director, Offers and Loyalty Platform (Former Employee) –  Foster City, CAJanuary 24, 2016
Good company to work for. good work life balance. You can learn a lot from coworkers who are knowlegeable about payment industry.
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