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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.

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What's it all about?

As Data Scientist, you are a key member of our growing Data Science function in the advisory service Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) and are part of Visa’s global Data Science community. In this role, you are be part of a team of data scientists that collaborates with management consultants, account executives, business development and other internal functions to support our clients’ with their most pressing issues and biggest opportunities. Your innovative and scalable solutions help drive our clients’ and Visa’s business performance as well as enhance payment experiences of millions of customers across the region.

What we expect day to day:

Are you an adept problem solver who applies both innovation and logic to solve complex problems? Would you like to leverage one of the largest payment behavioral data sets in the world to uplift everyone, everywhere? If so, this is what we are looking for you to do with us:

  • Designing and delivering powerful business-centric insights from data through storyboarding, analytics, visualization and/or ML with the guidance of Data Science project leads.
  • Collaborating with VCA consultants and key clients (e.g. issuing banks, acquiring banks, FinTechs, merchants). Understanding client challenges around payment and customer behaviour. Helping to solve them with data and insights.

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 3 set days a week, with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


What we’re after…

We are after motivated and curious, individuals with strong technical skills, and effective communication skills:

  • Team oriented, collaborative, agile working style
  • Experience in the application of descriptive analytics to business problems
  • Experience with Hadoop, SQL or Spark; Python or R
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Ability to communicate with impact to other data scientists as well as non-technical stakeholders
  • Full working proficiency in English

What we'd love...

  • Experience working in the payments industry (bank, credit reference agencies, Fintech, merchants) or management-consulting firm
  • Experience of having worked in a consulting-like environment and client-facing project roles
  • Experience in the application of predictive modelling and machine learning technique to business problems
  • Full working proficiency in a Scandinavian language

Additional Information

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.

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