Associate Payment Intelligence and Cybercrime Analyst at Visa (Washington DC)

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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 Payment Fraud Disruption's team of intelligence and technology experts is vital to Visa's efforts to identify, investigate, disrupt and prevent attacks targeting the global payment ecosystem. The team is looking for an Associate Cybersecurity Analyst to aid in the all-source, data and technical analysis of cybercrime and fraud operations targeting the North America payments ecosystem, leveraging novel data setsThe Associate Analyst will assist in standing up a capability to automate analysis of new data sets available to identify fraud and cybercrime activity, conduct data analytics and triage on disparate data sets, developing all-source intelligence analysis, researching, drafting, publishing, and presenting client-facing and public intelligence reports on behalf of Visa Inc to North America clients. The Associate Analyst will be part of a team focused on this new automated capability to identify fraud targeting North America clients, reporting to the Head of Payment Threat Intelligence.


  • Contribute to business requirements and coordination for development of new automated capability to identify fraud targeting North America-based Visa clients
  • Establish new processes for escalating fraud identified to North America Risk and Visa clients
  • Utilize data science / analytics skills to develop process to automate the consumption and prioritization of suspicious indicators of fraud
  • Draft, publish, and present intelligence reporting for multiple audiences, including senior leadership, external clients, and for public consumption
  • Identify new fraud and cybercrime threats to the payments ecosystem and communicate them to relevant stakeholders 
  • Triage and analysis of forensic investigation reports, identification of technical correlations between the reports, and ability to develop digital infrastructure maps (domains, IPs, malware variants) of overlapping cybercrime operations. 
  • Analyze transaction data to identify compromised points of purchase (merchant breaches) and fraud trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Flex Work Arrangement - Hybrid Position - 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
• Minimum of 6 months of work experience or a Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Qualifications
• 2 or more years of work experience
• Strong written, oral and presentation skills and an ability to synthesize information and make clear,
concise recommendations on course of action
• Basic understanding of networks, risk management, network security, digital forensics, and security
• Previous experience with data analysis, data science, and using data to inform intelligence analysis
• Foundational understanding of transaction analysis, and intelligence analysis of multiple data sets
• Understanding of visualization capabilities to triage vast data sets into discernable trends and
potential fraud schemes
• Ability to identify emerging cybercrime and fraud techniques in a fast-paced, highly technical
environment. Understand network and system vulnerabilities and provide recommended counter
measures or mitigating controls to reduce payments risk to an acceptable and manageable level.
• Conduct in-depth fraud analysis in support of investigations and present findings to clients or
internal partners
• Adaptable and able to work well in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
• Ability to respond after-hours, weekends and holidays to major fraud events
• Previous experience in developing and producing reports to executive management
• Knowledge of transactions, systems processing transactions and overall transaction process
• Concepts, terms, processes, policy and implementation of information security
• Intelligence databases and analytical tools or similar intelligence reporting systems
• Analysis of cyber threat intelligence and fraud intelligence.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

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.

More Information on Visa
Visa operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Foster City, CA, San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Miami, FL. Visa was founded in 2022. It has 18871 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1021 open jobs at Visa, click here.
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