Visa Inc. Interview Questions

Updated 24 Sep 2014
Updated 24 Sep 2014
199 Interview Reviews

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Senior Business Leader Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Visa Inc. in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Interview consisted of 3 separate 1 hour interviews with HR and with 2 members of senior management. It was clear they were going through the motions despite me having the exact qualifications and experience to move in to this position. No feedback was given to HR by the 2 senior managers, HR took 6 weeks to notify me that I had not passed to the second round and their criteria for selection who went to the second round were based on one person only - very poor technique and very amateurish.

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2.  

    Senior Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  New York, NY (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc..

    Interview Details

    I work in New York and applied for a position in Singapore as I was looking to move to Asia. I had an initial HR screen on phone and then 3 more interviews on phone - 2 business leaders and 1 HR leader from Asia. The interviewers were very nice and friendly. Phone interviews can be challenging but they went really well. The questions were about my background, why Visa, why the role, fit assessment, etc. There were no technical questions and I thought I had done quite well. Got great feedback from all the interviewers.

    I followed up 2 weeks after initial interviews and I got a reply saying I wasn't selected for the final round as they thought even though I had good experience, when it came to business advisory experience, knowledge of the Asia region etc there were other stronger candidates. I was surprised to hear that as I was not asked a single question about either of the above topics so the judgement was made without actually testing those much.

    In the end it felt a bit disappointing as I felt I wasn't given a fair shot.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing difficult. Perhaps the one that made me think a bit was what I would do in the first 60 days   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Editor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Visa Inc..

    Interview Details

    I applied for the post through the Visa, Inc website. A couple of days later, I received a call from a recruiter at Visa who scheduled me for a phone interview. The same recruiter conducted the phone interview two days later. She asked me very basic questions based on my resume. Asked me to describe what I did at my previous job. Asked a couple of more detailed questions based on my answers. When asked what the next step would be if I cleared this interview, she replied that there would be one more phone interview by a hiring manager, who will decide whether I'll be called in for an in-person interview.

    Interview Questions
    • No difficult questions really, possibly because she was just a recruiter.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Miami, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc. in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview was done by one of the hiring manager, he was very friendly. He asked behavior questions about who I handle difficult situations Interview consisted of five questions to test your reaction to different situations. One of the questions asked was based on a scenario given to respond to

    Interview Questions
    • A scenario was read to respond to, to determine how you would react to customers   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation involved, just accepted the job offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Data Entry Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Ashburn, VA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ashburn, VA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc..

    Interview Details

    I worked with a recruiter to secure an interview, so my representative scheduled everything from that perspective. I arrived early, got through security easily, and was able to wait in the lobby prior to the interview. I interviewed with a single person for almost the entire time and had a second interviewer during the last ten minutes. With the first interviewer, the tone was mostly serious and the questions were rapid-fire, but this individual provided a good deal of insight into the position. The second interviewer was more relaxed and asked more general questions, along the lines of "getting to know you". It took about forty-five minutes overall.

    Interview Questions
    • The most difficult question I received was, "What do you think you'll be doing in this position?" My recruiter's description of the position was vague and over-simplified compared to what it actually involved. I also interpreted the job posting differently, so I felt caught off-guard by this question.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    The Recruiter handled all salary negotiations. This was frustrating, as they offered no transparency into the actual negotiation and I feel that I was under-compensated based on what other employees were making in lesser-qualified positions.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Business Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Visa Inc..

    Interview Details

    Quick on the phone first interview, then an in person panel interview, [over three hours], then no contract for three weeks, followed by an offer. The people were basically organized by learning the process.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Insufficent salaruy

    Declined Offer
  8.  

    Information Security Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Austin, TX (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Austin, TX (US)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc. in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview consisted of two initial phone screenings. One more technical than the other. Then invited to an on-site where I met with two more people. Very technical interviews over network technologies mostly. Last step was another phone screening that was a technical screening of various things from coding to security.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Implementation Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc. in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    The entire process took a little over 4 weeks. I was a referred by an employee and received a call the next day from the recruiter for a brief phone interview. The following week I had a panel interview, which took about 30 mins. The interview was great, everyone was pleasant and professional and very laid back.

    Interview Questions
    • What practices or performance improvements did you assist with implementing in your last position?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was very pleased with the offer.No negotiation needed
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10.  

    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Foster City, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Foster City, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Visa Inc. in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    First round was a phone screen that went on for around half an hour.
    Was called onsite the very next day for 5 one to one rounds that went on for around 2 and half hours.

    Interview Questions
    • None. Purely technical and based on what the requirements for the position are.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Senior Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Miami, FL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3+ weeks - interviewed at Visa Inc..

    Interview Details

    Pretty standard interview process with the hiring managers. LAC HR recruiter brought a refreshing spin to my interview process, exceptional! Felt challenged and compelled to answer his questions, over all a great process well done Visa!

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Recruiter outlined expectations from the start no negotiation needed, would have hoped for a bit more but I am very happy with the offer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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