Open VisaNet, is the Next Generation VisaNet, will push the envelope of building highly scalable, secure, cost effective and distributed application on commodity hardware using best-in-class technology components. Open VisaNet is one of Visa's Key initiative that will help Visa support in-country processing solutions and provide Visa an opportunity to move away from Proprietary Mainframe type systems. It is built as a modern distributed architecture based on micro services with goals of five 9’s availability, fault tolerance, horizontal scalability and real time latency for largest scale transaction processing. Open VisaNet leverages state of the art Open Software technologies to achieve these goals on commodity hardware, such as Go, Scala, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Docker, Kubernetes, Aerospike, Elasticsearch etc. and involves collaboration with exceptional group of software engineers, systems performance engineers, security specialists, DevOps engineers, payment experts, infrastructure and solution architects.
Visa is looking for a passionate Engineering leader to lead 5-7 engineers who are part of Open VisaNet, Visa's Next generation payment processing platform developed on Open Systems, that would fuel growth in electronic payments globally and drive financial inclusion in many parts of the world.
We are looking for candidates who have strong technology foundation and previous hands on design/coding skills for this role. You must have background in building and managing highly engaged teams. You will be leading a world class software engineering team and will be responsible for designing, architecting and building state-of-the art highly distributed system software.
Selected candidate will be leading one of the most talented team of software engineers in Visa building its core payment engine and application delivery platforms. You will also have an opportunity to make a large impact across Visa as we re-architect its core payment platform. We build and support a variety of technologies that span multiple continents, deploying code dozens of times each day.
Development and enhancements of Framework and Integration aspects of Open Visa Net
Managing 5-7 software engineers, including direct staff and vendors
Management of development functions including business requirements elaboration, systems and process flow analysis, meeting critical milestones and deliverables that are time and scope boxed
Working with limited direction, usually within a complex environment, to drive delivery of solutions and meet service levels
Communicate effectively and proactively with all levels of management and articulate ideas and recommendations clearly
Heavy collaboration across business and technology organization, providing sound business analysis, process and change leadership within a an Agile framework
Provide leadership and oversight to a team of software engineers building solutions and capabilities at scale and high engineering and quality standards.
Engagement and collaboration with cross teams, architects and other stakeholders to deliver on a common goal.
Partner with internal and external stakeholders to understand business problems and then design and develop required solutions.
Drive the adoption of key engineering best practices to improve quality and reliability of team's deliverables.
Responsible for keeping the team engaged, motivated and operating with a high execution velocity.
Responsible for Evaluating, coaching and mentoring of direct reports.
Build a collaborative and conducive environment for the team to deliver the best of their ability
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 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.
Bachelors or Master's Degree, preferably in Computer Science with 10+ years of experience
2+ years of people management experience working in agile software development
Strong software product development background with a passion for building cloud based applications with high levels of reliability, availability and security
Dynamic leader who has directly managed team of highly competent developers in fast paced work environment
Very good understanding of Enterprise Application Lifecycle Management needs.
Significant experience building enterprise class applications using Java/J2EE technologies and/or GoLang stack
Excellent knowledge of core engineering best practices and passion to implement these across teams.
Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. In particular, a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally.
Team player and passionate for building a culture of innovation and flawless execution. Technical hands on skills, ideally in multiple technology stacks for backend concurrent engineering, system software development and deployment on diverse platforms.
Demonstrated ability to lead, recruit, grow and retain high-caliber talent at scale. Experienced organizing, running, supporting, and growing large technology organization.
Experience in technologies such as NoSQL
Experience with distributed computing, microservices and high volume transaction processing is a big plus
Experience with service orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Nomad etc. is a plus
Strong understanding of architecture patterns and operational characteristics of highly available and scalable applications.
Experience working in fintech software development highly preferred and prior knowledge of Credit Card Industry a plus
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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