Director, Software Engineering (REF2997P)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

  • Develop and nurture team of developers by motivating and mentoring, and assist in hiring critical talent.
  • Design, develop and evolve highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed components using functional programming paradigm.
  • Guiding developers in day to day design and coding tasks, stepping in to code if needed.
  • Design and implement APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems
  • Understand and own component security analysis, including code and data flow review. Collaborate with security team to implement and verify secure coding techniques
  • Ensure proper metrics instrumentation in software components, to help facilitate real time and remote troubleshooting/performance monitoring
  • Collaborate with team to build performance test suite. Run simulations with high throughput workload, analyze performance simulation results to fine tune component design and implementation
  • Contribute to efficient development process pipeline by leveraging best-in-class CI/CD tools
  • Ensuring proper documentation on internal wiki and publishing of design tradeoffs, code best practices and lessons learned

Qualifications

  • Previous experience with financial services or payments processing domain is a big plus
  • 10+ year track record of relevant work experience and a Computer Science or related technical discipline is required
  • Dynamic leader who has directly managed team of highly competent developers in fast paced work environment
  • Knowledge of functional programming languages like Scala, Erlang, Haskell, Clojure, or the ability to learn them quickly
  • Experience with distributed database, distributed computing and high frequency transactions is a big plus
  • Working familiarity with the entire software development lifecycle including version control, build process, testing, and code release
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.



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