Director of Talent Acquisition, Global Software Engineering

  • Palo Alto, 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 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

Visa’s Global Engineering Recruiting team is focused on delivering best-in-class recruiting services to our Engineering teams on the leading edge of revolutionizing global payment technology. We thrive on creativity, innovation and productivity.  Come join the team and be part of something game changing! 

We are looking for a Global Recruiting Director for Software Engineering.  This proven recruiting leader will be a part of the Global Engineering Recruiting Leadership team and will report to the VP, Global Technology Recruiting.  This leader will create and drive the recruiting strategies globally for our software engineering teams, partnering with the teams that were on the forefront of technologies.

The Global Recruiting Director, Software Engineering will:

  • Leverage deep recruiting knowledge to create and execute innovative global engineering recruiting strategies focused on hiring top talent to drive the next generation of payment technology

  • Drive deep partnerships with engineering leaders to understand their business strategy, engineering roadmap and talent needs

  • Act as the recruiting site lead for our Palo Alto office, driving recruiting events and strategies for the location, as such the director will spend time in both the Palo Alto and Foster City offices

  • Manage, develop and inspire a team of high performing engineering recruiters

  • Partner with engineering management for full-cycle recruiting efforts for critical senior engineering roles

  • Participate in related programs and process improvement projects

  • Create, drive, track and analyze recruiting metrics to both drive strategy and measure performance

  • Ensure compliance with audit, regulatory and legal requirements


  • 10+ years of overall engineering recruiting experience, with a minimum of 5 years of product development engineering/software recruiting experience.  

  • Minimum of 5 years of in-house engineering recruiting management experience, with a proven track record of hiring, developing, motivating and inspiring an engineering recruiting team. 

  • Proven track record of developing and executing against innovative global engineering recruiting strategies

  • Proven track record of implementing best practices and driving change across organizations

  • Passion for hiring top engineering talent

  • Ability to foster trust, influence, coach and guide engineering teams and leaders

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects and to successfully handle multiple demands simultaneously

  • Be knowledgeable about emerging tech recruiting trends

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred

Additional Information

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