Director of Front-End Engineering, Visa Checkout (REF7136X) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

  • 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. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages 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.

“Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.”

Job Description

As leader of Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Checkout Front-End Engineering team, you will be responsible for the delivery of the foundation and feature development for client-side technology and related systems for next generation Checkout application. As a part of Digital Product Development, you will be responsible for building and managing a capable world-class team which can deliver on the vision for SRC checkout application. You will work closely with other engineering and technology teams, product management, and your business partners to execute an ambitious product vision as we evolve the payment experience for e-commerce market.

Develop and nurture team of developers by motivating and mentoring, influencing large cross functional teams

Recruit and hire top talent for the front-end engineering team

Drive technology and business vision, design, develop and evolve highly scalable and highly performant UI components based front-end apps using functional programming paradigm.

Partner with our product management team to develop strong and effective relationships 

Work with other engineering and product leaders to evolve our delivery processes and drive cross-team collaboration and cooperation 

Provide training and professional development opportunities for full-time employees 

Establish and maintain relationships with payment partners in the industry creating technology solutions providing highly scalable UI integrations.

Demonstrate our Visa values of passion for creating leadership in everyone and creating products that excel in customer experience with security in mind.


10+ years of engineering leadership responsibility, checkout or payment experience is a plus 

Experience developing and delivering highly engaging front-end solutions using Agile methodologies 

Extensive hands-on experience with front-end technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, node.js, React or Angular 

Deep understanding of modern web architecture using Javascript based technologies, web components focusing on performance under varied device and network conditions.

Demonstrated experience manage effectively through organizational growth and change.

Solid understanding of software engineering principles and development practices with a demonstrable projects driving code quality, innovation, adhering to security guidelines.

Capability to quickly grasp business context & execute with strategic and tactical approaches.

Strong communication skills as well as the ability to influence cross function teams and key decision makers.

Strong leadership, negotiation and execution skills with the ability to drive results, deliver and excel.

Additional Information

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