Chief Software Engineer
- Foster City, CA, USA
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.
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About Global Commercial Payments Platform
Visa's Commercial Payments organization is responsible for managing Visa's B2B Payment delivery and innovation agenda throughf strategic partnerships with critical financial institutions. This group is responsible for defining and building the Non-Card based payment innovation and product for Visa Inc. Globally. The 5 priority verticals the team is focusing on are
1. Blockchain based Cross border payment platform
2. Near time Settlement
3. Enterprise ID stamping to create digital identity for corporates
4. Hyperledger chain-code development in Go-lang
5. Analytics and Data visulization
We are working on Blockchain technology and want to add a highly motivated Engineer to our team in
Foster City,CA. Work on emerging technologies, partnering with Product on implementation strategy.Work with technology teams to understand the business demand and ensure design and build of solutions creates or leverages cross-asset concepts and frameworks.
Multiple Positions are available in Austin, TX and Foster City, CA locations
Visa is seeking a Chief Software Engineer, Commercial Payments Product Development to act as one of
key technology leaders to build and manage Visa's technology assets. The Commercial Payments Product Development group is part of Visa's Data organization.
This individual will act as a trusted technical advisor and
strategic thought leader. The successful candidate will be comfortable navigating challenging
forces in the dynamic Commercial payments space and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with significant changes; developing/implementing strategies and processes that enable the organization
to innovate and grow fast. You will have the opportunity to lead, participate,
guide, and mentor other people in the team on architecture and design in a
hands on manner. You are responsible for the strategic and technical direction
in commercial products, applications and services with
hundreds of million dollars revenue. This position reports to Head of Commercial Payments, Foster City and will be based in Foster City, CA .
Primary responsibilities will include:
Leadership and vision for Commercial Payments landscape. Develop and maintain architectural roadmap for products and services plus ensuring alignment with the business and enterprise architecture
strategies and standards. Able to develop, present and explain the value and
vision of proposed architectures and solutions to a wide range of audience.
Develop strategies to meet business objectives with existing
or emerging technologies. Ability to translate business concepts to technical
terms. Understands and communicates company goals and objectives.
Apply creative thinking/approach to determine technical
solutions that further business goals and align with corporate technology
strategies, keeping in mind performance, reliability, scalability, usability,
security, flexibility, and cost. - Define and drive technology standard and
Oversee and sign off key architecture artifacts in the group.
Maintain broad technical and solution knowledge in software, infrastructure, security, and business architecture areas.
Articulate technology solutions as well as explain the competitive advantages of various technology alternatives.
Work on highly complex issues with broad technical or strategic implications for the organization.
Collaborate with the Business Owners, other product
development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex business requirements.
Drive internal proof of concept initiatives. When needed, quickly design and implement a prototype of a system or component with a proper architecture, and then hand over to (may lead) a small group of developers to finish.
Build relationships with key architects across technology
organizations and collaborate on promoting architectural best practices across technology.
Provide mentorship and help team growth especially on technical side.
Experienced technology leader with a minimum of 15+ years of
software development experience including 5+ years of application architecture
experience with deep technology expertise in the following:- Extensive
experience on architecture design of large scale platforms and application with
Extensive hands on design/coding experience/skills using
Java, J2EE, C++, C#, go-lang . Strong on elegant coding, can write very solid prototypes or core components quickly.
Strong service development experience with high performance and scalability.
Object-Oriented design and development.
Web Services (REST/SOAP).
Service Oriented Architecture.
Big data and cloud computing technologies including Hadoop, Spark, Hive, etc.
Familiar with Database, ETL and Business Intelligence
technologies like Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, etc.
Experience on distributed application performance
engineering, mobile application development, database design, middleware, user
interface development, and information security engineering - Technical
ackground in data with deep understanding of issues in multiple areas such as
data management, query processing, distributed processing, high availability,
statistical, data mining, machine learning and operational excellence of
production systems is required.
Have a successful track record of leading architecture work
for large scale projects that represent broad strategic initiatives meeting
quantifiable business objectives and resulting in tangible impact for the
organization. Demonstrated expertise in leveraging agile and other development
Strong at technical goal setting for a project with
actionable success metrics. Good knowledge and experience on measuring a
service from user experience angle.
Strong at identifying problems, solving complex problems
with simple solutions.
Think strategically: See patterns and relationships in
information and events; clarify and simplify complex information; anticipate
trends and possibilities that may lead to new business opportunities;
consistently think and act "ahead of the curve"; anticipate and
effectively respond with urgency to immediate opportunities; executes plans
vigorously and with flexibility; operate proactively; identify and address
Demonstrated proficiency and experience in one or more of
the following areas: application architecture, solutions architecture, software
Self-motivated, fast learner, with good understanding of
related advanced/new technology. Keep up
with the technology development in the related areas in the industry, which
could be leveraged to enhance current architectures and build durable new ones.
Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and
interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural
issues and concepts to multiple organization levels and executive management.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical
discipline required; advanced degree is a plus.
Strong leadership and team player.
Strong on driving for results and self-motivated.
Payment industry experience is a plus.
Candidate will be working in VISA Global Commercial Payments area, team will be building a new payment rail leveraging Blockchain technology and distributed ledger, project details can be found here --