Sr. Staff Systems Engineer - Active Directory*

  • Bellevue, WA
  • 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

We live in a world where our customers demand the highest levels of availability for the services they consume. Come join a highly dynamic, fast paced and challenging environment designing the next generation of compute infrastructure with the Windows Engineering team. The role will have the opportunity to work with the latest technology in support of e-commerce and mobile platforms processing more than 900 million transactions per year. Help drive the Windows compute strategy for Visa.
Windows Engineering team seeks a high caliber, proven engineering resource, with excellent technical acumen to Cloud Engineering services portfolio. The ideal candidate will possess an analytical mind, excellent communication skills, and superior implementation experience with the desire and determination to grow the delivery of VISA’s distributed offerings. S/he designs, implements, integrates and supports Cloud Infrastructure Components.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field is required

Ten or more years of solid experience working in complex / geographically distributed Windows environments.
Hands on experience in an IT Engineering role and established IT operations methodology experience (e.g. ITSM/ITIL)

Ten or more years of solid experience working in complex / geographically distributed Microsoft Windows environments.

Expert Experience installing, configuring, supporting and maintaining highly available, large scale Active Directory Domains (500,000+ objects under management)

Expert Experience designing and deploying global Active Directory replication topologies.

Expert Experience designing and deploying scalable / resilient Microsoft DNS services 

Expert Experience designing and deploying Group Policies across multiple disparate domains (Workstation / Server domains)

Expert Knowledge / experience installing, configuring, supporting and maintaining Windows Failover Clusters / Availability Groups

Extensive Experience in scripting using Powershell / VBScript 

Strong designing, analytical, programming & communication skills needed along with aptitude for building stable solutions

Highly motivated, enterprising, excellent team player, also able to work autonomously

Knowledge of key Data Center concepts such as Disaster Recovery, Compliance, Elasticity, Monitoring, and Consolidation

Proven accomplishments and success in customizing, integrating and implementing enterprise solutions.

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