Vice President Platform as a Service (PaaS)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.


Job Description

  • Lead Visa’s PaaS Engineering team including web tier, middle tier, database, big data & machine learning platforms.

  • Evaluate both licensed & open-source technologies to create the best in class PaaS platform standard for product development needs.

  • Own strategy & execution for Visa’s Private and Hybrid Cloud platform

  • Engineer private/hybrid cloud services to automate entire SaaS product management Lifecycle

  • Develop end-to-end CI/CD automation for all Visa’s products.

  • Partner with product development & business stakeholders to enable velocity of product innovation via PaaS & automated hybrid cloud platform development.

  • Grow, manage and motivate a 300+ global organization

  • Interact with executives and/or major customers to continually evolve PaaS road-map/strategy

  • Influence long-term vision and strategy for the Operations and Infrastructure organization

  • Partner with and manage 3rd PaaS software vendors

  • Regularly produce key performance metrics to management and product partners



Basic Qualifications

  • VP: 12 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of Private Cloud, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. 

  • Experience with Cloud Native Architectures, Micro-services, GitHub, Jenkins, Docker, SQL, NoSQL, Kafka, .Net, Java, CHEF, Bitbucket

  • Experience with DevOps, CI/CD, automation, Big Data, and containerization technologies

  • Demonstrate knowledge of virtualization (VMware, HyperV), Containerization, Cluster management solutions and cloud technology landscape

  • Strong track record of building enterprise transaction based system with focus on security, reliability, scalability and performance

  • Experience working in Agile framework and comfortable working in matrixed organization

  • Exceptional collaboration and partnership skills with the ability to work in a global environment and drive consensus in cross-functional teams

  • Payments industry experience desired

  • Experience managing $50M+ budgets

Additional Information

Work Hours

  • This is a global role; incumbent must be able to manage multiple time zones.

Travel Requirements

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 20% of the time.

Physical Requirement

  • This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms.

EEO Statement

  • Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.


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