Company Description|Job Description
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & 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, & 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 & 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, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
You will be part of Visa's Digital & Development Platform (DDP) global team with responsibilities to lead a team of talented engineers out of Visa's Dubai office focused on supporting implementation of end to end solution for digitization & mobilization of commerce for clients CEMEA market, assuring client success in adoption of Visa's digital products.
You will be leveraging your previous software development experience, preferably in the Fintech space, to train & mentor a team software engineers experienced in developing mobile & web applications.
You will be using your leadership skills to collaborate with stakeholders & remove impediments, your excellent communication to interface with external teams to understand client's technology & use cases, & experience in multi-tiered application development to guide clients in adopting & implementing Visa's Digital Products.
You will be using your out-of-box thinking & metrics driven approach to come up with innovative solution to help onboard clients quickly & continuously improve metrics
You will practice Visa's leadership principles to engage, mentor, train & grow the capabilities of the team.
You are passionate about hiring high caliber engineers & develop future leaders.
You have experience in working with global teams in different time zones.
The Director of Engineering will provide technical leadership & follow Visa's leadership principles to effectively lead multiple client implementations covering web, mobile, & API products by simultaneously working closely with the engineering leads, product managers, & client support teams.
12+ years of software development experience in Computer Science (BS or MS) or related field
5+ years of experience in leading engineering organization with at least 2 years of experience in a Senior Manager role.
Demonstrated knowledge & experience of SDLC in agile environment, software development &quality assurance process & methodology
Experience in development of web applications, web service APIs (REST, SOAP, XML JSON), mobile application or mobile applications using industry standard open source tools.
Experience in troubleshooting multi-tiered applications & problem solving skills
Experience in Unix, Java, Internet protocol, & DB technology.
Experience working with the mobile stack (iOS & Android)
Must be comfortable presenting & speaking to large groups of people.
Flexible to work with distributed multi-cultural global teams
Excellent written & verbal communication skills with ability to influence decision makers
Knowledge or experience of financials/payments product development is a plus
Ability to communicate in Arabic, French or Portuguese is a plus.
Diversity & Inclusion
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it's the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture & background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay & actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.
By leveraging the diverse backgrounds & perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work & a better business partner to our clients.