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Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
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  Company 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.

Job Description

At the heart of Visa lies a secure, global payments processing network that for 40 years has empowered people, businesses & governments in over 200 countries. It is in the midst of profound change, innovating like never before & transforming & refreshing the technology assets to set the foundation for the next several decades.

Within Technology, Infrastructure division provides best-in-class infrastructure services that are secure, scalable, continuous available. It architects, builds & maintains secure & reliable data centers, systems & networks to support the business functionality that Visa provides to payment industry stakeholders.

The Database team is part of Infrastructure's Distributed Systems Division & is responsible for delivering open system database infrastructures with operational excellence, being the industry leader in preventive & predictive operations driven by continuous innovation through selfheal & automated ecosystems, architecting, engineering, & building the reliable, scalable, secure, available, & cost-effective database infrastructure solutions for product development partners; working closely with them to use database products to the best, meeting various workload requirements, being transactional, analytical, non-relational, or data warehouse.

The team is the technology owner of multiple RDBMS & NoSQL technologies, is responsible to strategize, advance, & engineer enterprise solution for automated build/patching & efficient administration, that meet security, availability, performance, fast delivery & reporting requirements, & to support projects & products using these technologies

Essential Functions

  • Support Database Platform Engineering in the architecture, development & deployment of NoSQL technologies like Redis,MongoDB, Cassandrain high SLA environments. This includes, but is not limited to, advanced to expert engineering & implementation of the following:
  • Manage, support & maintain database technology & infrastructure, adhering to the architectural guidelines & policies.
  • Database administration for off the shelf & internally developed applications, ensure continuous 24x7 operation & availability in support of mission critical business applications.
  • Install, maintain & upgrade of NoSQL databases.
  • Write/maintain OS level scripts for DB & application maintenance.
  • Provide technical expertise & hands-on support in consolidation & migration of databases to new hardware & platforms.
  • Physical implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, & disaster recovery solutions.
  • Proactive & reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting & resolution of escalated Level 2 & Level3 issues.
  • Regular database capacity planning related to database growth & system utilization, trend analysis, predictive future database resource requirements, & the structured organized reporting of the same.
  • Work closely with other Infrastructure engineering, product development, business operations, & technical operations to ensure delivery of database services within the SLA's & performance targets.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection & implementation of DBA tools to improve the effectiveness of tasks such as performance monitoring & tuning, recovery, & database change management processing.
  • Ability to work well as a team & as an individual with minimal supervision.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • * 5-7 years of DBA experience, generally with Database & NoSQL technologies.
  • * Strong knowledge & extensive experience with NoSQL technologies (REDIS/Mongo DB/Cassandra) is mandatory & good understanding about distributed systems architecture.
  • * Should have strong UNIX platform skills & understanding of network, storage, tiered application environments & security.
  • * Sound knowledge of all UNIX & REDIS, MongoDB, Cassandra & other NoSQL databases.
  • * Should have strong UNIX platform skills & understanding of network, storage, tiered application environments & security.
  • * Proficiency in writing automationprocedures, functions & packages for administration & application support.
  • * Must have extensive experience installing, cloning, patching & upgrading Redis or MongoDB, Cassandra & the underlying technology stack.
  • * Strong knowledge of operating systems, scripting languages, data modeling & business intelligence tools.
  • * Good interpersonal skills along with effective communication (both written & verbal) skills.
  • * Demonstrated ability to solve complex systems & database environment issues.
  • * Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business & customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs.
  • * Work experience in a Financial Institute will be preferred.
Additional Information

Work Hours:

  • Incumbent is expected to work during core business hours

Travel Required:

  • Incumbent will be expected to travel less than 5%

Physical Requirements:

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

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines & applicable local law.

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