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Visa // credit cards
Product, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, September 04, 2019
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  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 & be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision & 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 & businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash & 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 & FIFA World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, & 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 & security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team & find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Technology Leader who is passionate about collaborating with business in solving challenging business problems. You will be a key driver in the effort to design, build, & deliver capabilities that will help realize the strategic vision of the Commerical B2B software products & services.

The right candidate is a high impact leader with the ability to engage in high bandwidth conversations with business & technology partners & be able to think broadly about Visa's business & drive solutions that will enhance the safety & integrity of Visa's payment ecosystem.You possess a strong technology background with demonstrated experience in leading technology teams in the delivery of complex technology solutions. You have extensive experience in leading Agile development teams in building secure, scalable & reliable Java applications as well as supporting the customer questions & issues as they arise.

The Director will work with clients & internal experts to identify & prioritize products to develop, manage the product, execute the launch & drive product commercialization to target levels of adoption & utilization. This is a matrixed, cross functional role so organizational savvy & interpersonal skills are critical, as we interface with other specialized product groups, financial institution sales, merchant sales, client consulting, operations, technology, risk, analytics, marketing, & corporate communications, to coordinate the build, launch, & support of new & existing products.


The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of Software Engineering, experience with Big Data & analytics, exceptional communication & negotiation skills, & extensive experience guiding software & data engineers in the implementation of production quality solutions. Ultimately, they will be able to do whatever is required to make our engineering teams a success.


  • Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of Technology experience including

  • 2+ years of engineering leadership experience in a full stack & big data environment,

  • 3+ years of software engineering work experience, including hands-on technical management,

  • 5+ years coding in one of the following languages: Java, C, C++, Go, Scala, Python, or Rust

  • Experience developing full stack, web, & API platforms at scale

  • Experience with Big data technologies including:

  • Hadoop, Hive, Apache Spark, Apache Flink,

  • Apache Kafka

  • Experience with both NoSQL & SQL datastores including Oracle, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB

  • Experience with In-memory databases including Redis, Aerospike, RocksDB

  • Experience with Information Security

  • Experience with DevOps.

Essential Functions

  • Be a hands-on, technical engineering manager. The expectation is that you will be
    leading by doing.

  • Communicate architectural issues & concepts to multiple organization levels & executive management

  • Work closely with product owners on requirements & roadmaps.

  • Help recruit world-class full-stack developers in Austin

  • Work with Engineering leaders & others to ensure that your team delivers the maximum possible impact.

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day work of your team members.

  • Create an environment in which engineers can grow & do their best work.

  • Work on the most interesting & challenging problems in the payments space.

Additional Information

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, & bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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