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Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 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

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is an engineering discipline that combines software & systems engineering to build & run large-scale, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems. The discipline was started at Google & at DDP, we want to run production using the same principles. SRE ensures that DDP services-both our internally critical & our externally-visible systems-have reliability & uptime appropriate to users' needs & a fast rate of improvement while keeping an ever-watchful eye on capacity & performance.

At Visa we're hiring the very best & are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences. We realize that Site Reliability Engineering practices is the key to deliver successful enterprise scale web services & we looking for an exceptional engineering leader to operate as Director of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE). This is a visible position to start as a Experienced Site Reliability Engineer & potentially be the Future Manager of site reliability engineering practices.
The Ideal candidate for this role will have the following characteristics:

  • A record of building & managing highly talented engineering & operations teams, distributed globally, operating massive multi-tenant time-series applications
  • Expertise & experience in delivering large-scale systems using big data technologies including but not limited to: Enterprise scale Prometheus, Opentsdb, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, & other relational & noSQL databases
  • Proven ability to design, deliver, measure, & manage enterprise scale systems to high availability
  • Well versed with engineering, QA & technical operations practices with agile application development & delivery vehicles
  • Experience with handling customer interactions, by being a creative problem solver for large enterprise client environments
  • Intellectual curiosity about the products that they help build, along with an eye toward the business growth is a must
  • Mathematical maturity & rigor in thinking about data, content & information retrieval paradigms
  • Camaraderie & ability to work with different global engineering teams with poise is highly desired
  • We require authentic & precise written & spoken communication skills
  • Undergraduate/Graduate degrees in quantitative sciences/engineering disciplines is required
  • 8+ years of experience in product development engineering organizations, at least half of which being in a managerial role is required
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science & minimum 8 years of experience including at least 2 years in people management
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis & software design
  • Experience in one or more mainstream programming languages

Preferred qualifications:

  • Interest in designing, analyzing & troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills & a sense of ownership & drive.
  • Ability to debug & optimize code & automate routine tasks.
  • People management experience a plus
Additional Information

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

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