As the worlds leader in digital payments technology, Visas 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 companys 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.
Youre an Individual. Were the team for you. Together, lets transform the way the world pays.
You will be part of Visas Digital and Development Platform (DDP) global team with responsibilities to lead a team of talented engineers out of Visas Austin office focused on supporting implementation of end to end solution for digitization and mobilization of commerce for clients North & Latin American market, assuring client success in adoption of Visas digital products.
You will be leveraging your previous software development experience, preferably in the Fintech space, to train and mentor a team software engineers experienced in developing mobile and web applications.
You will be using your leadership skills to collaborate with stakeholders and remove impediments, your excellent communication to interface with external teams to understand clients technology and use cases, and experience in multi-tiered application development to guide clients in adopting and implementing Visas Digital Products.
You will be using your out-of-box thinking and metrics driven approach to come up with innovative solution to help onboard clients quickly and continuously improve metrics
You will practice Visas leadership principles to engage, mentor, train and grow the capabilities of the team.
You are passionate about hiring high caliber engineers and develop future leaders.
You have experience in working with global teams in different time zones.
The Director of Engineering will provide technical leadership and follow Visas leadership principles to effectively lead multiple client implementations covering web, mobile, and API products by simultaneously working closely with the engineering leads, product managers, and client support teams.
10 years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD
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 and 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 and problem solving skills
Experience in Unix, Java, Internet protocol, and DB technology.
Experience working with the mobile stack (iOS and Android)
Must be comfortable presenting and speaking to large groups of people.
Flexible to work with distributed multi-cultural global teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence decision makers
Knowledge or experience of financials/payments product development is a plus
Work Hours This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.
Travel Requirements This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 15% of the time.
Mental/Physical Requirements 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, and 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.