Lead System Architect
VISA
Bengaluru, KA, IN
5d ago

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's 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 company's 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.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together , let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description and Responsibilities

Open VisaNet (OVN), is the Next Generation VisaNet, which will push the envelope of building highly scalable, secure, cost-effective and distributed applications on commodity hardware using best-in-class technology components.

Open VisaNet is one of Visa's Key initiative that will help Visa support in-country and global processing solutions and provide Visa an opportunity to move away from proprietary hardware systems.

Building Open VisaNet will involve collaboration with an exceptional group of software engineers, security specialists, DevOps engineers, payment experts, infrastructure architects and business analysts.

To support our development excellent architectural thinking, documentation and guidance is critical to the development lifecycle.

Reporting to the Vice President (Architecture), this position will be responsible for developing and when required, co-creating architectural approaches, high level designs and reviewing low level designs for architectural adherence.

Essential Functions

  • Work collaboratively with development leads, business analysts, VisaNet subject matter experts and other OVN architects to
  • o Develop architectural conceptual approaches for architectural framework components & Integrations with external applications as required.

    o Develop high-level designs for assigned functional components. The high-level designs need to adhere to OVN architectural principles while leveraging OVN framework components such as Domain Specific Language (DSL).

    o Ensure that the designs addresses both functional and non-functional (security, availability, throughput, resiliency) areas

  • Review and sign off Detailed design artifacts ensuring adherence to the high-level design and architectural approach
  • Act as a product owner for architectural framework components
  • Ensure artifacts are created based on agreed templates and stored appropriately.
  • Consult on a regular basis with leadership to align expectations and deliverables
  • Acquire a good understanding of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) concepts and play an active role in SAFe activities as required for the Product Owner role.
  • Participate in Team Demos and Retrospectives to ensure build adherence to architecture and high-level design
  • Share expertise through brown bag presentations.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science with 10+ years of software development experience OR Master’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science with 8+ years of software development experience
  • Strong experience with design, architecture and development of low latency, highly scalable, highly available systems with a specific emphasis on distributed Systems architecture
  • Experienced in investigating, guiding or solving nonfunctional issues pertaining to architecture during SDLC including UAT and Production
  • Demonstrable knowledge of goLang, Kubernetes, Kafka, distributed NoSQL databases or equivalent choices in a distributed systems architecture
  • Exposure to building complex integration architecture and taking key architectural decisions on protocols, formats and integration mechanisms.
  • Team player with a broad experience collaborating with Subject Matter Experts, business analysts and development leads.
  • Multi-tasking ability essential to handle multiple priorities with minimal direction from management.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills required.
  • Ability to work across time zones as required and with multicultural teams across the globe.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with CI / CD pipeline tools such as Jenkins, Ansible, Bitbucket / Git etc.
  • Business domain knowledge Payments networks & ecosystem
  • Additional Information

  • Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.
  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 2-5% of the time.
  • 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.
  • 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

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