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 platform - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.
Cross-border remittances and new business models (e.g., gig economy) require the ability to deploy rapid, frequent payouts.
We are building a Technology Platform that will enable fast and ubiquitous push payments across a range of domestic and cross border use cases aiming to capture significant revenue opportunity across P2P, B2SB, and B2C flows and value-added services.
Built on the latest standards / tech stack and providing open APIs, this platform will help drive innovation in the entire ecosystem.
We value creative and driven individuals who love to own their products, and design and implement solutions that create a seamless experience for consumers and clients.
Our developers work across the stack, and are experts in service oriented architectures and technologies such as Java 8, J2EE, Spring, Oracle, MongoDB, React JS , Cassandra, Hazelcast, Kafka, Kubernetes and Docker
As we embark on the journey to build this platform, we are looking for a Director who can participate in the detailed design and development activities for this product build.
Job Description and Responsibilities
The role involves extensive hands-on activities. Here are key job responsibilities
Understand the Payments industry and where Visa Direct fits in the payment’s ecosystem
Understand the business initiatives and their importance to the growth of Visa Direct.
Develop a good understanding of the Visa Direct technology platform.
Collaborate with product owners and technical staff globally to define requirements for new features and enhancements to the platform.
Evaluate technical options and provide recommendation on scope and scale of effort required to develop an end-to-end solution.
Manage and mentor a team of talented engineers.
Take ownership and lead the engineering responsibility for multiple components of the platform.
Actively participate in defining architecture and creating solution documents; consistently, be hands-on with low level design, code review, coding and unit testing activities.
Coordinate engineering activities across the delivery of the project and work with engineers to ensure they are delivering efficiently and to high quality standards.
Co-ordinate and influence business and technology partners spread across different regions to mitigate these risks.
Ability to identify and manage risks at all stages of the project.
Build a culture of engineering excellence within the team; drive adoption of practices like continuous integration, security, code reviews, code coverage, code quality and shift left practices.
Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards, processes and systems.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field and 12+ years of Software Development Experience or a Masters with 10+ years of Software Development Experience.
Led and delivered complex projects where complexity is a function of a combination of these factors domain knowledge, distributed architecture, technical stack, influencing and collaborating with multiple technology partners and business partners
Experience as a technical leader with ability to understand the requirements and independently, architect, design and build large scale resilient enterprise applications.
Experience of managing an engineering team of 6-8 people
Proficiency in Java 8+ (Core Java, memory management, concurrency, functional programming) and experience with REST APIs, JSON and exposure to container based technologies.
Experience with Agile development incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Maven, Jenkins, Triton, Chef, Sonar, Clover, JUnit, Mockito.
Experience with shift left practices and performance testing applications.
Collaborate with security team to implement and verify secure coding techniques.
Passion to work with people and help mentor your team.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.