Test Engineering Director

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

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

The CyberSource Risk and data team is looking for talented Director of Test Engineering with a passion for Quality and  Engineering Improvements. You will lead larger team of test engineers focused on delivering highest quality product in fastest possible way. You will drive process change, innovation, test engineering improvement and tools to enable rapid development. You will also advise Senior Test Management/Product Development staff on the quality and risk of features being released, and you will actively collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Program Management, Development, Service Delivery/Operations, and Customer Service to coordinate and implement cross-project Test Engineering and Development initiatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Own full stack quality across multiple applications, features, and technology initiatives.
  • Test Engineering point of contact for senior leadership stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
  • Create high-level test engineering team goals and action plans to align with overall Product Development objectives.
  • Emulate strong management and leadership principles with the capacity to engage, motivate, mentor and coach test engineers distributed across various geographical locations.
  • Communicate and adapt presentations to a wide range of audiences regarding goals, planning process, project initiatives, team innovation and results.
  • Implement, gather and report team/project metrics to track business value
  • On-board high caliber test engineers within planned budget and timeline.
  • Accountable for the quality of test activities during the release of products to production.
  • Act decisively and remove impediments for the test team
  • Partner with Test Lab, Release Engineering, Performance, Security and Release Management to complete overall test engineering initiatives and resolve impediments.


Basic Qualifications:

10 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 12-15 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD
  • Should have 5+ years of experience in Test Engineering Management with at least 2-3 years of experience in a Senior Manager capacity.
  • Team/Service-oriented ability to lead and manage  large size test/scrum teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of software quality assurance, modern testing processes and methodologies.
  • Technical proficiency and hands-on experience with  Restfull API, Backend systems, & Platform Development technology.
  • Proven track record of engineering excellence and improving organization efficiency.
  • Experience with static analysis and code coverage tools.
  • Experience implementing CI/CD.
  • Experience leading a test engineering team in an agile environment
  • Must be comfortable presenting and speaking to large groups of people & Sr. Leadership team.
  • Knowledge or experience of financials/payments industry is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven leadership in people management, mentoring and helping career growth of engineers, creating leads across teams and empowering team with constantly raising the bar.

Additional Information

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

Work Hours: Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours

Travel:This position requires the incumbent to travel 10%+ domestically

 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, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds

Additional Information

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

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

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