Technical SW Development Manager

  • Austin, TX, 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

Key Skills:
Strong software development & architecture, people management, problem solving, excellent communication, ability to work unsupervised, self-driven, manage multiple tasks.

Who Are You?
You are a world-class hands-on Software Development Manager who has lead high caliber engineering teams. You have managed senior & junior engineers to ensure product features & releases are delivered on time with the highest levels of quality.

Essential Functions:
As a Technical Software Development Manager, you will handle and maintain the whole engineering team for development, along with coding and review them as changes in architecture. You shall be closely helping them in developing their careers and providing them responsibilities according to their competencies. As a SDM, you will be involved with all the other departments to have timely release of products in consideration with the quality.

  • Hire, manage, coach, and develop a team of solutions engineers and application developers with great technical skills, characteristics, and team fit
  • Be very hands-on; the job will involve about 20%-30% of coding (Java,REST web services and related technologies)
  • Actively participate in code reviews, and in design and architecture decisions.
  • Help engineers develop their careers, assigning them to projects tailored to their skill levels, long-term skill development, personalities, and work styles.
  • Collaborate with the Lead Architect on technology strategy, clearing technical debt etc.
  • Define and iterate upon team processes to improve scale and reduce errors.
  • Define and iterate upon best practices and engineering excellence and thrive towards making engineering excellence as team's DNA. 
  • Work with Product Management, Technical Support, Staff & business teams to identify user stories and ensure timely release of products/features with highest quality


Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience in software product and platform development
  • Proven success as a technical leader, coaching and managing development teams
  • Strong working knowledge of SaaS platforms and software products that are built for high volume transaction processing.
  • Strong technical skills in Java  stacks; along with RDBMS and/or No SQL DBs.
  • Good understanding of performance and security architectures
  • Experience in CI/CD lifecycle using Git, Maven, Jenkins, etc.
  • Excellent people & conflict resolution skills; positive and can-do attitude
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to business audiences, and to explain business processes, concepts, challenges, and issues to technical resources.
  • Startup experience is a huge bonus.

Additional Information

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.


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