Lead Software Engineer
- Palo Alto, CA, USA
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.
Responsible for building/maintaining application standard operating environment; help application development to articulate/measure/maintain non-functional requirements for applications within Data Platform
Spend 30% of the time on development with development teams
Partnering with application developers, architects, engineers, and various groups supporting Data Platform applications to drive new initiatives
Collaborating with project and development teams to ensure on time delivery of projects, production support plans, and knowledge transfer for long-term supportability of upgrades, enhancements, and deployments
Identifying existing productivity issues and opportunities, developing methods and systems to improve these functions and managing their implementation
Serving as liaison between the various organizational entities and building relationships with members of these organizations
Developing close working relationships and dependencies with members of teams within the organization
Manage infrastructure of applications utilizing all possible information delivery channels, including capacity planning, version upgrades and maintenance
Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes
Mentor/manage team members, develop procedures and best practices standards
Build and maintain relationships with global and virtual teams and third parties on software development or support issues
Participate in the overall strategy, standardization, analysis, design, and implementation of applications
Engages architects (both enterprise and domain) to ensure that overall Enterprise Architecture is inclusive of all stakeholder viewpoints
- 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
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
Active experience with Java, C++, Go, Python, shell scripting
Relational database and SQL development experience required
Understanding best practices for Big data, data warehousing, consumer analytics, knowledge management and near real time data processing
Demonstrate expertise in data warehouse development, management of information systems, enterprise data store approaches and operations in large, complex, and geographically diverse operations
8+ years of hands-on experience in developing and managing development of workflow engines orchestrating Big Data jobs
5+ or more years of hands-on experience with coding on languages like C/C++, Java, Python, Go; experience with ETL/ELT applications, open system platforms (UNIX: AIX, Linux)
In-depth knowledge of the software development life cycle required
Development experience in a cross-platform, multi-tier environment
Strong communication skills with ability to present complex ideas and document in a clear and concise way
Quick learner; self-starter, detailed and thorough
Proactive sense of urgency and “can do” attitude
This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.
This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 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.
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.