Manager Platform Development

  • Highlands Ranch, CO, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • 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

Job Scope

As a Manager in Issuer Processing, you will manage the Platform Services development team based in Highlands Ranch, CO where you will be responsible and accountable for the design, development, and support of multiple applications across several hardware platforms.   This position will have responsibility of day-to-day management of a team of up to 15 software developers and will also contribute to the software development process.  This position will report to the Sr. Director of Issuer Processing Platform Services development based in Highlands Ranch.


Essential Functions

  • Build and maintain a high performing team; hire and retain the right talent in the right role

  • Develop and empower direct reports to make appropriate technical decisions

  • Demonstrate Visa’s core values and maintain a positive and open demeanor

  • Foster a culture of teamwork, collaboration and mentoring

  • Manage resources in alignment with forecast models

  • Partner with Product resources to identify clear business requirements

  • Manage development resources by setting clear business and technical expectations

  • Manage development resources across multiple technologies including .Net, Java, SQL, NoSQL, Windows, Unix/Linux

  • Work collaboratively with senior management, architecture and senior development staff to develop broadly acceptable solutions

  • Set resource goals and delegate project work

  • Drive consistency in artifacts and deliverables, budgets, and resource planning

  • Identify process improvements and/or ineffective use of project hours and resources

  • Generate innovative ideas, solutions, and opportunities to contribute to the Visa enterprise and Issuer Processing success

  • Ensure resource availability to support deployment activities in various environments

  • Take complete responsibility of the full life cycle of projects and oversee software release implementations when required

  • Design and develop highly scalable and fault-tolerant systems using multiple technologies


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.

  • Agile development methodology experience (Scrum/Kanban) preferred

  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities

  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills

  • Strong analytical, problem determination and customer relations skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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 0% 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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