Sr Manager Software Test Engineering

  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Visa's Payment Acceptance Payment & Platform Test Engineering team is looking for talented Sr Manager 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, engineering improvement and tools to enable rapid development with high quality. You will also advise Senior 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.


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

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

8+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelors degree, OR 11+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

10 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 6-8 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
Should have 3+ years of experience in Test Engineering Management or Team Lead capacity.
Team/Service-oriented ability to lead and manage large size test/scrum teams
Demonstrate knowledge and experience of software quality assurance, modern testing processes and methodologies.
Technical proficiency and hands-on experience with Restful 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

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% 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.

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 applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 126,700.00 to 164,700.00 USD, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.

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