Director - Test Engineering (Hybrid/Onsite)

  • 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.

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Job Description

The Director of Clearing Exchange Test Engineering will lead the team responsible for application testing, test tool development, resource planning and management of test resources within the Clearing and Settlement (CAS) organization. The role requires a firm understanding of software development and software testing, test automation and performance tools in an open systems environment. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader, excellent communicator, have demonstrable expertise in test engineering, development and above all be customer and team focused. The candidate will manage and supervise assigned technical staff, work closely with peers in the development and test engineering teams within Payments Product Development as well as senior management and other groups across the organization.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide guidance to engineers on their daily tasks including hands-on coding/testing as needed

  • Develop team by motivating, mentoring and assisting in hiring critical talent

  • Ensure adherence to coding and quality standards including code reviews, use of Git for code repository and leveraging Artifactory for application builds

  • Work with team to execute test automation strategy for Clearing Exchange

  • Collaborate with development teams to improve development and test processes

  • Ensure adherence to test processes including test documentation, peer reviews and stakeholder signoffs

  • Liaise with internal and external clients to support project testing requirements

  • Contribute to code and load quality initiatives

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:
• 10+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelors degree, OR 13+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• 12 or more 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
• 10+ years of work experience
• Experience managing a team of software and test engineers in a Windows, Linux based environment using open-source technologies
• Solid understanding of software development methodology, and test automation tools for UI and backend applications
• Good working knowledge of program and project management methodologies
• Passion for high quality software engineering
• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and inter-personal skills.
• Undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems or a related technical discipline is required

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 $139,800.00 to $181,800.00, 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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