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Chief Software Engineer - Value Added Services - Loyalty Programs

Company: Visa
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVisa 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 DescriptionVisa is looking for a hands-on and versatile Chief Software Engineer for the Loyalty and Marketing Services Development team which is part of the Issuer Solutions organization. - As a Chief Software Engineer, this individual will act as one of the key technology leaders within the organization to lead the next generation Loyalty & Marketing platforms and products that enable Visa to be the world-leading data-driven payments company. This is someone who can lead the technical vision and implementation of a campaign platform managing the end-to-end integration of the campaign system with rest of marketing platform and a self-motivated individual with excellent software engineering skills and expertise in Java/J2EE, Big Data technologies, Apache Spark, Scala, Apache Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes etc.The candidate will be extensively involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, documentation, development, and testing. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter and quick learner.Essential FunctionsThought Leadership: -Providing technical vision and roadmap for application delivery of Marketing Platform.Architectural leadership: Provide Architectural leadership, technical vision, leadership in execution of projects for Loyalty & Marketing Services.Driving Change: -Driving the change in technology to help the application excel. As a Chief engineer will be responsible for finding the right solution in pre-development phase or during the development phase of delivery cycle. In future establish the feedback loop from production to non-production environments. Leading the efforts for code review and design reviews. Champion delivery best practices.Sustain Quality: -Building a sustainable framework for delivering quality product. -This will involve reviewing and highlighting patterns which are sustainable for highly performant and secured distributed system, which can linearly scale to handle large volume.Build Reliability and Performance: -Review design and code for reliability and performance. Identify KPI and ensure all releases meet the target KPI.Building scalable system: -Ensure deliverables are scalable and design itself is scalable. Define boundaries of scalability.Champion Security best practices: -Become a security champion by owning the responsibility of component security. Collaborate with Cyber security teams to implement and verify secure coding techniques.Mentoring and building next gen leaders: - -Build next generation of tech leads. Organize sessions for knowledge sharing. Building an environment for learning and adoption of right technologies. Be the influencer who breaks status quo and brings change to achieve challenging goals. The person should be a fast learner and must be aware of current trends in the industry.Leading POC Efforts: - Drive POC efforts for decisioning on the choice of right product for all business use-cases. -Lead discussions around choice of technology or process. Work with architects and operations teams on measuring and cost estimating the infrastructural needs for new projects and future enhancements.Drive Innovation: - Pioneer innovative solutions or extend an existing solution to ensure the project needs to meet the wider goals of the strategy.Communication: -Outstanding verbal, written, presentation, facilitation, and interaction skills, including ability to effectively communicate architectural issues and concepts to multiple organization levels and executive management.QualificationsBasic Qualifications--- Bachelor or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field --- Experienced technology leader with a minimum of 15+ years of software development experience with minimum 8 to 10 years of experience in design and development of large-scale information products and services with microservices architecture--- Strong foundation in computer science, with excellent competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design, optimized for building highly distributed and parallelized systems--- Led and delivered complex projects where complexity is a function of a combination of these factors - domain knowledge, distributed architecture, technical stack, influencing and collaborating with multiple technology partners and business partners--- Strong understanding and working experience in Distributed Web Architecture - should have experience with service registry, container architecture, distributed caching, streaming apps, Big Data and RDBMS--- Experience in developing design for availability and resiliency, performance modelling, and capacity planning--- Must have hands on experience in Java 8 platform, J2EE technologies, Microservices, Spring, Hibernate, REST APIs--- Expertise in efficiently leveraging the power of distributed big data systems, including but not limited to Hadoop Hive, Spark, Kafka streaming, etc.--- Experience in writing quality and self-validating code using unit tests or following TDD--- Sound understanding of continuous integration, continuous delivery, DevOps model, infrastructure automation, monitoring, logging, auditing, and good knowledge of various deployment models--- Understand the Security requirements and standards and contemporary trends in Security risks as well as technologiesPreferred Qualifications--- Capability to work in UI stack using advance Java Script frameworks like AngularJS, Backbone etc is preferable--- Experience in Agile development using any of the methodologies like SCRUM is a big plusFlex Work Arrangement: This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both home and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office three days a week, Monday (Sunday in some countries where Sunday is the start of the week) and Wednesdays. Wednesdays are designated as in-office collaboration days. The third day in the office will be decided based on team needs and determined in partnership with senior leadership.Additional InformationVisa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.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.SummaryType: Full-timeFunction: Engineering

Keywords: Visa, San Mateo , Chief Software Engineer - Value Added Services - Loyalty Programs, IT / Software / Systems , San Mateo, California

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