Senior Software Performance Engineer (Ref19816v) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (Vddp)

Visa Foster City , CA 94404

Posted 3 weeks ago

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.

Organization Summary

Within Visa's Technology organization, the Digital & Developer Platform (VDDP) team is a global division of over 1100 team members responsible for developing and managing end-to-end technology solutions that promote the growth of digital commerce and mobilization of payments in emerging and developed markets. A globally distributed team, VDDP encompasses Product Development, Program Management, Portfolio & Business Management, Architecture, and Test Engineering, Client Integration, Release & Support Engineering functions.

  • Accountable for creating application and infrastructure performance plans/models for a highly scalable, low-latency, highly-available and high-throughput payment processing system.

  • Work with the architects and development team to ensure proper metrics instrumentation done in software components, to help facilitate real time and remote troubleshooting/performance monitoring.

  • Evaluate, develop and execute load test tools to stress the limits of Visa's most critical payment applications.

  • Understand and performance test the APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems.

  • Should have experience in defining Performance Strategy and reporting performance baselines required to certify Go-Lives. Should have strong experience in handling multiple tasks and stakeholders

  • Should be well versed in documenting the steps performed during course of performance tests cycle including performance test scripts used

  • Should be able to provide mentor support emphasizing performance testing methodology, preparation, scripting, execution planning, simulation and test results reporting.

  • Should be able to drive end to end performance test activities.

  • Should have ability to work independently and be a team player.

  • Actively contribute to capacity planning and disaster recovery exercises.

  • Support in triaging and troubleshooting of issues related to performance degradation incidents in production environment

  • Monitor application performance, optimize performance bottlenecks and usage to create an application capacity model.

  • Help optimizing system components such as CPU/Memory/Disk/Network & OS/Application software for maximizing the computer resources utilization.

Basic

  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred Skills

  • Expert knowledge in hardware, software, and distributed applications environments and solid understanding of their associated capacity and performance indicators

  • Expert knowledge and strong experience using tools, Loadrunner/Jmeter,. etc. and understanding of APM solutions like Appdynamics, dynatrace, OPNET,. etc

  • Hands on experience in Unix/Linux OS environments and operating system internals, file systems, disk/storage and networking protocols.

  • System internals. Having working knowledge with VMs and Containers.

  • Knowledge in programming languages like Java/Python and scripting languages.

  • Experience in ORACLE/MYSQL DB tuning and optimization

  • Knowledge of distributed database, distributed computing and high frequency transactions is a big plus.

  • Knowledge and understanding of MQ/Kafka system.

  • Working familiarity with the entire software development lifecycle including version control, build process, testing, and code release

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, facilitation and leadership skills.

  • Deeply self-motivated with the ability to work independently, coordinating activities within cross-regional and multi-functional teams.

  • Previous experience with financial services or payments processing domain is a big plus.

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 less than 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, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

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.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Director Technical Product Management (Ref23723g) Visa Digital Developer Platform (Vddp)

Visa

Posted 6 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-03-05T00:00 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. Are you interested in working on one of the most exciting domain and fast growing space? The payment industry, in parallel with technology in general, is experiencing a period of rapid, disruptive innovation. At the same time, mobile connectivity is growing rapidly and, with it, comes the opportunity to extend financial products to the 2.5 billion people around the world who are financially excluded. Visa is committed to fueling innovation in this space along with our partners. To this end, Visa is committed to open up the majority of existing APIs to our current clients and partners as well as the broader developer community. Visa Developer Platform (VDP) is an exciting new initiative with an ambitious objective to consolidate multiple partner and developer facing assets across Visa into a common platform in order to simplify partner connectivity, decrease integration costs, and accelerate the pace of collaboration and innovation across payments ecosystem. Technical Product Management (TPM) A TPM is a leader of strategy, planning, and execution/delivery. The VDP team is looking for a TPM who is passionate about building scalable, secure and highly reliable, mission-critical software in a fast-paced agile environment. As TPM, you will help build a state of the art developer platform, design next generation of Visa APIs, and help build infrastructure to make partners/developers worldwide successful using Visa payment network. Additionally, you'll also be defining and evangelizing the API-first philosophy for all development teams at Visa. This includes engaging in technical and functional discussions with many teams and continuous engagement with product managers and customers across a range of Visa's new and existing products. Successful candidates will be highly adaptable, possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and able to effectively manage multiple work streams. The ideal candidate for this position will have more than three years of technical product and/or program management experience with an ability to think tactically as well as strategically. The person should be able to lead cross functional teams in a highly matrixed environment. A background working in a high transaction online payment environment, developer portals/services, or APIs is highly desirable. Payment is a deep domain- the candidate should be a fast learner and able to pick up new domain quickly. Accountabilities - General: * Technical product management functions including functional specs, roadmap, project management, issue/risk management, and cross-division coordination * Extensive cross-organization collaboration playing a crucial role in interfacing with various technology teams and business stakeholders to identify requirements, converting them to functional specs, prioritizing, and driving execution using agile methodologies * Be the customer seat in the engineering team- deep passion for satisfying customer needs and influencing design and priority appropriately * Partner with Product Management to define Visa's overall web services/API strategy. Own the roadmap working with the product and engineering teams * Identify new and innovative areas to improve customer satisfaction. Drive the prioritization, delivery and measure the KPIs for their features * Work closely with the engineers and contribute to the development of design artifacts and Quality Assurance test plans * Plan and conduct User Acceptance Testing with key stakeholders, Bug bashes, and Hackathons * Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. * Define and evangelize API frameworks, best practices for API design and development practices across all Visa teams Basic * 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 Preferred * 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 * 6 or more years of relevant experience in technical product and program management * Strong analytical and technical skills. * Fluent in discussions about API design, SDKs, and developer tools. * Reputation for being a collaborative thought partner and business leader, with ability to organize and motivate work across multiple team boundaries * Proven track record of driving large scale products across multiple teams and shipping product in time. * Project management skills with demonstrated ability to facilitate large scale planning, development and user acceptance testing efforts * Excellent communication skills * Experience in working with agile lifecycle and/or tracking and process management tools, e.g. Rally, JIRA * Educational background in Computer Science/Engineering. MBA is a plus 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 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, 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. Visa Foster City CA

Senior Software Performance Engineer (Ref19816v) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (Vddp)

Visa