10 days old

Lead Systems Architect - Visa

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purposethat unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.


Key Responsibilities

Job Description

  • Drive the architecture for key cross team / cross product development projects (via architecture/design documents and developing code key modules)
  • Establish software development patterns and best practices via examples and shipping code
  • Ensure that all relevant project teams follow a common set of principles and patterns and utilize a standard set of technology frameworks and libraries
  • Provide leadership across the architecture community to ensure solutions are built in alignment with platform principles and standards
  • Mentor and build world-class high-performing engineering and data science teams
  • Apply architecture best practices that helps increase execution velocity
  • Develop architectures that are inherently secure, robust, scalable, modular, API-centric and global
  • Influence technology selection for the enterprise
  • Define deployment topology by working with peers across the technology organization
  • Optimizes use of Visa’s Platforms & Solutions
  • Demonstrate thought leadership through presentations and teaching across Visa.



  • MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Science, Math
  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in distributed system architecture and development
  • 5 years with experience in building data driven frameworks and solutions for high availability and high volume environments
  • Possesses a deep understanding of benefits/drawbacks of different integration patterns
  • Continuous delivery and Dev Ops experience - infrastructure automation, monitoring, logging, auditing and security implementation and practices especially with private/public clouds
  • A preference of 2 years experience with Hadoop and related technologies is required
  • A minimum of 3 years experience with Network System Engineering discipline 
    Knowledge of NoSQL stores (e.g. HBASE and Cassandra) technologies is a plus
  • Prior knowledge and experience working with Merchant data/information is a plus


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Technology and OperationsUnited StatesVisa


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