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Lead Systems Architect at Visa

Job Description

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

The Lead Systems Architect role requires a candidate with extensive background in design and implementation of infrastructure in private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, focused around compute and storage systems across multiple operating systems. Additionally a strong background in Infrastructure as Code, microservices/containers, and x86 virtualization systems will be required. Ability to understand and explain high availability and resiliency concepts in a complex distributed enterprise is essential.

The Lead Architect will provide senior expertise and thought leadership to help drive the strategic development of Visa's private and hybrid cloud offerings. The successful candidate will work with various leaders across the Operations and Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Stakeholder Product Development teams to define solutions that will enable the use of modern infrastructure to meet the challenges of technology, regulatory, security, and competitive conditions.

The Lead Architect is a senior technologist with demonstrated experience and interest in modern compute and storage offerings across varying environments.

The candidate should have a positive attitude and excellent communication skills to effectively share your knowledge. The candidate will be leading/coordinating with teams across multiple functions and areas.

Essential Functions

Lead research and design efforts for compute and storage domains
Propose designs that meet the requirements of multiple concepts, and explain choices made to balance security, performance, cost, and reliability
Responsible for intake and solutioning phase of new system technologies
Collaborate with Solution Architects to meet internal customer requirements related to infrastructure
Design and automate solutions and services in the Visa ecosystem
Work closely with the other Architecture and Engineering teams and Security teams as well as with product and business teams
Be an evangelist of the Architecture organization
Stay up to speed with the latest technologies
Actively participate in communities/forums/guilds on infrastructure
QualificationsBasic Qualifications

BS/BA/MS in Computer Science, Comp or Electrical Engineering, Science, or Math with 10+ years of work experience in systems architecture, engineering or development
10+ years experience with multiple x86 operating systems
10+ years of design, implementation, and support experience with multiple compute and storage hardware systems and vendors
Hands on experience with virtualization and microservices technologies in a large enterprise

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of hands on architecting and managing experience with enterprise level , compute, storage, and virtualization technologies.
Experience with container technologies in a production environment (e.g. Docker, Openshift, Kubernetes) and related ecosystem products
Experience with public cloud services, offerings, and concepts (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
Experience with open-source infrastructure as code software and automation software development tools
Experience performing full stack load testing in order to identify and address hardware, network, system, or application bottlenecks
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Advanced certifications a plus

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving visa/travel restrictions in place, we are currently only able to extend offers to candidates with the right to work in Singapore. We are keeping the situation under close review and will adjust accordingly should the restrictive measures be lifted.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.

Job Number: REF007186W
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Country: Singapore
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