Sr. Staff Systems Engineer - Golang or Python (REF21716E) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)
Austin, TX

About $110,000 - $150,000 a year

Job Description

Visa's Digital and Developer Platform (VDDP) team is building a new generation of products to facilitate commerce in everyone's digital and mobile lives. Our focus is to build intuitive features that expose profound new value for our customers, merchants, and developers. VDDP is looking for a Senior Staff Developer to modernize the platform for digital and mobile products using containers and Kubernetes. The focus for the developer operations team is to leverage containers, improve monitoring and logging libraries for containerization, and improve continuous integration. In this role, you will build toolsets that are required to build, deploy and operate our applications in Kubernetes infrastructure.


Research and implement toolsets that help developers use Containers and Kubernetes
Develop tools for operations and release teams to use Kubernetes with ease
Build traffic routing, service discovery, secrets, and access control solutions
Ensure platform security, and guide security best practices
Have a passion for delivering zero-defect code and be responsible for ensuring the team's deliverables meet or exceed the prescribed defect SLA
Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms
Plan feature releases and assign stories to the team
Communicate about product feature releases with internal customers
Create technical artifacts during design, development, and implementation
Review pull requests, code review and recommend best practies
Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner
Coach and mentor junior members in the team
Interact with both business and technical stakeholders to deliver high-quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations while applying the latest available tools and technology



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

10+ years experience with any programming language and at least 2+ years experience with Python or Golang
Should have a hands-on and good understanding of DevOps tools and automation framework
Demonstrated hands-on experience with DevOps techniques building continuous integration solutions using Jenkins, Docker, Chef/Puppet, Git, Maven
Experience with architecting and creating highly-scalable distributed systems
Experience working in Agile environments
Strong Automation and Problem-solving skills and the ability to follow through to completion
Bonus Points

Experience implementing Kubernetes controllers/operators
Stong Docker and Kubernetes experience
Operational experience deploying and managing Kubernetes
CKA or CKAD certification

Additional Information

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, 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.