Senior Solutions Architect, Digital Partnerships (Technology)

@Visa posted 3 weeks ago

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 position is responsible for providing technical and advisory support, solutioning and oversight to strategic partnerships, alliances, programmatic fintech and strategic partners globally and locally within regions. Digital Partnerships Technology organization works closely with Visa’s Product Digital Partnerships team that leads commercial engagements with FinTechs, BigTechs and Strategic Enablers. Senior Solutions Architect, Digital Partnerships Technology Lead role requires expertise in identifying, building, and supporting technical solutions, design and architecture for new and existing clients and partners integrating with Visa’s offerings and capabilities, co-innovate with partners to build new product propositions through close collaboration with Visa’s core product and technology teams, manage process and programs needed to bring them to fruition. Work with cross functional technology and product teams to ensure partner implementations are on track and delivering against the plan.

Responsibilities

  • You will define technical solutions and architecture to unlock new use cases or enable existing capabilities for BigTech, Strategic Enablers and FinTech partners through clear and articulate diagrams and artifacts such as logical architectures, deployment topologies, sequence diagrams, functional decompositions, and API swagger specs, among others.
  • You will build architectures that are inherently secure, robust, scalable, reliable, extensible, interoperable and composable.
  • You will ensure that project teams follow a common set of principles and patterns, and utilize approved set of technology frameworks, libraries, and API standards.
  • You will apply architecture best practices to increase execution velocity, specifically as it relates to leveraging existing Visa shared assets.

Additional Information

Visa 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.

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.

Qualifications

  • 15-18 years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 12 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD or PhD)
  • Experience working with ecommerce partners, FinTech, BigTech and payments technology companies
  • Demonstrated track record of planning, managing, and delivering complex technology programs with BigTech, Strategic Enablers and FinTechs
  • Possess a blend of analytical capability, strategic thinking, and emotional intelligence and able to dive deep on all areas of technology and business to deliver creative solutions to unstructured problems, Change catalyst with maximum adoption
  • Process oriented, with a high attention to detail and quality on both internal teamwork and external products brought to market
  • Hands-on, entrepreneurial, and agilest, while also able to navigate a globally matrixed environment
  • Financial services or payments industry experience preferred
  • Execution abilities, adept at keeping multiple projects moving forward effectively, and working around obstacles
  • Proven ability to partner, communicate and manage navigate through multiple disciplines and organizational groups
  • Ability to work within a complex and often ambiguous environment, and to influence senior management and other relevant parties
  • Experience in working with Executive management. Excellent collaboration and presentation skills
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive and lead in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering with MBA or other advanced degree preferred

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.

Additional Information

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.

Additional Information

Visa 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.

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.

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