Lead Network Engineer

  • Company: Visa
  • Location: Ashburn, Virginia
  • Posted: April 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 108289232
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 purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions 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.

Job Description
Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, implement, and provide ongoing support of network systems of high complexity in Internet environments to fulfill business needs for performance and cost benefits

  • Serve as a technical lead for hardware installation, configuration, and operational support of these networks� routers and switches

  • Serve as technical a lead for WAN and WAN Optimization, working with application owners and clients to fine-tune WAN links for optimal performance

  • Serve as a technical lead for BGP routing and Internet access, working with application to optimize application delivery on the network

  • Provide 3rd level technical support to Visa clients and to technical teams within Visa to resolve network issues and to support the implementation of new network solutions

  • Evaluate new technology and bring opportunities forward that would improve the future network architecture, performance, and network services

  • Ensure full compliance of Visa Key Controls and Technical Service Requirements for all network architecture, designs, and implementations both past and present

  • Ensure all changes go through appropriate review, change control, and acceptance before implementation

  • Lead development, testing and QA functions to ensure that projects are securely delivered and fulfill expectations

  • Build and maintain relationships with global and virtual teams and third parties on network development or support issues

  • Provide highest level of technical consultancy to ensure problem resolution is achieved in the shortest possible timeframe

  • Work with the Information Security Office to ensure solutions deployed meet Visa Security Requirements and provide technical assistance for investigation and analysis of security alerts

  • Development of processes and procedures for use by the Network team and third parties in the management of network environments

  • Develop and position solutions and build plans to effectively gain buy-in from all participants

  • Develop and streamline processes to further improve delivery of Global Network and Telecommunication services

  • Provide recommendations to management team to increase effectiveness of organization and technology solutions

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field

  • CCIE or CCNP in router and switch or service provider

  • At least 7-10 years related experience in service provider environments, designing, planning, documenting and implementing LANs and WANs using latest technology

  • At least 7 years of experience in a Sr. Network Engineering role

  • Expertise on IP Technologies and extensive knowledge of WAN technologies

  • Experience working with carriers to evaluate technology, pricing, SLAs, redundancy, etc. for global network deployment initiatives

  • Expert engineering knowledge of network hardware specifically Cisco or Juniper routers and switches

  • Extensive experience and expertise on IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP

  • Expert engineering knowledge of load balancing / traffic management technology including F5 Big-IP/Viprion for LTM/GTM

  • Expert engineering knowledge of WAN optimization technology, including Riverbed Steelhead, to optimize application traffic across the WAN links

  • Knowledge of Cisco encryption technologies (IPSec, SSL), and hot standby protocols HSRP and VRRP

  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols

  • Self-sufficient with the ability to make engineering decisions within the documented configuration requirements and control processes

  • This position will need to be able to communicate and work effectively with implementation teams, customer relations, and internal/external customers to engineer solutions to meet the needs of all stakeholders

  • Advanced process orientation and exhibited planning, organizational, and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal in English) skills

  • The ability to support network operations in an on-call fashion is a requirement"

  • Additional Information
    Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.
    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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