New Grad (Advanced Degree) - Database Engineer
Location:
Foster City , California
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
99063704
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.



Team Description

In order for Visa to deliver on the version of the best way to pay be paid for everyone, everywhere, the Operations & Infrastructure team must provide best-in-class infrastructure services that are secure, scalable, continuously available, and run on software-defined infrastructures. The O&I team is charged with building, operating, and maintaining secure and reliable data centers, systems and networks to support the business functionality that Visa provides to payment industry stakeholders.

Job Description
We are looking for Database Engineers to join our Operations & Infrastructure team. Some past job duties and projects have included:
  • We are looking for Database Engineers to join our Operations & Infrastructure team. Some past job duties and projects have included:
  • Supporting Database Administration and Engineering in the architecture, design, development and deployment, and management of Microsoft SQL database environments
  • Providing DBA support for databases in various environment including non-prod and prod and providing support for vendors and internally developed applications
  • Physically implementing databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, encryption, and disaster recovery solutions
  • Analyzing performance, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolving database issues
  • Working closely with other O&I and engineering teams, product development, business operations, and technical operations to ensure delivery of database services within the SLAs and performance target set


Qualifications
So what are we looking for in a Database Engineer?
  • Students graduating in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017
  • Pursuing a Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • Prior knowledge or experience with Microsoft SQL server technologies
  • Understanding of network, storage, tiered application environments, and security
  • Good engineering skills in developing enterprise solutions to support MSSQL in areas such as backup, monitoring/alerting, security compliance, patching, etc
  • The ability to take on challenges and address problems head-on
  • Strong ability to collaborate
  • Highly driven, resourceful and results oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Additional Information

Locations:
San Francisco / Bay Area, CA
Ashburn, VA
Bellevue, WA
Highlands Ranch, CO
"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."

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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