Strategic Solutions Architect
Location:
Foster City , California
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
107164347
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
​ The Solutions Architect is a vital role within Visa's Global Merchant Sales & Solutions organization and is primarily responsible for engaging with strategic clients to assist with vision, architecture, and execution of professional-grade integrations into CyberSource's payment management platform. The role also focuses on driving new revenue by working alongside our Account Executives and Customer Success Managers to deliver solution presentations and product demonstrations in a pre-sales environment. Internally, the role requires collaboration with various departments including Product Management, Solutions Strategy, Product Development, Customer Support and Marketing to communicate client feedback and provide solution strategy recommendations.
 

Responsibilities include:

Engage with hand-picked strategic clients actively integrating to CyberSource

Play a prominent role in the vision, architecture, and professional execution of client integrations

Manage project tasks and timelines between client and internal resources as necessary

In a pre-sales environment, provide solution presentations and product demonstrations alongside Account Executives and Customer Success Managers to drive new opportunities to close

Prioritize subject matter expertise in CyberSource solutions, industry best practices, and emerging technologies

Collaborate with various departments including Product Management, Solutions Strategy, Product Development, Customer Support and Marketing to communicate client feedback and provide solution strategy recommendations

Actively participate as payment management industry expert at conferences, tradeshows, customer events and summits
 
 
 

Qualifications

15+ years of sales engineer and/or solutions architect experience within the payment industry

Extensive experience working with payment gateway, fraud, and payment security solutions

Technical background including a BS degree in CS, CIS, or related discipline

Ability to engage in detailed technical discussions and read / write code at a moderate level

Proficiency with client-side scripting languages (HTML / JavaScript) and server-side APIs (REST / XML / SOAP)

Proficiency in at least one server development language such as Java, .NET, PHP, Python, etc.

Proficiency in mobile IDEs and programming languages a plus

Confident speaker with ability to present, interact, and connect with executives, engineers and technical contacts

Natural ability to understand and articulate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner

Strong personal desire to improve and expand industry-related knowledge

Strong knowledge of CyberSource solutions

Excellent verbal and communication skills

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent self-investigation, research, and troubleshooting skills

Ability to travel up to 50%

About Visa:

 
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity .  Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind â€" 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.  CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages  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 FIFAâ„¢ 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.

“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.”

 

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.

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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