Senior Technical Recruiter


June 11, 2021

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 thousands of 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.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
Job Description
Visa's Global Technology Talent Acquisition team is focused on delivering best-in-class recruiting strategies and services to our Technology organization. The Technology organization at Visa is a key, strategic pillar to Visa's growth and operational strategy, in the way that we build, manage, support, and productize global payment technology. They are solving massive, complex technical problems at significant scale.
Senior Technical Recruiter responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Full life-cycle recruiting - yes, you will own the hiring manager relationship and become entrenched in the business.
  • Building deep partnerships with Hiring Managers to understand their teams hiring needs, capabilities and knowledge requirements/gaps, business, and team dynamics. This is not a key-word matching exercise.
  • Influence key stakeholders, up to the executive level, on strategic and operational topics
  • Developing sourcing strategies and research methods that are successful in attracting viable candidates through methods such as web sourcing, Boolean searches, candidate referrals, social networking, etc.
  • Identifying, attracting, screening and securing top talent candidates for a variety of skill and experience levels.
  • Operating with a laser, unbending focus on diversity and inclusion.
  • Negotiating offers and successfully closing candidates.
  • Acting as a consultant and SME in hiring processes, HR related matters, compliance, compensation, leveling guidelines, immigration, etc.
  • Providing exceptional hiring manager and candidate experiences.
  • Working on/leading key functional and/or global projects
  • Train and mentor recruiters

This position can be based in any US Visa technology hub: Austin, TX; Foster City, CA; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; or Ashburn, VA.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of full life-cycle technical recruiting experience with a Bachelor's Degree or an Advanced Degree. We aren't married to the technical discipline - anything from Software Engineering/Architecture to Cybersecurity to Infrastructure (storage, networking, database, etc.) to Data Engineering/AI/ML to Cloud.
  • Proven deep client management expertise including partnering effectively with all types of teams and levels of people.
  • Successful background in using innovative research & sourcing methods to hire for niche areas, hard to fill roles, and diversity.
  • Strong consultative skills, particularly in the areas of salary equity, internal movement and workforce planning.
  • Exceptional interviewing, communication, negotiation/closing, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Keen eye towards metrics and data, both to self-manage and to facilitate empirical, data-driven conversations.
  • A great team player - it takes a village!
  • Attention to detail and meticulous organization skills.
  • The ability to change gears on short notice and adapt to fast, evolving environments.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Understanding of, or experience in, the payment industry.
  • Prior experience with SmartRecruiters applicant tracking system.
  • Experience preparing and delivering executive-level/ready presentations.

Additional Information

Work Hours
Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.
Travel Requirements This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 5% 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.
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.