Director of Platform Engineering, Payments


San Diego, CA

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 12 days ago

  by    Karoline Marques


  • Acquires and empowers highly talented, passionate, driven leaders to lead and inspire our engineering teams.
  • Leads and enables teams of Architects, Analysts, Engineers, and Quality Engineers to deliver highly available, scalable, and performant payment solutions in AWS.
  • Showcases uncompromising ownership of outcomes and deliverables for their team
  • Role Model for Customer focused delivery for both internal and external customers
  • Energetically, passionately, and effectively works across organizational boundaries, collaborating to deliver awesome payment capabilities.
  • Experienced Operational Leader that drives Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement within their team and across the organization.
  • Builds and fosters agile engineering capabilities and quality engineering practices.
  • Demonstrates leadership and expertise by building, operating, and optimizing automated self-service capabilities at enterprise scale.
  • Performs a key leadership role in the technology transformation of the existing capabilities and innovation of new capabilities to support business growth.
  • Leads and delivers results against the Commerce Vision. This includes setting technical vision, gathering requirements, gaining business consensus, performing vendor and product evaluations, mentoring business and development resources, and delivering solutions.
  • Participates in product roadmap discussions and identifies key areas for improvement in the product and incorporate these goals into ongoing & future development initiatives


  • BS Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience. MS in CS or IS preferred with emphasis on software services, architecture and modeling.
  • Extensive recent experience with technology transformation, specifically designing, implementing, and operating automated, self-service solutions in AWS.
  • Deep technical experience with architecting, designing, integrating and operating payment solutions in a highly available, scalable enterprise environment.
  • 10+ years' experience required in delivering enterprise scale solutions in support of on-line, secure, scalable, resilient software as a service and data as a service delivery required. =
  • 7+ years of leading, inspiring, and growing talented Software Engineering and Operations teams.
  • Direct engineering background working on payment systems – leadership in creating low latency, high-capacity digital delivery of enterprise payment systems.
  • Show evidence of ongoing thought leadership and innovation in the payments and fraud system space.
  • Extensive experience handling use cases for a global enterprise organization supporting multiple business units/business models within a single in-house commerce system – subscription services, streaming services, etc.
  • Experience leading teams in researching new and emerging technologies to realize potential value, business fit, operations, and cost efficiencies of implementing such technologies is necessary.
  • Extensive experience with agile development methodologies and processes required
  • Must possess the drive and passion for technology leadership with the ability to excite, mentor, and motivate team members in various roles in the organization
  • Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with others at all levels; effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams.

$100K - $180K