Senior Software Engineer (Release/DevOps)

  • Foster City, CA
  • Full-time

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

Visa's Risk and Authentication team is looking for curious, creative, and talented technologists to join our team.  You will be developing solutions that automate the release cycle from code check-in to deployment. Your solution will focus on eliminating wait times, manual handoffs, and automating as much as possible in order to improve the overall efficiency and reliability of our release and deployment processes.
We are looking for someone with serious Software Development skills, strong interest in DevOps, and a passion for continuously delivering reliable software.



Architecting,maintaining, and streamlining of continuous Delivery solutions for end to end CICD pipeline setup of one click build deployments

Automate testing and deploying releases to multiple environments.

Work directly with agile Application Development teams to provide daily support aligned with a model of Continuous Delivery

Promote a Dev Ops culture through building relationships with Development & Operations and driving enhancements to the end-to-end release process

Ensure continuous availability of applications and related integrations in all pre-production environments.

Ensure continuous availability of various tools supporting SCM & Release Management including Source Control, Continuous Integration, & Change Management.

Maintaining source control branches and performing integrations with merge conflicts.

Facilitating and championing the quick resolution of problems found during the daily build and deployment efforts.

Creating and maintaining documentation of the build/release process.

Investigating tools and processes and integrating them so that they can improve the reliability, stability and efficiency with which we release our services.

Working closely with the development team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to meet our feature requirements.


5 years of experience with Java applications in a professional environment.

Sound Knowledge on Source Control Tools such as GIT and SCM concepts (branching, merging, integration,
versioning, etc.)

Continuous Integration (CI) tools such as Jenkins, TFS, Bamboo and TeamCity. Should have hands on and good understanding on DevOps tools and automation framework to build CICD Scripting experience with batch / shell scripting in Powershell and Linux.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Comfortable working within established code and process frameworks.

Proactive and self-motivated – willing to improve on existing processes to allow for faster iterations.

Strong track record of learning new tools and technologies.
 Must be proficient with scripting languages such as Python, Unix Shell, Perl, Groovy and with build tools such as GIT, Ant, Maven & Gradle

Experience with software quality and security scans like Qualys etc.

Knowledge and experience with Linux, Windows 2008, 2012 Operating Systems

Should have working experience with monitoring tools like OPNET, and/or SPLUNK, or any other

Experience working in Agile environments.

Experience with build and release of online services and a passion for delivering a quality experience to customers.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where iterative changes may need to go out in rapid succession.

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