Senior Software Engineer

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa facilitates global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.

We offer a range of branded payment product platforms, which our financial institution clients use to develop and offer credit, charge, deferred debit, prepaid and cash access programs to cardholders. Visa's card platforms provide consumers, businesses, merchants and government entities with a secure, convenient and reliable way to pay and be paid in 170 countries and territories.

Job Description

Visa is seeking an experienced, passionate and high-energy Senior SW Engineer to work in the Marketing Services product development group, which is a part of Visa's Data organization and is responsible for
designing, developing and managing Marketing Information Products and Services.

This position will be based in Foster City, CA. The successful candidate will be a senior developer focused on development of critical information based applications.

S/he will be an experienced hands-on technical engineer with experience of enterprise marketing and loyalty solutions.

The position requires someone who is experienced in cross platform/application architecture, design and implementation.


  • Responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of online and data based software applications for marketing automation suite of applications.

  • Work with both business and technical stakeholders to deliver high quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations while applying the latest available tools and

  • Develop code and mentor junior developers to ensure deliverables are on time, within budget, and with good code quality.

  • Have a passion for delivering zero defect code and be responsible for ensuring that the team's deliverables meet or exceed the prescribed defect SLA.

  • Write software code that complies with design specification and code software solutions to meet development and support deliverables by creating design components, develop code and testing changes that adhere to department standards, be easily maintainable, and have good
    system performance.

  • Create documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.

  • Coordinate continuous integration activities, testing automation frameworks, and other related items in addition to contributing core product code.

  • Scaling and Performance tuning of marketing applications and overall system flow to manage large data processing.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for and contribute to improvements in standards and processes to support a continuous improvement approach.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.

  • 4+ years of software design, architecture and development experience.

  • 3+ years of Full Stack Software Development experience in of large scale mission critical applications.

  • 3+ years’ demonstrated experience with n-tier web application development and experience in Java based frameworks.
  • Hands-on experience in developing and supporting business applications for large corporations with experience in both batch and online systems.

  • Must be very proficient in latest application development technologies, tools, databases and methodologies.

  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate), MongoDB and processing large amounts of data.

  • 2 or more years demonstrated experience with n-tier web application development and experience in Java based frameworks.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Web Service development using REST, JSON, XML.

  • Knowledge of data visualization technologies like C3.js, D3.js a plus.

  • Advanced knowledge of data structures and relational databases, strong SQL skills required

Additional Information

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. 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 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. 

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