BlockChain Engineer

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa Inc

Job Description

We are working on Blockchain technology and want to add a highly motivated Engineer to our team in
Austin,TX. Work on emerging technologies, building scalable product, leveraging internal infrastructure and data, partnering with Product on implementation strategy.Work with technology teams to understand the business demand and ensure design and build of solutions creates or leverages cross-asset concepts and frameworks.

We're seeking a strong developer experienced with Ethereum and blockchain architecture to be a part of
team tasked with building Application based on Distributed Ledger Technology. Our ideal candidate has built and released application, has worked with Hyperledger

Qualifications

Primary Responsibility

Develop, Code and Deploy
Direct client and business exposure
Work on Distributed Ledger Technology
Monitor blockchain technologies.
Maintain firm’s relationship with the Hyperledger initiative.

Qualifications


Must have a BS in Computer Science
Must have 2+ years of experience with distributed software development preferably in Java or Go
Must have hands on experience with all aspects of software development: data, server side, UI, and open source software.
Understanding of basic cryptographic principles
Able to use tools like docker, docker-compose and kubernetes/docker swarm for deployment and orchestration
Able to be part of a team that focuses on simple well tested code, automated builds, code reviews and scalability in mind.
Good understanding of algorithms and data structures.
Able to communicate technical ideas
Enthusiastic about distributed ledger/blockchain protocols
Passion for Test driven development and continuous learning
Enjoyment of the wild startup rodeo. Yee haw!
No Fear of the edge of startup engineering
Total Industry experience must be 2-4 years

What we are not looking for :

Only Blockchain enthusiast having no prior coding experience

Candidate having less than 2 Years experience or more than 8 Years experience will not be considered for this role

Additional Information

Candidate will be working in VISA Global Commercial Payments area, team will be building a new payment rail leveraging Blockchain technology and distributed ledger, project details can be found here --

https://usa.visa.com/visa-everywhere/innovation/visa-b2b-connect.html

https://www.wsj.com/articles/visa-taps-blockchain-for-cross-border-payment-plan-1477050830

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/visa-files-patent-blockchain-based-digital-asset-network/