Senior Software Engineer

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Visa

We dream of a future where it’s easy to pay and be paid. Across the planet. Where ever. Whenever. Securely. Easily.We have a great toolbox of leadership technologies including CyberSource and Together, we are building leading edge full-service Payment Management solutions combining global payment processing, fraud management and payment security systems.

We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our Enterprise Payments team!

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

The Fraud and Authentication development group is responsible for building critical risk and authentication products, applications, and services in VISA. This includes idea generation, the design, development, and testing of products, applications, and services that provide Visa clients with solutions to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud for Visa and Visa client payment systems.   The systems we build process millions of transactions a day and our vital to the worldwide ecommerce ecosystem.

This position is ideal for an experienced SW engineer who is passionate about solving challenging business problems and building applications that provide an excellent user experience. You will be an integral part of the Risk and Authentication development team focusing on design and build of software solutions that leverage data to solve business problems.  Sometimes you will be working on brand-new software solutions, and at other times, you may be refactoring existing functionality for high performance/availability and maintainability but always working on ways to provide better solutions to our customers.

The role is for a self-motivated individual with expert software engineering skills, extensive knowledge of Database systems (RDBMS) and experience with Big Data systems integration and technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, documentation, development and test of new functionality. Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team’s needs.



  • You have a Master's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • You have expertise of Core Java, JEE technologies, REST and container based technologies.

  • Experience with Object Oriented software development and building scalable, robust, and high-performing applications and services

  • Knowledge of Security Principles, Web Standards and Accessibility Best Practices

  • Strongly motivated and/or experienced in test driven development and test automation

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Automated Test technologies such as Jenkins, Subversion, Maven, Hudson, Git, Selenium, Chef desirable

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with excellent problem solving ability

  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum methodology

  • Candidate must be able to proficiently multi-task and be able to work independently or in a team environment

  • Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way

  • We count on your curiosity and creativity, to want to understand customer requirements and our processes and want to come up with creative solutions

  • While you’ll have the skill to see and understand the big picture, you’re able to stay focused on the task at hand to achieve immediate goals

  • You’re great at systematic and accurate research wanting to uncover the smallest detail

  • You have amazing work ethics that will help us all work extremely well together

  • You have the passion to understanding people and to always striving to improve our products and services!


Additional Information

Our engineers do more than just write code:

  • You’ll help our customers achieve their  real goals by understanding their requirements and how they respond to their business needs

  • You’ll use technologies that include Java, REST, NoSQL, Docker and more

  • You will analyze business requirements  and architect a solution that is robust and scalable along with providing technical documentation of solution

  • You’ll leverage on new technologies tobuild the next generation of Payment Services

  • You’ll develop and deliver new features every few days

  • You have the work and academic experience that will demonstrate proficiency and ease with programming languages, mobile technologies, quality assurance, scripting languages and operating systems

  • Your DNA would include following and creating software best practices and processes.

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and above all, you are team players!

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