Lead Software Engineer, Android

  • Beijing, China
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

 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.

Visa’s Digital and Developer Platform (DDP) team is building a new generation of products to facilitate commerce in everyone’s digital and mobile lives. At DDP, we are focused on creating smarter payment solutions that provide fast, easier ways to pay with mobile, web and other digital devices wherever you are – remote or proximity payment.

Job Description

The Digital and Developer Platform (DDP) organization is building a new generation of applications to facilitate commerce in everyone's new digital lives.  Our focus is to build profoundly simple mobile apps that embed into our customers' everyday lives. 

The role is a self-organized Staff Software Engineer for mobile application development.  In this position, you are first and foremost a passionate and talented developer that can work in a dynamic environment as a member of Agile Scrum teams.  Your strong technical leadership, problem solving abilities, coding, testing and debugging skills are just a start.  You will have a great deal of passion about building a consumer product in Chinese market with excellent user experience. You will contribute to and learn engineering practices and disciplines in building high code quality with solid security, scalability and usability requirements. You will start with creating deployable prototypes in testing the solution in Chinese market.  You must be willing to be adaptive to requirement changes and go beyond the routine and prepared to do a little bit of everything. 

This position is based in Beijing, China and will report to the Director of Software Engineering in Beijing.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or other related fields with 10+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Android software development:  Java, Kotlin, Espresso and Gradle
  • Functional Test Automation: Cucumber and Appium
  • Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems.
  • Passion for Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multitasking among concurrent projects.
  • Ability to provide thought leadership on mobile excellence and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills along with effective communication
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities:  mentor, collaborate, enable and inspire
  • Proven ability to work and have fun in a team environment.
  • Experience with other technologies like iOS software development (Swift, Objective C, XCUITest) a plus.  Any experience with mobile Javascript technologies like React Native, Node, ES6 and related technologies is a plus.
  • Experience in building backend services will be a strong plus.

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: 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.

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