AfroTech Technical Opportunities within Visa

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • 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.


“Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.”

Job Description

Please appy to this requisition if you are attending AfroTech and are interested in professional, technical opportunities within Visa. We will review your profile against our open positions and invite you to apply for roles that match with your background. 

We have open opportunities in the following organizations that work with the technologies listed next to them:

Corporate IT - Java, Javascript, Python, HTML/CSS, Front end dev. J2EE, SQL, Tableau, Hadoop, R, , XML, JQuery,  iOS/Android Dev

Cybersecurity - Java, C++, Python, OWASP Top 10-25, Shell scripting, Networking concepts (Firewalls, Cloud Security, DDoS, TCP/IP), Wireshark, Nessus, Pen-testing, Unix/Linux, NoSQL, Incident Response, Identity Access Management, Authorization, SAML, OpenID, OAuth, Single Sign-on (SSO)

Data Platform - Full Stack Developer with strong algorithm knowledge. Java, Python, Scala, or Hive. Linux and Unix. Experience analyzing very large, complex, multi-dimensional data sets. Strong background in mathematics/stats or similar to use predictive analytics, pattern recognition, or data mining/data analysis.

Data Product Development - Full Stack developers with an interest to work with large volume of Data - JavaScript, Python, CSS, SQL, MySQL, Angular, JQuery, Node.

Digital & Developer Platform - Java, Data Structures, Algorithms, OOD, Design Patterns, Spring, Maven, CS major

Issuer Processing - Software testing, QA, Development, Security, Pen testers, CIS Majors, C#, .NET, ASP.NET, MVC, Java, XML, JSON, Application Security, OWASP, SSDLC. Computer Science major

Merchant & Acquirer - Processing - Java, JEE Technologies, REST, C++, C#, .NET, Unit Testing, Unix Shell, Python, Perl, JQuery, SQL, Sketch, Photoshop, HTML/CSS/Javascript

Network Processing - C++, SQL, Java, Python, GoLang, Meanstack, leadership skills/involvement on campus

Visa Research - Mobile and distributed systems/cloud computing security, protocols and network security, cryptography and cryptanalysis, payments and cryptocurrencies, data and application security, malware and program analysis, user and data privacy, assurance and formal methods




Qualifications are very specific to the individual open position. Typically 3 to 10+ years of experience depending on level of the position. Please speak with your Visa Recruiter for further details.

Additional Information

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