Staff Software Test Engineer (REF4670Q)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Visa

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.

“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

Successful candidate will be part of an experienced Test Engineering team responsible for testing Extended Access (EA), Visa Message Gateway (VMG) and Vital Sign (VS) both of which are critical applications that control transaction flow between endpoints and VisaNet Integrated Payment (V.I.P.)

The Staff Quality Assurance Engineer for Network Processing Platform & Reliability Test Engineering team will be based in Foster City. The successful candidate will support Test Engineering efforts for the Gateway Services and work with other peer Test Engineering organizations to ensure high levels of software quality and seamless code releases.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with leads to design, develop,execute, and maintain automated test suites

  • Enhance test automation framework in support of Continuous Integration

  • Perform hands-on testing using Linux, Unix, and Windows platform

  • Document and publish test plans, test designs, test results, and analysis to product and development team

  • Collaborate with Development and Product teams to analyze, debug and resolve design and code issues

  • Collaborate with team members in US and Singapore locations to meet project deliverables

  • Support cross-functional teams in integration test efforts

  • Develop software to augment existing test automation tool

  • Setup, configure, and maintain test environments

  • Work independently with minimal guidance

  • Work closely with software developers and production support to perform all levels of testing, as well as be an integral part of solving complex system level challenges


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or a related field is required

  • 8+ years equivalent combination of experience in Software testing of Unix/Linux based applications

  • 5+ years of software development or equivalent test automation experience

  • Excellent coding skills in Java

  • Experience on Linux and UNIX hands-on concepts including shell scripting

  • Experience with software development tools (Eclipse,Intellij, Jira, Git, Ant)

  • Experience with software test framework and tools (Cucumber, Selenium, Junit)

  • Experience with software builds, testing and continuous integration tools preferably Jenkins

  • Solid experience testing high availability backend applications

  • Fundamental understanding of object-oriented programming, distributed systems, web technology (Jetty, Apache), and network protocols (HTTP, TCP/IP)

  • Basic database knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, work independently with minimal supervision and work cohesively as part of a team.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Additional Information

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