Staff Software Engineer MA

  • Bellevue, WA, 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 has a great toolbox of leading technologies including CyberSource and Authorize.Net. Together, we are building leading edge full-service Payment Management solutions combining global payment processing, fraud management and payment security systems.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented, technical, proactive, energetic, and passionate person who embraces challenges and is a proven problem solver.  You will be a part of multiple teams tasked with multiple projects ranging from building full stack development of REST Service APIs, Back-end Batching applications, and Web Front-End User Interfaces that are highly functional, secure, scalable, and robust.  You will own and drive projects from start (gathering requirements) to finish (release into production).  You will be working on a live production environment and will get excellent ecommerce experience that will help you throughout your career.

You will be working with colleagues, who will help, support and challenge you every day.  Unit testing, code reviewing, and regular check-ins for continuous integration is just part of your DNA.

We are an Agile Scrum development shop with 2 week iterations.  Team consists of a Dev Manager, QA Manager, developers, QA engineers, scrum master, and product owner with local Configuration Management and Database Engineering support.


We expect our engineers to do much more than just writing code:

  • Write optimized, secure and scalable code

  • Partner closely with multi-functional teams to produce an application that flows seamlessly and works intuitively with our merchants

  • Comfortable in leading communication with non-technical teams

  • Work with architecture team on research & analyses of newer technologies for the next generation of Payment Services.

  • Come up with creative solutions, solve problems

  • Help our client to achieve their real goals by understanding the requirements and how it would help them in their business



  • Strong knowledge in at least one of the object oriented languages like Java, C#, C++, etc.

  • Good understanding of Object Oriented Concepts, Service Oriented Architectures, Distributed Systems Design Concepts and Computer Science fundamentals

  • Expert knowledge in one of the server-side web application framework and language like Java/Spring, JS/Node, C#/.Net MVC or .NET Web API

  • Experience in designing and building highly scalable RESTful APIs

  • Expert knowledge of Authentication and Authorization standards like OAuth, SAML

  • Experience in relational Databases like SQL Server, data modeling, design, creating highly performant stored procedures

  • Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles

  • Experience in working with CICD pipelines

Nice to have:

  • HTML5, SASS/CSS, and JavaScript 

  • Experience with modern JavaScript UI frameworks such as React, Angular JS

  • Experience building responsive Single Page Applications that consume REST services 

  • Familiar with browser(s) architecture, rendering process, sandbox architecture

  • Understanding of UX and the design techniques and principals involved in the production of conceptual prototypes, wireframes, and HTML Prototypes

  • Familiarity with Github

Most important qualities for the candidate are:

Academics:        Bachelor (+6 years experience) or Master’s (+5 years experience) degree in Computer Science or related field

Leadership:        Leading solutions and working with teams to achieve it.

Curiosity:            A desire to seek clarity of requirements and why tasks done in a certain way

Creativity:          The ability to take a list of needs and insights and come up with other innovative ideas.

Enthusiasm:      A passion to understand customer needs and deliver better products and services

Strategic focus:        Skill to understand big picture and stay focused on task to achieve goals

Attention to detail:    The capability to perform any research systematically and accurately


Additional Information

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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