Senior Software Engineer (REF19050S) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

Visa's EMV Solutions team operates as part of the company's Chip & EMV Solutions Product Development group, under the leadership of the Senior VP of Visa Digital and Developer Platform (DDP).

Chip Development team, a part of EMV Solutions team, develops and maintains testing framework for Visa’s contact and contactless chip products, mobile products and other emerging chip products. The Chip Test Development team is primarily responsible of ensuring chip product’s compliance and interoperability to Visa specifications and requirements.

The Senior Software Engineer operates as an individual contributor, a core member of the Chip Test Development team. Working within the team, this individual shall be responsible for developing model-based test requirements for Visa’s specifications. This individual must be able to operate independently under tight timelines, changing deliverables and additional projects as they occur.


  • Design/develop/maintains testing framework for contact, contactless chip and mobile products to ensure compliance with Visa specifications.
  • Design/develop/maintain various test tools and/or applications to support the testing framework

  • Build and maintain trusted partnerships with internal and external contacts by acting as the chip product testing expert.

  • Provide support locally or remotely with internal counterparts or stakeholders within the Approval Services or EMV Solutions teams and external partners within the Digital Mobile Payment teams, regions and test facilities on the testing and approval process for chip products

  • Communicate clearly all interoperability risks and/or issues to management providing solutions and options.

  • Establish close working relationships, communicate effectively and proactively. Actively participate in cross-disciplinary working groups and collaborate closely with colleagues from the wider Visa Technology group

  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to the development and testing processes. Be able to articulate recommendations and alternative options for enhancing the development and testing processes to management and other stakeholders (internal and external), offering new ideas, considering risks and delivering solutions


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology / Engineering (or equivalent work experience) will be required

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language or technology including, but not limited, to Python, Java, .NET, C++.

  • Experience in developing tools/applications

  • Minimum 4-5 years of professional working experience in software development or Q/A in the area of IC (integrated circuit) chip card and/or terminal

  • An understanding of chip payment products (needs/solutions) will be highly preferred

  • Strong results-oriented team member; Analytic and fact-based consultative discipline.

  • Self-starter and ability, desire and motivation to learn quickly and pick up new skills

  • Possess excellent verbal/written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with all levels.

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have working experience in payment industry with knowledge of:

    • Chip Cards and POS Terminals (Contact and Contactless)

    • Visa Integrated Circuit Card Specification (VIS) and Visa Contactless Payment Specification (VCPS)

    • EMVCo and/or GlobalPlatform specifications

    • ISO 7816 and ISO 14443 standards for card, device, mobile device, or other form factors


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