Senior Software Engineer - Level 4

  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone. In addition, we offer market leading salary and have a fantastic benefits offering.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.

Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Senior Software Engineer , we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.


What’s it all about?

The Automation team is responsible for the development, support, continuous improvement and delivery of solutions that for the majority focus around CloudView.


What we expect of you, day to day.

The successful candidate will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. You will be responsible for Java/Java EE application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing. The role includes working with business owners to understand requirements, defining and implementing technical solutions, application implementation and support, integration and management Cloud based systems.

This role requires someone who has the necessary skills to develop new and continually improve on existing solutions written in a mixture of languages, focussing predominantly around Java, Python and Angular.

The successful candidate will therefore need to have experience of designing and developing new solutions with a key focus on automation whilst be able to develop and support various scripting languages. The successful candidate will also need to be an excellent communicator, self motivated and thrive on delivering efficiencies and improvements through both technical and process solutions.

  • Develop in-house applications written in Java, Python and Angular

  • Identify best methods for delivering continuous improvements to existing solutions

  • Be capable of developing and delivering within existing languages with little guidance and supervision

  • Work as part of an internal team and with others to deliver identified and agreed automation solutions

  • Understand and translate business requirements and processes into technical solutions

  • Develop and assist with delivery of solutions for new projects through automation

  • Recommend enhancements / improvements to existing technologies and processes

  • Liaise in written and verbal forms with peers and other areas of the business


What we’re after…

  • Excellent scripting skills with experience of delivering high quality work
  • Good adherence to Software methodologies and standardisation
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language or technology including, but not limited, to Java, .NET, Python, JavaScript, HTML
  • Hands-on experience in developing and supporting web applications
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (preferably Angular/AngularJS).
  • Knowledge of Database technologies, including SQL with an understanding of the impacts of indexing and schema design along with query analysis and optimization.
  • Experience with Java, REST, SOAP, JSON and XML is extremely helpful.
  • Understanding of Agile software development principles
  • Ability to lead and self-manage projects and tasks.
  • Ability, desire and motivation to learn quickly and pick up new skills
  • Organized and be able to prioritize workload in order to meet necessary deadlines
  • Demonstrable teamwork attitude, ready to initiate collaboration and resolve conflicts
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