Staff Software Engineer - Push Payments (REF20607U) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • 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

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be part of our Digital and Developer Platform team to help design, enhance and build our transactional platform in an agile development environment. You will work with colleagues, who will support and challenge you daily. You will play part of multiple teams tasked with multiple projects ranging from building full stack development of real-time transactional services, REST services API, Container based services to highly functional, secure, scalable and resilient real time and batching systems. You will work on unit testing, code reviews and regular check-ins to continuous integration that will become part of your DNA. You will see the code written and moved to production within just a few days, to then be used by a huge customer base including Facebook, Nike, FedEx, Apple, State Farm, to name a few.

If this sounds exciting, we want to chat and tell you more about our work culture
and environment and see if this will be a good fit for both of us.

The role is a self-organized Staff Engineer with solid Java and web service development experience.  In this position, you are first and foremost a passionate and talented developer that can work in a dynamic environment as a member of Agile Scrum teams.  Your strong technical leadership, problem solving abilities, coding, testing and debugging skills is just a start.  You must be dedicated to filling product backlog and delivering production-ready code.  You must be willing to go beyond the routine and prepared to do a little bit of everything. 
 
This position is based in Austin, TX, and will report to the Director of Software Engineering.
 
Key Responsibilities

Engage in technical design of solution that is based on use cases and business requirements
Complete proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs and solutions
Engages dev leads and architects (both enterprise and domain) to ensure that overall Enterprise Architecture is inclusive of all stakeholder viewpoints and are vetted to ensure that artifacts support, reflects, advances and integrates as intended
Ensures inclusion of Visa's business vision, current business environment (internally and externally) and technology and industry trends to enable results that drive Visa's business

Qualifications

Basic 

  • 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree
Preferred
  • Experience with web services standards and related technologies (HTTP, Spring, XML, JSON, REST, JERSEY)
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design patterns
  • Experience programming in Java
  • Experience working with a variety of Application Servers (primarily Tomcat)
  • Solid understanding of database technologies, SQL and JPA
  • Preferred Experience in payments integration and / or online ecommerce shopping and / or Payment gateways
  • Proven problem solving skills and an ability to respond resourcefully to new demands, priorities and challenges
  • Strong dedication to test automation and Test Driven Development
  • Obsessive about code quality
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to convey development concepts related to network, application, and systems - to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and take on new initiatives
  • Proven ability to work and have fun in a team environment
     

Additional Information

Work Hours This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.

Travel Requirements This position requires the incumbent to travel for work less than 10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, and reach with hands and arms.

EEO Statement Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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