Sr. Staff SW Engineer, VisaNet Integrated Payment (VIP) Applications

  • 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

Essential Functions: 

  • Maintain and enhance the Visa Integrated Payment (VIP) system 

  • Provide application support, 24x7 on-call production support as per schedule  and problem resolution for the VIP system 

  • Ensure that the standard software development life cycle is followed 

  • Develop technical specifications from high level business requirements 

  • Work with architects, systems analysts, project managers, QA and other developers to successfully implement business requirements while applying the latest available tools and technology 

  • Initiative to ensure on-schedule delivery of a high quality product that meets technical requirements 

  • Participate in design and code review sessions as appropriate; to ensure the quality of work delivered by teammates is in accordance with development standards 

  • Clearly communicate to management on the status of projects and incidents for self and teammates 

  • Assist application developers in developing efficient zTPF based applications 

  • Assist application developers in self-learning and training process  


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 10 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or  engineeringat least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 12-15 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD


  • 10+ years of relevant work experience with at least 5 years of experience in zTPF applications programming 

  • Experience in developing electronic payment systems is highly desirable 

  • C++ and IBM High Level Assembler experience in the zTPF environment 

  • Familiarity with VPARS, TPF toolkit and debugger, and testing TPF in a VM environment 

  • Experience with structured analysis, object-oriented analysis and distributed systems and/or client server desirable 

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple concurrent assignments with both technical and business staff 

  • Flexibility, self-motivated, high work standards, attention to detail, ability to perform as an individual contributor or as a member or leader of a team 

  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills 

Additional Information

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

Travel Requirements This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 5% 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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