Sr. SW Test Engineer (mainframe)

  • Highlands Ranch, CO, 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 – As a Senior Software Test Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, creating and executing test plans and test cases for the Debit Processing Services applications.  You will be responsible for reviewing requirements, assessing the appropriate course for testing, executing to those plans and ensuring all anomalies and issues are addressed appropriately. 

You will be executing and analyzing manual tests, existing automated tests and growing and updating the automated test suites as functionality, products and technologies continue to evolve. 


  • Demonstrate Visa's core values, maintaining a delivery-focused approach
  • Cultivate, support and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, collaboration and innovation•Design, create, execute and report on functional tests against multiple applications, services and projects
  • Create systems and test documentation per organizational standards
  • Ensure compliance with audit and security requirements for all testing activities
  • Actively seek opportunities to evolve and improve the existing standards and practices to improve efficiency
  • Identify and document software/system defects in a clear, timely manner
  • Assume responsibility for following up and ensuring identified defects are resolved and validated
  • Identify and troubleshoot system, integration or operability issues working with other departments as needed
  • Cultivate, support, and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity, and teamwork
  • Work with business representatives, IT Management, IT Development, support teams and vendors to ensure on time, on budget, and high quality deliverables
  • Coordinate and collaborate with our globally distributed team
  • Create, modify and improve automated test suites



  • 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree
  • 3+ years of Mainframe experience


  • 3+ years of Tandem/Connex Advantage experience
  • 3+ years of automated testing experience
  • 4 years of experience in software test/test engineering
  • 2 years of manual testing experience required
  • General business knowledge of EFT, Debit and Transaction Processing
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Software Engineering concepts and methodologies
  • Strong understanding of Quality Assurance processes and methodologies
  • 3+ years of EFT experience
  • Experience with formal test management tools such as Application Lifecycle Management, Quality Center or equivalent
  • Experience with a formal defect tracking tool/application such as Jira or equivalent
  • Proficient in at least one programming/scripting language including but not limited to Java, C++, C#
  • Experience with at least one Big Data technology such as Hadoop, Hive, Kafka or similar
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills with deep understanding of customer relations
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to work independently and self-manage
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize workload in order to meet necessary deadlines
  • Proven ability to make independent judgments/decisions within established guidelines

Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Work Hours:

  • This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours with flexibility to accommodate project demand and at times coordinating activities to minimize overall impact.


Travel Required:

  • Incumbent will be expected to travel less than 5%


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.

The position starts at $78,000. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, this position is eligible for bonus and equity

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