Staff Software Engineer

  • Foster City, CA, 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

Key Responsibilities 

  • Full-stack development – contribute to the design of backend DBs and queries, API creation and consumption, and contribute to front end UI development 

  • Works independently with minimal insight to develop software that conforms to Visa’s high standards of security, quality, performance, resiliency, and compliance. 

  • Takes ownership and is responsible for the design and delivery of one or more components of a project 

  • Provides oversight and guidance to team members contributing to those components 

  • Independently create multiple design artifacts for projects and present designs to team members and other stakeholders 

  • Provides mentorship and guidance to more junior team members 

  • Work with Technical Product Managers to break down solutions into smaller achievable tasks 

  • Support test engineers and operation teams in troubleshooting, defect research, issue root cause analysis, and other related activities 



  • B.S. in Computer Science or related degree and 6+ years of Software Development Experience 

  • Expert in JAVA 

  • Expert in building and consuming REST APIs 

  • Expert knowledge with Spring Technologies 

  • Expert diagraming solutions (flow, block, logical) 

  • Knowledge of Security and Authentication standards and technologies like OAuth 

  • Comfortable in delivering presentations to small to medium size forums 

  • Experience with JavaScript and front-end technologies/frameworks like JQuery, ReactJS, Angular 

  • Experience architecting solutions that is secure, resilient, and scalable 

  • Experience in building out a Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery pipeline 

  • Knowledgeable about Database technologies like Oracle and NoSQL solutions 

  • Knowledgeable about network architecture, VIPS, and Firewalls

Additional Information

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

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