Senior Software Engineer

  • Bangalore, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

This role is part of Platform as a Service (PaaS) organization, where your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Support and contribute to open source community edition PostgreSQL and related components.
    • Troubleshoot and debug code issues as reported by Database Engineers/DBA’s
    • Develop bug fix and enhancements
    • Liaise with PostgreSQL community to contribute on bug fixes and enhancements
  • Develop DB as a Service (DBaaS) offerings
    • Design and develop software to improve database reliability, availability, and scalability
    • Enhance observability, specially using machine learning such as Anomaly detection
  • Develop automation for database lifecycle management and database self-service for application users

In addition, you will have opportunity to work with highly skilled Database Engineers and gain deeper understanding of multiple database technologies (including NoSQL) and complete lifecycle management of databases.


Basic qualifications:
• 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)

Preferred qualifications:
• Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science or related field
• 4-5 years of software development experience with programming languages like C, C++, Java, and GO.
• Good experience in JavaScript frameworks such as Node.js, React, Angular
• Good understanding of databases technologies such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL.
• Experience with CI/CD pipeline and code versioning tools such as Git
• Good to Have Experience in Python/Perl scripting and experience in tools like Ansible
• Previous involvement with the PostgreSQL community or another open source community is a plus.
• Good knowledge on UNIX/Linux platform skills and understanding of network, storage, tiered application environments and security.
• Nice to Have - Good understanding of the PostgreSQL Internals and working knowledge of various extensions in PostgreSQL.
• Nice to Have - knowledge on High Availability and Connection Pooling & Load Balancing PostgreSQL workloads.
• Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision

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 0-5% 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.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the country where this job is located are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
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