SW Engineer IV (Java )

  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • 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

Payments are a very exciting and fast-developing area with a lot of new and innovative ideas coming to market. With strong demand for new solutions in this space, it promises to be an exciting area of innovation for the next 5 to 10 years. VISA is a strong leader in the payment industry, and is rapidly transitioning into a technology company with significant investments in this area.


If you want to be in the exciting payment space, learn fast and make big impacts, VISA Risk and Authentication group is an ideal place for you!


The Risk development group is responsible for building critical risk and fraud prevention applications and services at VISA. This includes idea generation, architecture, design, development, and testing of products, applications, and services that provide Visa clients with solutions to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud for Visa and Visa client payment systems.


This position is ideal for an experienced SW engineer who is passionate about solving challenging business problems and building applications that provide an excellent user experience. You will be one of the member of the RISK development team focusing on design and build of software solutions that leverage data to solve business problems. Sometimes you will be designing brand-new software solutions, and at other times you may be refactoring existing functionality for performance and maintainability, but always working on ways to make us more efficient and provide better solutions to our customers. The role is for a self-motivated individual with expert software engineering skills and extensive knowledge of Java/J2EE, Database and Web technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in leading hands-on software engineering activities including POCs, design, documentation, development and test of new functionality. You will also be assisting and coaching junior team members.



Collaborate with project team members (Product Managers, Architects, Analysts, Software Engineers, Project Managers, etc.) to ensure development and implementation of new data driven business solutions.

Drive development effort End-to-End for on-time delivery of high-quality solutions that conform to requirements, conform to the architectural vision, and comply with all applicable coding and security standards

Collaborate with senior technical staff and PM to identify, document, plan contingency, track and manage risks and issues until all are resolved

Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms. Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner

Hands-on development of high-concurrency, high-volume and low-latency applications written in Java and Spring

Developing Microservices and APIs using Java and GoLang

Work on container-based deployments using Docker and Kubernetes

Coach and mentor junior engineers on the team and help get them unblocked

Troubleshoot Production Issues as needed by working closely with Product and Support Teams


Basic Qualifications:

At least 8 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelors Degree or at least 4 years of relevant work experience with a Masters Degree.


Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with 8 years of Software Development Experience or a Masters degree with 4 years of Software Development Experience

Exposure to leading-edge tech such as Stream Computing, In-Memory Computing

Expert in at least one of the following:  Java, C# or C/C++

Experience with web service standards and related patterns (REST, gRPC).

Exposure to UI Frameworks like Angular or React

Experience with container-based deployment pipelines using Docker, working with Docker images, Kubernetes and Docker Registries

Experience building solutions using CICD concepts in mind with a good grasp of build and delivery tools such as Maven, Artifactory, Jenkins, Octopus or Bamboo

Experience in building APIs to provide backend integration with other open stack and downstream APIs

Experience with Big Data and analytics in general leveraging technologies like Hadoop, Spark, and MapReduce a plus

Experience with No SQL database technologies like Cassandra a plus

Experience with Kafka a plus

Experience with distributed caching technologies like REDIS a plus

Additional Information

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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