Staff UI Engineer

  • 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

We are looking for talented, curious, proactive, energetic, and passionate individuals who embraces challenges and is a proven problem solver.  As a UI Engineer, you will be an integral part of a cross-functional team inventing, designing, building, and testing highly functional, secure, scalable, and interactive user interfaces.  You will collaborate with product owners, architects, test engineers, dev-ops, operations, and other team members from the product ideation stage to production deployment and support. 

In this role, you will work closely with UX designers, software engineers and product owners to build pixel perfect layouts, user interface components, and single page applications for a variety of websites and applications. You will work on a very agile team and be expected to context shift quickly between projects.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Front End Development – contribute to the design rich user interfaces, workflows, reusable UI components, and the APIs that the front end will consume 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Contribute reusable UI components to the UI Platform used by teams across Visa 

  • Stay up to date and evaluate latest and greatest UI technology trends 

  • Participate in demos and code reviews 


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related degree and 8+ years of Software Development Experience 

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript and standards including ES6 

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, CSS4, JSON 

  • Expert knowledge of React and Redux 

  • Expert diagramming solutions (flow, block, logical) 

  • Expert with REST API integrations 

  • Comfortable in delivering presentations to small and medium size forums 

  • Experience with JEST, Linting, Babel, WebPack, and Sagas 

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

  • Experience with secure authentication standards like API Keys, JWT, and OAuth  

  • Experience with responsive implementations that scale across web, mobile, and tablet devices 

  • Experience in building out and maintaining UI Frameworks 

  • Knowledgeable of security best practices to prevent common web vulnerabilities like XSS/CSRF 

Additional Information

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% 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.

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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