Staff Software Engineer

Visa, Austin TX, US

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Visa's Network Software Engineering team is looking for curious, creative, and talented technologists to join our team. You will be developing solutions that will automate configuring, monitoring and processing alerts of network resources and also you will be building web apps to support self-service for users to configure, monitor and manage network resources. Your solution will focus on exposing network hardware as APIs to configure, monitor and automate as much as possible in order to improve the overall efficiency and reliability of our Network operations and monitoring. We are looking for someone with serious software development skills, strong interest in DevOps and Network Automation, and a passion for continuously delivering reliable software.

You will be an integral part of the agile development team, and will be assigned a variety of tasks pertaining to design build and test of software applications and services. Your main focus will be on Network Automation tasks; however, other tasks will be assigned depending on need such as code design tasks, software coding tasks, bug fixes, or manual testing of new functionality. You will always be working on ways to facilitate better quality through the design, implementation, and execution of automating network resources. 

This role is for an individual whose experience with software development forms a strong basis for designing automated network solutions that will ensure that we deliver high quality services. It is important that you have a passion not only for understanding how the solutions work from a functional standpoint, but also for digging into the code to really understand what has been built to verify that the solution meets quality standards as well as functional requirements. 

This position will be based in Austin, TX and reporting to Director of Network Software Engineering. If this sounds exciting, we want to chat and tell you more about our work culture and environment and see if this will be a good fit for both of us.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify appropriate technology solutions to meet platform requirements by performing technological evaluations and implementing proof of concepts
  • Engage in design of new systems, functionality or refactor existing functionality
  • Design and implement APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to expose challenging network automation tasks as web apps
  • Work independently to implement new functionality, automated tests, and refactor code
  • Work with team to ensure consistent, predictable & productive execution for high quality deliverables
  • Review requirements to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, completeness & to mitigate risks
  • Understand and own component security analysis, including code and data flow review
  • Collaborate with security team to implement and verify secure coding techniques Ensure proper metrics instrumentation in software components, to help facilitate real time and remote troubleshooting/performance monitoring 
  • Contribute to code reviews with team members
  • Support trouble-shooting issues in both the test and production environments
  • Respond to and solve defects in a timely manner consistent with the business needs

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field and 6+ years of Software Development Experience or a Masters with 4+ years of Software Development Experience

3 - 5 years of experience in Network Automation using Python under Django Rest,/Flask framework.

Solid understanding with fundamentals of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, software design patterns & complexity analysis

Experience designing & developing highly scalable, reliable, high volume, performant & fault-tolerant systems

Experience with web services standards and related technologies (HTTP, Spring, XML, JSON, REST, JERSEY).

Experience with source control, build and deployment tools such as Git, Maven & Jenkins

Lead efforts to architect, design and implement various components of our Network Automation Platform.

Strong analytical skills with good problem solving ability desired.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear & concise way, a team player with good work ethics

Ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs.

Candidate must be able to proficiently multi-task and be able to work independently or in a team environment


·       Working knowledge with Ansible Tower.

.       Experience with network automation for devices (SD-WAN, F5, Switches and IPAM)

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, 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 relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind 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.

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