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Staff Software Engineer-Java Data Product Development

Visa, Foster City CA, US

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Position Summary

We are developing and executing a shared strategic vision for Marketing Services platforms and products that enable Visa to be the world-leading data-driven payments company. As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be part of a world-class team of Engineers to define, drive and execute on this vision. We are looking for a self-motivated individual with software engineering skills and expertise with Java/J2EE and Web technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, development, testing, and documentation. Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team's needs.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Design and develop mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance
  • Work on development of new products and enhancements to existing systems iteratively by building quick POCs and converting ideas into real products
  • Work closely with architects, business and technical stakeholders to develop high quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations while applying the latest available tools and technology
  • Instill best practices for software development, and deliver high quality work on tight schedules
  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes
  • Mentor junior team members, develop departmental procedures and best practices standards
  • Coordinate Continuous Integration activities, testing automation frameworks, and other related items in addition to contributing core product code
  • Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms.
  • Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner

Bachelor degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. Advanced degree preferred

  • Minimum of 7 years of software development experience (with a concentration in data centric initiatives), with demonstrated expertise in leveraging standard development best practice methodologies
  • Strong design and coding skills with developing application on full stack of Java/J2EE and Web technologies like Spring, HTML/HTTP, Javascript, JSON, JQuery, Angular JS
  • Understanding and working experience with Hibernate frameworks
  • Strong hands-on experience with REST web services
  • Knowledge and working experience on Git/Stash, Ant, Maven, Jenkins and Jira
  • Experience with database technologies like SQL Server, MySQL
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for building highly distributed and parallelized systems
  • Experience with Agile & DevOps methodologies
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a strong automation mindset
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate the logic and implementation plan to team members & managers
  • Quick learner; self-starter, detailed and thorough
  • Payment processing background is a big plus

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

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.

Want to learn more about Visa? Visit Visa's website.