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Staff Software Engineer, Backend Java (REF17011J) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

Visa, Austin TX, US

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The candidate will be responsible for design and implementation of the platform for consumer facing mobile and digital products.  Must be able to coordinate and manage input from business and technology stakeholders across the enterprise and be responsible for the design and execution of large-scale technology initiatives. 

The role is a self-organized Senior Software Engineer with solid Java and web service development experience.  In this position, you are first and foremost a passionate and talented developer that can work in a dynamic environment as a member of Agile Scrum teams.  Your strong technical leadership, problem solving abilities, coding, testing and debugging skills is just a start.  You must be dedicated to filling product backlog and delivering production-ready code in three to five week sprints.  You must be willing to go beyond the routine and prepared to do a little bit of everything. 

This position is based in Austin, TX, and will report to the Director of Software Engineering.


Basic

  • 4 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree

Preferred Skills  

  • Experience with web services standards and related technologies (HTTP, Spring, XML, JSON, REST, WS*, AXIS, JERSEY)
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for mobile platform
  • Experience programming in Java, J2EE
  • Solid understanding of database technologies and SQL and JPA.
  • Preferred Experience in payments integration and / or online ecommerce shopping and / or Payment gateways.
  • Proven problem solving skills and an ability to respond resourcefully to new demands, priorities and challenges
  • Strong dedication to test automation and Test Driven Development
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Ability to convey development concepts related to network, application, and systems - to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and take on new initiatives.
  • Proven ability to work and have fun in a team environment.

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 less than 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, and reach with hands and arms.

EEO Statement 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.

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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