Sr. Staff SW Engineer

Visa, Austin TX, US

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The Platform & Reliability Engineering Client Information, Clearing and Settlement (CICAS) Middleware Applications department is part of the Network Processing Platform & Reliability Engineering organization. We are responsible for CICAS Platform development and support as well as strategic infrastructure projects related to the CICAS suite of applications.  We are looking for the right person to lead an up to ten person development team in Austin to work on technology transformation projects.  



Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with business units and technical staff to understand business requirements for
    use in designing appropriate solutions
  • Evaluate options and provide recommendation on scope and scale of effort required to
    implement final requirements

  • Analyze, document, design, code, unit test and implement solutions for system
    enhancements, and production fixes

  • Build and maintain effective relationships across functional areas in order to
    provide superior product support

  • Cultivate and suggest ideas for the extension of current systems to new products and

  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards, processes
    and systems

  • Provide rotational 24x7 on call support for problem analysis and resolution as

  • Ensure on-schedule delivery of a high quality product that meets business and
    technical requirements

  • Participate in design and code review sessions as appropriate to ensure the quality of work
    delivered by teammates is in accordance with development standards Cultivate
    and suggest ideas for the extension of current systems to new products and

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degree a plus
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required
  • 10+ Years of software design and development experience
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation and leadership skills
  • Experience with designing and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available
    complex systems, preferably in the payment systems or other financial services
  • Strong working knowledge of C/C++ and Object Oriented Development (preferably on
  • Able to resolve critical issues for complex systems under tight timeframes using
    dumps and other tools that may be available
  • Experience leading projects from inception through implementation
  • Ability to understand large scale systems from the "big picture"
    enterprise-level to the low level technical view
  • Must be able to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of a
  • Ability to multi task and handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction
    from management
  • Must work well within a team in a fast-paced high performance organization
  • Mainframe experience is required
  • Exposure to one of more of the following technologies would be beneficial: Fileaid,
    Assembler language, Rational Clear Case, DB/2, SQL



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.

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