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Staff Software Engineer - .net

Visa, Highlands Ranch CO, US

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Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.  Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.  Behind the Visa brand are our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world.

 

Position Description

We are looking for an experienced .NET/C# engineer to join the team working on building our next generation Payments Platform. The successful engineer will report to the Sr. Director of Platform Development for Issuer Processing. This role will focus on building high performance APIs that will enable integration with and across the new platform. This role will interface directly with staff members of Product and Project Management, Quality Assurance, in addition to other members of the Engineering team and offers a significant potential to positively impact Issuer Processing’s future.

As a key member of the development team, the candidate should be comfortable building APIs with Microsoft technology. Additionally, the ability to drive technical ideas and communicate clearly with technical as well as non-technical audiences is essential to this role. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Design and develop API based applications using C#, .NET Core/.NET 4.5+ utilizing Microsoft tools such as Visual Studio.
  • Design, develop, document and implement new functionality, as well as build enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software.
  • Develop unit-tests and oversee execution.
  • Create documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.
  • Build and maintain relationships with global and virtual teams on software development or support issues.
  • Engage with Quality Assurance team members on defect triage and resolution.
  • Lead development and oversee programming testing functions to ensure that projects are securely delivered while fulfilling expectations.
  • Work as part of a development team and establish close working relationships with stake holders, quality  assurance, architects, management and peers in engineering.
  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes.
  • Prepare design documents; evaluate and recommend solutions to meet user requirements; define and implement solutions.
  • Participate in the Agile process including stand-up meetings, sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives.
  • Lead by example; demonstrating accountability, mentoring junior team members, and by contributing to departmental procedures, best practices, and standards.

Basic Qualifications

  • 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 Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.

  • Experience in developing and supporting web applications.

  • Experience in best practices for web application development and design patterns.

  • Knowledge of SQL Server, NOSQL, stored procedures, database design preferred.

  • Experience using C#, ASP.NET 4.0 and the .Net framework (versions 4.5+) preferred.

  • Experience with AJAX, WPF, WF, and the MVC/MVVM design pattern preferred.

  • Experience with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and responsive web UI preferred.

  • Experience in defining remote communication methodologies such as web services, WCF, MQ, and Rest preferred.

  • Experience with WebAPI and REST services preferred.

  • Design, develop, document and implement
    new functionality, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to
    existing software
  • Experience in creating performing tests
    and produce results to ensure accurate compliance with project design
    requirements for compliance, load and performance testing
  • Create documentation and procedures for
    installation and maintenance
  • Experience in all phases of software
    development life cycle including project management, functional requirements
    definition, technical design, development, testing, quality assurance, system
    certification, systems implementation and system validation.
  • Experience in creating database related
    technical designs, effort estimation, design and analytical aptitude
  • Consistently able to assess and evaluate
    problems in a production environment and manage risk to the service when
    recommending change
  • Experience with Agile software
    development methodologies

 


Travel Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to travel less than 5% of the time.

Work Hours

Incumbent must make themselves available during core business hours.

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, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

Additional Information

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.

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