Sr Software Engineer - Java Full Stack Developer - Data Product Development

Visa, Foster City CA, US

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This is a full stack developer role for a self-motivated individual with excellent software engineering skills and
expertise in Java/J2EE technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, documentation, development and testing. Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team's needs, and should be capable to work across the layers and technologies stack.

This position reports to a Director of Engineering and will be based in Foster City. The successful candidate will be a Sr Software Engineer in the Marketing Services Product Development team focusing on design and build of software solutions that leverage data to solve business problems.


  • Responsible for design, development and implementation of various business functionalities. 
  • Design, develop and maintain mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance. 
  • Work on development of new products iteratively by building quick POCs and converting ideas into real products.
  • Develop high quality code using all proactive code validation techniques and mentor junior developers to ensure the deliveries on time, within budget.
  • Have a passion for delivering zero defect high quality code, with proactive mindset
  • Own end to end delivery responsibility for modules, participate in Continuous Integration activities, automation frameworks for testing and deployments, and other related items in addition to contributing to core product code.
  • Interact with both business and technical stakeholders to deliver high quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations.
  • Present technical solutions, capabilities, and features in business and technology terms. Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of software design, architecture and development experience.    
  • Product development experience is Must.
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with excellent competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Strong experience in building large scale applications using open source and J2EE/Big Data  technologies.
  • Strong in Core Java development concepts. Good design and coding skills in Java/J2ee, Web Services, Spring, Hibernate, Soap/Rest APIs, and Java Script Frameworks for modern web applications like AngularJS, Backbone etc.
  • Experience with Big Data ecosystem like Hadoop, Spark, Map Reduce, H-Base, MongoDB, Yarn, Kafka or equivalent is a preferable.
  • Keen for writing quality and self-validating code using unit tests, or following TDD.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Capable to leverage DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Gradle, Chef, Git and Docker.
  • Good verbal, and written communication skills to effectively communicate for business needs and technical concepts to multiple organization levels.
  • Experience in Agile development using any of the methodologies like SCRUM is a big plus.


Essential Functions

·       Conduct requirements gathering with business and developers to ensure clarity of requirements.  Lead design review sessions to ensure compliance with development, platform and security standards

·       Provide strong hands-on technical expertise performing development of platform framework components

·       Identify opportunities for and contribute to improvements in standards, and processes to support a continuous improvement approach.

·       Adhering to Visa methodology, develop technical artifacts for sound, high-quality deliverables: from sizing to implementation. 

·       Working with on-shore and off-shore vendors, internal staff, and system integrators manage the delivery of required solution components to ensure quality and timeliness of work. 

Communicate effectively and proactively with stakeholders and articulate ideas and


Work Hours:

  • This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours and couple of hours in the night to coordinate with other global teams.

Travel Requirements:

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work  0% of the time.

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.


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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