Staff iOS Software Engineer

Visa, Austin TX, US

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Duration: Full-Time

The Digital Developer Platform organization is building a new generation of applications to facilitate commerce in everyone's new digital lives. Our focus is to build profoundly simple apps that embed into our customers' everyday lives.

The role is a self-organized iOS Software Engineer with solid mobile or full stack 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. 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 a Director of Software Engineering.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop next generation mobile payment applications; write solid code following best development practices.

  • Work as a part of scrum team executing the products requirements working with UX, product management and other teams in an agile manner.

  • Provide subject matter expertise for the iOS platform.

  • Develop mobile framework and UI based on best practices.

  • Execute POCs for visionary initiatives.

  • Work independently and provide guidance to junior developers.

Basic Qualifications:

• 5 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 3 year of experience after your Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD)
• Expertise in iOS technologies - Swift, Objective-C, Xcode, mobile architecture and MVVM design pattern.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 5 or more years of work experience or more than 3 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
• BS degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or other related fields with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in iOS application development
• Expertise in iOS technologies - Swift, Objective-C, Xcode, mobile architecture and MVVM design pattern.
• Passion for user experience and knowledge of iOS Application Patterns as per the iOS HIG
• Experience in creating apps that consume RESTful APIs are required.
• Solid understanding of APIs, Service oriented architecture with good exposure on server side technologies including Java, MySQL, TomCat, Kubernetes, or similar technologies. Experiences with creating and implementing RESTful API's are preferred.
• Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for mobile platform.
• Solid coding practices including good design documentation, unit testing, GIT source control and peer code-reviews
• Knowledge of iOS OWASP security practices.
• Experience with DevOps practices and technologies such as Jenkins and SonarQube.
• Very good understanding in all phases of SDLC, security requirements, multi-tier application development with hardware interaction, deep understanding of network protocols, test driven development, SDK development - maintenance and support.
• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills.
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that require multitasking among concurrent projects.
• 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.
Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% 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.

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.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

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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