Mobile App Build Engineer

Visa, Austin TX, US

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Duration: Full-Time

Visa’s Value-Added Services (VAS) organization is building a new generation of end-to-end solutions for digitization and mobilization of commerce for the global market. Our focus is to build profoundly simple apps that embed into our customers' everyday lives. Within VAS, the Mobile Enablement Platform (MEP) organization is a globally distributed team that connects with Client Services, Development, Technical Product Management, Architecture, Test, Release and Program Management by representing the voice of the customer. MEP App Build team is a technical solution implementation and support team to accelerate successful roll-out of new integrations and the enhancement of existing ones.

We are looking for a technical expert Senior Software Engineer for our Mobile App Build team based out of our Austin, TX office to support the global roll out of our Visa Digital Commerce App & Visa Digital Enablement SDK’s for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

In this position, you are first and foremost a passionate and talented engineer who is a self-starter and can work in a fast-paced, agile environment.  Your strong analytical skills, problem solving abilities, coding, testing and debugging skills is just a start.  You must be willing to go beyond the routine and prepared to do a little bit of everything. 

You will apply your expertise of iOS or Android platform to configure, build and validate mobile apps for clients, and drive the technical solutions for client integration issues related to Android, iOS, web features and digital wallets.

You will apply solid coding practices, including good design documentation, unit & system testing, source control (GIT, SVN etc), and peer code-reviews to help identify areas of technical improvement and process gaps to increase the velocity of delivery of apps with highest quality.

You will liaise with stakeholders, collect feedback from internal and external customers on features, functionality and work cross-functionally to ensure the Product and Technology teams incorporate that feedback into future releases.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.

Basic Qualifications:

• 2 or more years of work experience in Mobile domain with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD) in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or other related fields.
• In-depth understanding of IOS and Android development platforms.
• Solid knowledge and experience on Manual Testing and other Testing Techniques apart from Automation
• Demonstrated problem solving, analytic and troubleshooting skills.
• SCRUM/Agile Development, Continuous Integration using Jenkins experience
• Excellent communication and reporting skills.
• Ability to deliver quality documentation.
• Excellent organizational skills to focus on the tasks at hand.
• A positive and enthusiastic outlook both within the team and when working alone.
• Passion for high quality software engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

• 3 or more years of work experience in Mobile domain with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD) in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or other related fields
• Preference for a BS degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or other related fields with 4 years of experience in iOS and/or Android development
• Strong foundation in computer science, with competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for mobile platform. (required).
• Strong understanding in all phases of SDLC, security requirements, multi-tier application development with hardware interaction, network protocols, and SDK development (required)
• Knowledge of iOS tools, technologies - Instruments, TestFlight, Apple developer ecosystem, AppStore requirements and upload process, Objective-C and Swift, networking, architecture and design patterns.
• Knowledge of iOS platform and OWASP security practices. Experience using XCode.
• Experience using Android native components - Activities, Services, Broadcast Receiver, Content Provider, Web Services, Fragments and Support Libraries
• Experience using Java, Kotlin, Espresso, Android SDK, Android Studio, Eclipse IDE, Gradle, Microsoft AppCenter.
• Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems.
• Solid understanding of web technologies (TCP/IP, HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS), REST, SOAP,XML, JSON and other relevant API standards like OAuth, SAML
• Familiarity with web service development, DBMS, UNIX shell scripts, Python, SQL is a plus.
• Experience with various phases in Testing – Unit, Functional, Certification, UAT
• Experience using Splunk, Jira and production support process.
• Familiarity with Payment and Mobile Banking business domains,
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments in an environment that requires multitasking among concurrent projects.
• Strong interpersonal & facilitation skills along with effective communication (both written & verbal) skills.
• Sound planning, organizational and problem solving skills.
• Flexibility to work with distributed global teams
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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