Lead (Java) Software Engineer Job
Austin , Texas
August 17, 2016
Organization: Technology
Job: Software Engineering
Job Number: 163274

The Infrastructure Automation is responsible for building frameworks and systems to automate infrastructure provisioning and application deployment tools that Visa developers will use to deploy and run code. Our mission is to make is easy for developers to get their code to customers. We are building platform based on our private cloud and make it easy to deploy, monitor, scale and debug applications. We support teams using a variety of technologies, in offices that span multiple continents, deploying code dozens of times each day.


  • Drive development effort End-to-End for on-time delivery of high quality solutions that conform to requirements, conform to the architectural vision, and comply with all applicable standards. Responsibilities span all phases of solution development including:
  • Engagement in requirements definition and clarification in collaboration with Business to ensure completeness and common understanding; deep understanding of the business needs is important
  • Work with other engineering teams to facilitate a common approach to continuous integration that includes build automation, test automation, and deployment automation
  • Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms. Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner
  • Ability to architect and deliver solutions for complex business problems.
  • Collaborate with project team members (Product Managers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, Project Managers, etc.) to ensure development and implementation of new data driven business solutions
  • Build scalable, distributed, multi-threaded applications & tools using various technologies
  • Drive design reviews, development and code reviews​
  • Create documentation and procedures for development, deployment and maintenance

Required skills:

  • Undergraduate Degree or Master's Degree, preferably in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of hands-on development experience in Java/Spring
  • Ability to estimate, design and drive projects end to end by meeting deadlines
  • Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way
  • Ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs is essential
  • Candidate must be able to proficiently multi-task and work independently
  • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to mentor Junior developers
  • Experienced in JavaScript (JQuery, Angular JS/Backbone, etc.)
  • Solid foundation in object oriented methodologies & design patterns
  • Expertise in developing and consuming REST based web services
  • Good knowledge of SQL and DB concepts (SQL Server preferred)
  • Experience writing unit, performance and integration test cases
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies (specifically Scrum)

Nice to have:
  • Working experience with CHEF
  • Exposure to Docker and related eco-system
  • Understanding of the DevOps practices
  • Working experience with JIRA

About Visa:
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity . Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere . This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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