Senior Java Engineer
Location:
Foster City, California
Posted:
January 31, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Information Technology
Reference:
163943
Our UI Engineering team is building the front-end for a unified digital payments system, used by millions of users, and shared by top merchants, payment providers, and banks. Our front-end powers multiple applications including Visa Checkout, and has a global reach that spans 5 continents and 20+ countries. The technologies we use include React, Sass, Node, Jasmine, just to name a few. We collaborate closely with each other in engineering, design and product teams, are passionate about excellence in technical design and coding, and strive for continuous learning and improvement.

About you:

You are a smart, energetic, self-motivated and technically strong front-end engineer who likes to work in a dynamic environment. People like working with you because you are responsive and work well with others as a team. You enjoy and have experience in designing and building highly available, scalable, reliable and manageable front-end systems.

Responsibilities:

* Build SPA Web applications and UI components shared across multiple applications using React based front-end stack
* Work closely with multiple stakeholders in cross-functional organization in an Agile environment
* Engage in technical design of solution that is based on use cases and business requirements, and will best prepare the company to meet future business objectives
* Optimize applications for maximum performance and scalability
* Develop with mobile-first approach for multiple mobile form factors
* Maintain high coding standards and follow best practices such as unit testing, peer reviews
* Complete proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of technologies, designs and solutions

Requirements:

* Expertise in Javascript, HTML, CSS
* Experience building large Javascript applications that takes into account site speed, AJAX calls, asset loading, browser rendering, responsive design, and Javascript asynchronous patterns
* Experience in or familiarity with modern Javascript frameworks (e.g. React/Redux, Angular, etc.)
* Experience working on cross-browser, cross-device, hybrid apps
* Experience using JavaScript-based unit testing tools, preferably Jasmine
* Experience with front-end build/publish tools like npm, grunt, webpack, browserify
* B.S/M.S in Computer Science or related field
* Familiarity with Web accessibility implementation is a plus
* Familiarity with Java and Apache Tomcat is a plus

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.

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

  • B.S/M.S in Computer Science or related field
  • 2 or more years of demonstrated development experience with hand-coding advanced HTML, CSS, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Very strong JavaScript background with emphasis on performance and succinctness
  • Motivated, organized and committed to continuous improvement and learning

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.

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

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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