Senior Software Engineer
Palo Alto , California
August 26, 2017
Company Description
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.

Job Description
The successful candidate will be a software developer in the Visa Data Platform. The primary responsibility would be to support and enhance application infrastructure of multi-platform system CMLSCDI.


Primary Responsibilities:


The candidate will work with the development team, project/product management, UNIX engineering, Network engineering, Storage engineering to translate the application requirements into the systems ones; work with business to resolve customer problems; demonstrate a combination of vision, leadership and technical skills. Candidate will be doing design and support various aspects of a complicated infrastructure for large volumes of data, including: failover, business recovery, clustering, job scheduling, monitoring, security, backup, multiple environments, code promotion and deployment, logging, capacity planning, problem resolution, maintain best practice documentation suite. He will be involved in enterprise-wide initiatives in the areas of security, virtualization, cost saving. Key duty areas are:

  • Hardware and Software integration and inventory (Application SOE) Solution Engineering.
  • Constant coordination and communication across business lines and with engineering to keep domains aligned from business and technology perspectives 
  • Application design patterns development and maintenance (Research and POC) 
  • Application standards and conventions and best practices (Development practices within shared infrastructure) as well as Lessons Learned and Continuous Process Improvement (SDLC) 
  • Capacity and Performance management 
  • Cost profile (Service pricing and Cost allocation model) 
  • Code management and configuration management 
  • Successful candidate will spend 30% on 3rd level of application/infrastructure support, 30% in code development, 30% in system/application administration and 10% in business process enhancements.


  • A minimum Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Engineering 
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in developing and supporting business applications for large corporations with experience in both batch and online systems 
  • Expert in best practices for Data Marts and Enterprise DW architectures 
  • Expert in best practices for Data Marts and Enterprise DW architectures 
  • Combination of Hadoop MapReduce/HBase/Pig/ experiences 
  • Relational database and extensive SQL development experience required 
  • Development experience in a cross-platform, multi-tier environment 
  • In-depth knowledge of the software development life cycle required 
  • Ability to develop code that follows established coding guidelines 
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to present complex ideas and document in a clear and concise way 
  • Proficient in project design 
  • Quick learner; self-starter, detailed and thorough  

Additional Information
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.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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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