Senior Software Engineer
Location:
Foster City , California
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
111970678
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
Visa is looking for Java/J2EE developers to help them develop the Risk applications. As a software
engineer in payment technology team you will help lead, design, enhance and build our services
for Customers in an agile development environment. You will be working with colleagues,
who will help, support and challenge you every day. Unit testing, code reviewing,
and regular check-ins for continuous integration is just part of your DNA.
You will start out learning our systems from the ground up, helping to develop secure solutions
to current problems. You will be working on a live production environment and
will get excellent ecommerce experience that will help you throughout your career.
Responsibilities:
We expect our engineers to do much more than writing code:
•Write optimized and quality code. Partner closely with teams to produce an application that flows seamlessly and works intuitively with your clients.
•Work with architecture team on research & analyses of newer technologies for next generation of Risk Applications.
•Comfortable in leading meetings and discussions with non-technical teams.
•Finding the best and most creative solutions to many different types of problems and help our client to achieve their goals.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
•Expertise with JavaScript, HTML5, SASS/CSS and in-depth understanding of HTTP protocols.

•Expertise with J2EE server-side web application framework and REST services.
•Experience with modern JavaScript UI frameworks such as Angular or React.
•Experience with Node development and module bundlers such as Webpack.
•Experience with secure UI applications .
•Understanding of UX and the design techniques and prototyping.
•RDBMS database design, optimization and performance and/or No-SQL
•Knowledge of Security Principles, Web Standards and Accessibility Best Practices.
•Masters or Bachelors in Computer Science or related with 5+ years of industry experience.
Nice to have:
•Experience with Splunk
•Strong experience profiling and correcting memory usage and threading issues, and optimizing code for performance
•Web services standards and related technologies (XML, XSL, X-Path, JSON, Rest, Soap, WS*), Web Security, Asp.Net Web security infrastructure
•Familiarity with Github
•Experience with Agile methodologies/SCRUM
•Excellent written and communication skills and leadership potential
•Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related degree and 5+ years of industry experience
Most important qualities for the candidate are:
Academics: Bachelor or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
Leadership: Leading solutions and working with teams to achieve it.
Curiosity: A desire to seek clarity of requirements and why tasks are done a certain way
Creativity: The ability to take a list of needs and insights and come up with other innovative ideas.
Enthusiasm: A passion to understand people and deliver better products and services to them
Strategic focus: Skill to understand big picture and stay focused on task to achieve goals
Attention to detail: The capability to perform any research systematically and accurately
Strong work ethic: The innate drive to do work extremely well
 About Risk & Authentication:
The Risk and Authentication domain group is responsible for
the design, development, and testing of applications that provide Visa clients
with solutions to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud for Visa and Visa client
payment systems.

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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