Staff A11y Mobile Software Engineer

  • Company: Visa
  • Posted: April 29, 2017
  • Reference ID: 114497274
Company Description
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. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages 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."

Job Description
The Digital and Mobile Products organization is building a new generation of applications to facilitate commerce in everyone's new digital lives. Our focus is to build profoundly simple apps that embed into our customers' everyday lives.

The Mobile A11y lead will be part of the Digital and Mobile Product (DMPD) Team that is working on innovative mobile app solutions. The primary responsibility of this role is to lead the effort to make all Visa Checkout apps accessible according to WCAG 2.0 AA Specs. Visa uses the agile methodology, which presents a fast paced and dynamic environment for rapid growth and wide experience.

This position is based in Austin, TX, and will report to a Director of Software Engineering. 
You must be PASSIONATE about A11y on mobile devices!!

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Be a thought leader and expert on mobile A11y
Work with Agile software tools
Work in fast pace environment on multiple projects / initiatives
Own documentation that communicates the WCAG 2.0 AA standards and procedures
Very familiarity with WCAG 2.0 AA standards

BS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, IS, or other related field
Possession of Agile methodology experience is required
Strong technical competency and experience with mobile applications and understanding of automated testing
Experience with log file validation on an IDE, such as Xcode or Android Studio
Solid understanding of mobile app development, common mobile user interface guidelines/standards, and current events with Apple/Google mobile products
Absolute must is an ability to convey and document A11y test cases and execute them
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects / initiatives
Past experience in Visa and /or electronic payment line (ISO 8583) of business is a plus

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

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