Staff Software Engineer
Foster City , 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
  • Analyze and develop new applications
  • Design, develop, document and implement new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software
  • Develop and debugging routines and oversee execution
  • Code & unit test system components and applications in a range of programming languages
  • Create documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance
  • Build and maintain relationships with global and virtual teams and third parties on software development or support issues
  • Co-ordinate with external teams to define scope, requirements and technical details for new projects and enhancements
  • Lead development and oversee programming and testing functions to ensure that projects are securely delivered and fulfill expectations
  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes
  • A strong background in dealing with a diverse range of functions and groups including: Development, QA, Support, Security, Engineering and Operations
  • Develop application test procedures and best practice standards
  • Collaborating with and/or lead cross functional teams, build and launch applications and data platforms at scale, either for revenue generating or operational purposes
  • Create/support comprehensive test plans and clearly articulated test cases, utilizing various testing methods (black box; white box, performance testing; automation)
  • Develop automated test scripts to support regression test efforts
  • Identify data patterns and trends to help detect anomalies
  • Setup data simulations to test against a wide variety of application conditions
  • Become a subject-matter-expert (SME) for various program domains in support of building test capabilities
  • Ensure quality of services are near 100% defect free and services work in production to support uptime SLA of each program

  • BS in Computer Science, or Information Systems or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7 years of experience in Hadoop using Core Java, Hbase, Hive on Lynx/Unix environment. The candidate must have excellent Java programming skills 
  • At least 3+ years of Big data, No SQL database experience 
  • Agile & waterfall development experience 
  • Experience using JIRA, GIT version control and bug tracking tools 
  • Experience with automation of job execution, validation and compares of the data files on hadoop environment at field level is a plus 
  • In-depth expertise in information security and developing secure software will be viewed highly favorably 
  • Expert level SQL skills for data manipulation (DML) and validation (SQL Server, DB2, Oracle) 
  • Comfortable learning new technologies quickly 
  • Certified Hadoop Developer status preferred 
  • Experience on Cloudera distribution preferred

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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