Company Description|Job Description
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable & secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, & economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure & reliable payments around the world, & is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, & fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network & scale to reshape the future of commerce.
At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, & be part of an inclusive & diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators & risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, & doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy & digital commerce to millions of unbanked & underserved consumers.
You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.
The Staff Software Engineer will build, enhance & lead the team responsible for the transitioning mission critical payment processing solution from legacy architecture to J2EE architecture. This highly visible position will require design & development of various features to modernize the payment processing solution leveraging Java, J2EE & other open source technologies such as Spring, MongoDB, Kafka, & Hadoop.
As a key member of the development team, the candidate should be comfortable with driving technical ideas & communicating clearly with technical as well as non-technical audiences.
Gather & analyze requirements from product owners
Design & develop highly scalable & fault-tolerant systems using Java, J2EE & open source technologies
Provide technical & architectural guidance for systems that are reliable, massively scalable, highly available (99.999% uptime), & maintainable.
Understand & adhere to SOA principles utilizing a REST based foundation.
Lead & mentor other team members
Foster development best practices within the team
Identify & drive process improvements
Facilitate communication with cross-functional groups
4 years of work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD degree
7-10 years of work experience & a Bachelor's Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.
Extensive experience in architecting & developing real-time multithreaded Java applications that are fault-tolerant, scalable & can handle high volumes
Deep understanding of SOA principles & Web Services technologies: REST & SOAP
Experience with back-end technologies such as J2EE, JDBC, JMS, Spring, Hibernate, JMX & MBeans
Experience in relational database usage with commercial-grade databases.
Working knowledge NoSQL DB such as MongoDB considered a plus
Expert in OO design & design patterns
Exceptional analytical & problem solving skills
Exceptional oral & written communication skills
Strong UNIX/Linux background
Experience with application containers such as Tomcat
Experience in creating automated unit testing using JUnit & practicing test driven development
Fluent with mocking in unit testing & working knowledge of mocking framework
Experience with deploying solutions to converged or virtualized infrastructure environments
Experience with Payment and/or Credit Card processing is considered a plus
Strong troubleshooting skills, especially in a production setting
Experience with build environment using Maven/Gradleand continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
Fluent with developing applications using Eclipse or IntelliJ
Experience with performance tuning & memory leak detection
Experience with integrating with third-party Web Services
- Incumbent is expected to work during core business hours
- Incumbent will be expected to travel less than 5%
- This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit & stand at a desk, communicate in person & by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones & computers, & reach with hands & arms,and bend or lift up to 25 pounds
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines & applicable local law.