Staff Front End Software Engineer (REF7335Y) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full-time

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

Our UI Engineering team is focusing on building a Component-Based WebUI with modern Javascript frameworks that are building blocks for key applications used by millions of users, including Visa Checkout. Our group is creating ReactJS based Web Common Components implementing modern front-end architecture that relies on key technologies such as CSS Modules, Semantic HTML, Isomorphism with server-side rendering etc. The team is focused on using right technologies and methods that deliver the best possible experience to the end user. 




  • Strong understanding of React library best practices and conventions. Comfort with JSX is preferred 
  • Experience implementing static typing in JavaScript (ReasonML, FlowType or Babel)  
  • Must pocess a commitment to quality. Comfortable with best practices in Jest and Cypress.
  • Strong understanding of semantic HTML web markup & CSS 
  • Strong understanding of modern Javascript design patterns - preferably flux based 
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript, it's quirks, and workarounds 
  • Experience with asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and REST APIs with AJAX 
  • Proficient knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues 
  • Familiarity with front-end build/publish tools, such as Grunt/Gulp.js, webpack, browserify.js 
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git 
  • Excellent understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance 
  • Be willing to help your team mates, share your knowledge with them, and learn from them 
  • JavaScript-based unit testing tools preferably Jasmine 
  • B.S/M.S in Computer Science or related field  
  • Very strong JavaScript background with emphasis on performance and succinctness  
  • Motivated, organized and committed to continuous improvement and learning 




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.



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