Staff Software Engineer (REF14774Z) - Visa Digital Developer Platform (VDDP)

  • Foster City, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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 20,000 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's Digital Developer Platform (DDP) team is building a new generation of products to facilitate commerce in everyone's digital and mobile lives. Our focus is to build intuitive features that expose profound new value for our customers, merchants and developers.

As a Staff Software Engineer within DDP you will form an integral role in the development, test, and deployment of complex solutions that process millions of transactions per day worldwide. We are looking for experienced stars who understand the challenges in the development and test cycles and are passionate about solving some of these challenges systematically and efficiently.


Be a senior member of a highly skilled team seeking systematic approaches to improve engineering productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, and quality. 

Pioneer innovative solutions to eliminate or reduce pain points and frictions throughout the entire SDLC.   

Design effective systematic engineering and test approaches.  Lead root cause analysis and produce long term strategic solution and short term tactical solution.

Implement best-fit automation framework

Write utilities / automation tools using various technologies

Drive the metrics to adequately report achievement / improvements.


- Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or other technical field

- 7+ years relevant work experience or an equivalent mix of work and project experience in software development or software development in test.

- Experience in large-scale projects

- Inquisitive, methodical, and analytical in testing applications

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Thrive in self-motivated internal-innovation driven environment

- Experience in a global matrix organization

- Ability to quickly understand code and specifications

- Proficient in Java and Web application programming

- Solid knowledge of Hadoop, Oracle, SQL, and Search Engine Concept

- Deep knowledge of web services standards and related technologies (XML, SOAP, REST)

- Solid understanding of various Computer Science concepts, such as Automata Theory, Operating Systems, Compilers, Network Programming, Data Structure and Algorithm

Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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