Staff Software Engineer - Java

  • Highlands Ranch, CO, 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

The Staff Software Engineer will build, enhance and 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 and development of various features to modernize the payment processing solution leveraging Java, J2EE and other open source technologies such as Spring, MongoDB, Kafka, and Hadoop.

As a key member of the development team, the candidate should be comfortable with driving technical ideas and communicating clearly with technical as well as non-technical audiences.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Gather and analyze requirements from product owners

  • Design and develop highly scalable and fault-tolerant systems using Java, J2EE and open source technologies

  • Provide technical and architectural guidance for systems that are reliable, massively scalable, highly available (99.999% uptime), and maintainable.

  • Understand and adhere to SOA principles utilizing a REST based foundation.

  • Lead and mentor other team members

  • Foster development best practices within the team

  • Identify and drive process improvements

  • Facilitate communication with cross-functional groups


Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related degree from an accredited university

  • 5+ years of experience designing and developing complex Java and J2EE applications

  • Extensive experience in architecting and developing real-time multithreaded Java applications that are fault-tolerant, scalable and can handle high volumes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of SOA principles and Web Services technologies: REST & SOAP

  • Experience with back-end technologies such as J2EE, JDBC, JMS, Spring, Hibernate, JMX and MBeans

  • Experience in relational database usage with commercial-grade databases.

  • Working knowledge NoSQL DB such as MongoDB considered a plus

  • Expert in OO design and design patterns

  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills

  • Strong UNIX/Linux background

  • Experience with application containers such as Tomcat

  • Experience in creating automated unit testing using JUnit and practicing test driven development

  • Fluent with mocking in unit testing and 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/Gradle and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo

  • Fluent with developing applications using Eclipse or IntelliJ

  • Experience with performance tuning and memory leak detection

  • Experience with integrating with third-party Web Services



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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