Lead SW Engineer, Partner Portal & Visa Online, DDP

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and 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, and 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 and 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, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.


Job Description

Position Summary

The Lead Software Engineer, a highly experienced and motivated senior individual contributor based in Singapore, will be part of the Global Partner Portal and Visa Online Engineering Team that reports into the Digital and Developer Platform Group. The role will be a key centerpiece of all architectural, design and development on all full stack engineering projects on Global Partner Portal. The role will support the engineering leader of the team, function both as a key architectural and technical engineer for the team through the life cycle from design to delivery, and communicate as a strategic thought leader on technological vision and product road map. The role will also interact with diverse teams of Product and Technology partners, be recognized as a key engineering subject matter expert, form strategic partners and to exert a strong influence on enterprise-wide engineering and technological decisions.

This role is well versed with the latest industry trends and standards, knows how and when to apply as well as when to think out of the box. This role is also highly skilled with remediating security findings to comply with industry standards on the latest security standards.

Besides the mentioned responsibilities, this role will be tasked to oversee and guide junior engineers, drive increases in code quality as well as up-leveling the engineering expertise within the immediate team. This role is more than just a very strong technical individual but also a leader in action and influential communicator.


  • Design, build, deliver and maintain all engineering implementations on Global Partner Portal.
  • Function as the subject matter expert of Global Partner Portal.
  • Align with the direction and information provided by the engineering leader of Global Partner Portal to drive delivery of robust and usable solutions to meet requirements and road map.
  • Collaborate with a geographically diverse group of Product and Technology partners to drive the continuous improvements on Global Partner Portal.
  • Provide technical leadership and the guidance to engineering team from design to delivery to ensuring a high quality releases on Global Partner Portal.
  • Understand business processes deeply to automate for efficiencies.
  • Lead the engineering team through daily scrums.
  • Engage with other Technology partners across Visa and be a voice of influence in technological decisions.
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and support junior developers.
  • Delegate work to junior engineers appropriately and conduct routine reviews to ensure high quality in delivered work. 
  • Deliver all assigned responsibilities in a timely manner and with a high level of quality within an agile and dynamic environment.



General Qualifications     

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology disciplines.
  • At least 12 years of hands-on working experience in the IT industry, with in-depth architectural and hands-on technical knowledge relating to full stack web application development with multiple back-end integrations.
  • At least 6 years of hands-on working experience with defining system architecture, application topologies and design patterns.
  • Possess robust creative analytical skills to define product and technological directions, and elicit business requirements to translate into technical specifications amidst ambiguity.
  • Excellent articulation, interpersonal, collaboration and influencing skills are required.
  • Excellent time management, organization and planning skills are required.
  • Excellent skills in troubleshooting are required.
  • Solid ability to document high quality functional and technical design specifications.
  • Solid ability to set priorities in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Solid ability to collaborate with both Product and Technology counterparts in terms of delivery scope and timelines that aligns with capacity of the delivery team, as well as possessing the tactical know-how to negotiate strategically for a win-win partnership.
  • Self-starter with a deep sense of ownership and demonstrated ability to achieve results with ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task under tight deadlines.
  • Opinionated technical individual who is also open-minded to listen and evolve positively.
  • High energy authentic individual who is able to lead, mentor, motivate, influence and up-level the team positively.

Technical Qualifications

  • Excellent hands-on architectural and software engineering experience of high performing and scalability responsive web applications required.
  • Excellent practical knowledge and hands-on engineering experience with core Java required.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of data structures, object oriented concepts and design patterns required.
  • Strong practical knowledge and hands-on engineering experience with Angular and various JavaScript frameworks required
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience in the deployment of ForgeRock OpenAM in a high-availability environment with clustering is required.
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience with federation on ForgeRock OpenAM is required.
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience with LDAP protocols and servers is required.
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience in the deployment of ForgeRock OpenAM in a high-availability environment with clustering is required.
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience with federation on ForgeRock OpenAM is required.
  • Strong hands-on implementation experience with LDAP protocols and servers is required.
  • Solid knowledge with Linux and Windows is required.
  • Solid knowledge with Apache is required.
  • Solid knowledge with Akamai and Cloudfare is required.
  • Solid knowledge with ESI and WSI is required.
  • Solid knowledge of CI/CD is required.
  • Solid knowledge with both Relational and NoSQL databases is required.
  • Good knowledge with Web Services (JSON, SOAP, REST) will be advantageous
  • Any knowledge with Adobe Experience Manager or Appian will be highly advantageous.
  • CISSP Certification will be advantageous. 
  • Certified scrum master will be advantageous.
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