Sr. Software Engineer (Java)

  • Bangalore, India
  • 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

Payments are a very exciting and fast-developing area with a lot of new and innovative ideas coming to market. With strong demand for new solutions in this space, it promises to be an exciting area of innovation for the next 5 to 10 years. VISA is a strong leader in the payment industry, and is rapidly transitioning into a technology company with significant investments in this area.

If you want to be in the exciting payment space, learn fast and make big impacts, VISA Risk and Authentication group is an ideal place for you!

The Risk development group is responsible for building critical risk and fraud prevention applications and services at VISA. This includes idea generation, architecture, design, development, and testing of products, applications, and services that provide Visa clients with solutions to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud for Visa and Visa client payment systems.

This position is ideal for an experienced SW engineer who is passionate about solving challenging business problems and building applications that provide an excellent user experience. You will be one of the member of the RISK development team focusing on design and build of software solutions that leverage data to solve business problems. Sometimes you will be designing brand-new software solutions, and at other times you may be refactoring existing functionality for performance and maintainability, but always working on ways to make us more efficient and provide better solutions to our customers. The role is for a self-motivated individual with expert software engineering skills and extensive knowledge of Go, Database, J2EE and B2B/B2C technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in leading hands-on software engineering activities including POCs, design, documentation, development and test of new functionality.  Candidate must be flexible and willing to switch tasks based on team's needs. You will also help and guide junior team members.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with project team members to ensure development and implementation of new data driven business solutions
  • Work with team to drive development effort End-to-End for on-time delivery of high-quality solutions that conform to requirements, conform to the architectural vision, and comply with all applicable standards

Responsibilities span all phases of solution development including:

  • Collaborate with senior technical staff and PM to identify, document, plan contingency, track and manage risks and issues until all are resolved
  • Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms. Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner
  • Proficient in writing microservices and API's in GoLang
  • Experience and thorough working knowledge in GoLang data structures like map, slices, interfaces, structs, go routines and channels
  • Experience in building API's in GO, protocol buffer, and gPRC for high performance and handling race conditions
  • Worked on handling high-concurrency and low-latency applications written in GoLang
  • Experience with container-based deployments using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Guide junior team members, time to time help others un-blocked


Basic Qualifications
- 2+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelors Degree or a Masters degree with 1+ years of Software Development Experience

Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of Software Development Experience or a Masters degree with 1+ years of Software Development Experience
- Exposure to leading-edge tech such as Stream Computing, In-Memory Computing
- Expert in at least one of the following:  Golang, Java, or C/C++
- Experience with web service standards and related patterns (REST, gRPC)
- Candidate should have good experience working with GO drivers and worked on gPRC communication using protocol buffer
- Good Experience on container-based deployments using Docker, working with - Docker images, Kubernetes and Docker Registries
- Experience in building gPRC API's to provide backend integration with other open stack and down stream API's
- Must have experience developing large scale, enterprise class distributed system or subsystems that require high availability, low-latency, & strong data consistency computing
- Experience implementing solutions for low-latency, distributed services using open standard technologies.
- Experience with Big Data and analytics in general leveraging technologies like Hadoop, Spark, and MapReduce a plus
- Experience with No SQL database technologies like Cassandra will be a plus
- Experience with Kafka will be a plus
- Experience with distributed caching technologies like REDIS a plus
- Experience architecting solutions with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery in mind
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear & concise way, a team player with a strong work ethic

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.
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