Software Engineer - Innovation Development

  • London, UK
  • 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 relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of digital commerce on any device 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.

 

If you think you could support Visa as a Software Engineer, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.

Job Description

What’s it all about?

Visa's Innovation & Regional Solution Center focuses on building technology for the next generation of payments. We work on solving hard problems of the future in IoT, Mobile, UX and Data Analytics. We are looking for hands-on expert level software engineers to help us build some innovative products.

This role requires quick problem solving skills, logical thinking, and application of programming techniques to design, build, and maintain code. Deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms is a must. In addition to the technical skill set, the candidate will be a self-starter, results-driven, and equipped with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Software Engineer is an individual contributor role, and this developer will lead development of several innovation projects. These projects will be instrumental in making an impact on Visa and the payments industry as a whole.

Qualifications

What we’re after…

  • Experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD) or equivalent relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Substantial experience or experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or relevant exoerience in the market
  • Expert level skills in Java / C# / C++ 
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures implementation and optimisation
  • Expert level skills in multi-threading, concurrency, and error-handling
  • Expert level skills in implementing design patterns (singleton, facade, factory, observer etc.)
  • Experience building enterprise scale web services (RESTful), and their scalability, resiliency, and availability
  • Experience building application frameworks or reusable components
  • Experience implementing multiple cross cutting concerns and non-functional requirements using aspect oriented programming (viz. aspectJ) 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, application design, and implementing large components for enterprise projects
  • Experience in Building highly robust Android or iOS applications

Desiered

  • Experience in language features such as lambda expressions, generics, and streams
  • Experience in working on cryptography and Bluetooth based transmission protocols
  • Experience in IoT, NFC, machine learning / data science, NLP
  • Experience in payments tech industry

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

 

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.

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