Software Engineer, Sr. Consultant - Payment Security and Identity

  • Foster City, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

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 software engineer who is passionate about solving challenging business problems and building applications that provide an excellent user experience. You will be one of the leaders 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 Java, J2EE and Database technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in leading hands-on software engineering activities including POCs, architecture, design, documentation, development and test of new functionality. You will also be responsible for coaching and mentoring junior team

Responsibilities

Collaborate with project team members (Product Managers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, Project Managers, etc.) to ensure development and implementation of new data driven business solutions.

  • Making high-level technical decisions about architecture and  staying on top of cutting edge technology
  • Building technical roadmaps and prioritizing front-end development projects.
  • Drive development effort End-to-End for on-time delivery of high quality solutions that conform to requirements, the architectural vision, and comply with all applicable standards. Responsibilities span all phases of solution development including:
    • Partnering with Business to ensure completeness and common understanding of all
      requirements; deep understanding of the business needs is important.
    • Collaborating and aligning with architects and senior technologists on proper architecture
      and design
    • Leading team to deliver on all code commitments and ensure a complete end to end
      solution that meets and exceeds business expectations.
    • Facilitating design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
    • Facilitating code reviews with team members and third party vendors.
    • Identifying proper service metrics and measurements for ensuring performance against Service Level Agreements
    • Working with other engineering teams to facilitate a common approach to continuous integration that includes build automation, test automation, and deployment automation.
  • 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.
  • Lead the development team in all aspects of SW development and service delivery
  • Mentor junior engineers

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
• 10 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/ MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD
• 12+ years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience in a computer-related occupation
• Experience in software development utilizing Java, Spring, Hibernate, Struts, JavaScript and CSS
• Experience solving complex software development and design issues
• Experience writing clean, coherent code following established coding guidelines
• Knowledge of analysis, design, coding, testing and documentation
• Experience in technical and business issues and solutions including ability to support organizational plans
• Experience with XML, JSON and SOAP
• Experience with PL/SQL, JSP, ClearCase, Shell, Agile, Ant, and Web Services.

Preferred Qualifications
• 12 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD
• Academics: Degree in Computer Science or related field with strong fundamentals
• Leadership: Ability to lead solutions and work with teams to achieve excellence
• Curiosity: A desire to seek clarity of requirements and why things are done a certain way
• Creativity: The ability to take a list of needs and insights and come up with other innovative ideas
• Enthusiasm: A passion to understand customers and deliver better products and services to them
• Strategic focus: Skill to understand big picture and stay focused on task to achieve goals
• Attention to detail: The capability to perform any research systematically and accurately
• Strong work ethic: The innate drive to do work extremely well and stay self-motivated

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

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.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

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