Sr Software Engineer

  • Singapore, Singapore
  • 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

Visa is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Staff Software Engineer (Tools Automation). As a member of the Release Automation team in our Singapore office, the Engineer will be working on the nextgen tool development which will result in more frequent/independent/on-demand releases from commit to production. The team maintains the tools and owns related processes to ensure high quality of delivery standards.

The Staff Software Engineer will be working primarily on Java(API), Python(Scripting), Angular/react.js (UI Applications) integrating with many other technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Configuration tools and several inbuilt visa utilities and overall help to reduce release time to production and strengthen Site Reliability Engineering tools.

The Staff Software Engineer will establish working relationships with one or more teams, providing assistance through the development cycle for any required changes to the tools & processes required to get a product released into test and production environments.

Cross-functional team coordination and communications skills are essential.

  • Design, enhance and manage tools for continuous build, automated testing and release management
  • Design and implement a scalable and efficient release process  adopting best practices
  • Build and maintain tools needed for automated deployment in various certification environments
  • Work with the team to troubleshoot operational issues and develop tools for automation of the same

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications
• 3 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications
• 8 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
• 8+ years experience in Software engineering, tools engineering and/or configuration management
• 8+ years experience in continuous integration and continuous deployment
• Strong familiarity with SCMs, Git ,Subversion experience highly desired
• Extensive experience in Unix/Linux administration and Bash Scripting
• Advanced level expertise in one or more scripting languages, such as Python ( Preferable) , Java ( Preferred), Ruby
• Experience with System Management automation tools like Chef ( preferable ) & Ansible .
• Experience in automating release and build processes
• Advanced knowledge in Maven and the ability to troubleshoot Maven related issues in Java based projects
• Advanced knowledge with one or more build management tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Build Forge)
• Experience with Java web environments (JBoss, and Tomcat) with sound knowledge of Webservers, Application Servers, Client-Server Architectures
• Experience with monitoring tools like Nagios and Splunk or any other monitoring tools/process. Should have written few Nagios plugins for monitoring and implemented this in Production environments
• Experience with Repository Management systems like Artifactory, Nexus
• Exposure to MEAN Stack
• Complete understanding of the software development life-cycle and agile software development methodologies
• Experience in administration of Atlassian tools like Wiki, Jira etc
• Experience in SCM migrations and integration between various tools like Stash/Jenkins/Wiki/Artifactory etc is a plus

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving visa/travel restrictions in place, we are currently only able to extend offers to candidates with the right to work in Singapore. We are keeping the situation under close review and will adjust accordingly should the restrictive measures be lifted.

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in Singapore are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
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