Lead Software Engineer

  • Austin, TX
  • 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

We are working on multiple technology stacks and want to add a highly motivated Engineer to our Commercial Payments organization.  Visa's Commercial Payments organization is responsible for managing Visa's B2B Payment Global adoption on Cross-Border funds movement, innovation agenda and the management of strategic partnerships with critical financial institutions. This group is responsible for defining and building the Non-Card based payment innovation and product for Visa Inc. Globally. This includes:

  • Distributed-Ledger based Cross border payment platform

  • Near time Settlement 

  • Enterprise ID stamping to create a digital identity for corporate entities

  • Hyperledger chain-code development

  • End-to-End Payment eco-system 

  • Analytics and Data visualization

 

You can learn more about our work here:

Visa B2B Connect Launches in 32 Countries

Visa B2B Connect Launches Globally

 

Essential Functions:

  • Work on emerging technologies, building distributed applications

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

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Partner with Product on implementation strategy.

 

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.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

10 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

• BS in Computer Science
• 10+ years of experience with distributed software development
• Hands-on experience with all aspects of software development: data, server-side, UI, and open-source software.
• Experience with Linux, Open source, C++ or Java, client-server apps
• Expertise in at least two of the following: Java / Go / Scala / Python,
• Familiar with container strategies and ecosystems such as Docker, Kubernetes
• Knowledge of cloud architecture and scalable solutions including orchestration
• BlockChain technical expertise is a plus

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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