Staff Software Full Stack Engineer - Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • 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 Marketplace Services is a group within Visa that enables rapid development and hosting of Data APIs and Web Applications by offering pluggable micro microservices running on Visa’s Container Platform. Various revenue-generating and valuable data products (APIs and Web Applications) are enabled for access in a subscription model by these services. The client base for our products includes both traditional players (issues, acquirers, merchants etc.) as well as emerging FinTech companies.

We are looking for a highly motivated Staff Software Engineer with strong full stack development skills who is a go-getter and takes pride in building quality software. As the engineer in this position, you will design, build and enhance real-time solutions in a fast-paced environment. You build applications that are secure, scalable, reliable, usable and operable using microservices architecture. You advocate standard methodologies in all aspects of software development and mentor junior engineers towards growth. You have a strong sense of ownership and accountability towards applications you build. We are seeking a self-motivated, fast learner with outstanding verbal/written communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Design, develop, unit test and production-ize Web Applications, Web Services and APIs in accordance with established standards.
  • Build applications and APIs using microservices architecture for data security and privacy
  • Advocate and adhere to the right development principles and practices while delivering solutions timely and within budget.
  • Integrate with Visa’s enterprise application for authentication and access
  • Propose solutions and software products backed by research, evaluation and building quick prototypes
  • Participate in review of solution designs, code review etc.
  • Closely work with different collaborators like Project managers, product owners and multi-functional teams.
  • Work with architects, systems analysts, project managers and other developers to implement business requirements while applying the latest available tools and technology.
  • Provide third-level support for Visa Marketplace Services

Flex Work Arrangement: 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:

6+ years of relevant work experience with a bachelor’s degree or 5+ of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in building real-time, streaming and batch processing data applications.
  • Experience with Microservices, Rest APIs and Event-driven architectures
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Open-source framework experience such as AngularJS, ReactJS, Spring, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JQuery, D3, Single-SPA etc.
  • Experience with building applications using both SQL (MySQL, DB2 etc) and NoSQL (Solr, Elasticsearch, HBase) data storage solutions
  • Experience with Cloud & Container based deployments using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with messaging solutions (JMS, MQ Series/Rabbit MQ, Kafka).
  • Good understanding of data modeling principles.
  • Experience in integrating third party APIs in applications
  • Experience using version control tools (GIT, Stash or GitHub) and bug tracking tools (Jira), Test Automation and Continuous Integration (CI) using Selenium, Jenkins, Bamboo
  • Experience with Agile development (Scrum and Kanban)
  • Work with architects, systems analysts, project managers and other developers to efficiently implement business requirements using the latest available tools and technologies.

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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