Sr. SW Test Engineer

  • 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

As a Senior Test Engineer within Visa you will have a role in shaping, refining and delivering the strategic and operational testing strategy for a defined product set. 

Operating within a multi-disciplinary agile development team you will:

  • Take Ownership for design, implementation, evolution and execution of testing strategy for a highly complex component or application writing complex code/script where appropriate

  • Automate that strategy where it makes sense using various languages, test tools or frameworks

  • Use your knowledge of testing to influence better software design, promote good engineering practice, bug prevention strategies, testability, security, scalability, reliability and other advanced quality concepts across complex products

  • Be an advocate for quality, influencing the team to build quality into the release pipeline while always seeking to increase productivity by choosing the best test approach for each context

  • Liaise with other senior technical staff around the globe to explore and suggest innovative strategic and tactical technical solutions to promote the continuous evolution of the testing ecosystem of your product/platform

  • Articulate risk and confidence to inform team decision on product release readiness

  • Partner with other roles to troubleshoot and resolve issues throughout the life cycle, coordinating others activities as required

  • Coach and mentor other test engineers

As part of an energetic QA Community within Visa you will:

  • Be an active participant in fostering a learning culture throughout the organisation through active dissemination of knowledge, coaching, mentoring and inspiring other members of the TE team

  • Stay up to date with the software test industry and be able to bring new innovative ideas to the test team

  • Play a part in TE recruitment

  • Build relationships locally and globally with other testers using a collaborative approach to solve difficult problems

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 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:
2+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelors degree, OR 5+ years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
3 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or more than 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
• Strong background in software testing and proven experience using a multitude of test techniques including functional and non-functional
• A technologist – happy and confident writing code/script to test applications or build test frameworks across different technologies
• Ability to understand systems from all levels: from the big picture enterprise-level view to the low level technical view and explain it to others
• Experience in working in a cross functional organisation with multiple stakeholders
• Demonstrable Linux, Unix Skills
• Experience in web-related technologies such as Web Services in REST, SOAP, JSON, and XML.
• Also front end testing not essential, but useful - from experience with JS frameworks like React to test tools like Cypress or Selenium.

Additional Information

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.
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