Staff Test Engineer
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.
We at Visa, dream of a future where it's easy to pay and be paid. Across the planet. Where ever. Whenever. Securely. Easily. We have a great toolbox of leadership technologies including Cybersource and Authorize.net. Together, we are building leading edge full-service Payment Management solutions combining global payment processing, fraud management and payment security systems. We are looking for a talented Staff Software Test Engineer to join our team!
The Staff Software Test Engineer will play a pivotal role in our Acceptance Solutions department. In this mission critical role, it's an opportunity to design and implement test solutions and taking it to the production with high quality completing all testing phases, following an agile methodology. The responsibilities also include gathering and clarifying requirements, facilitating communication with other groups within the organization, and guiding architectural decisions. It is an opportunity to learn, lead and work on technologies for all Acceptance Solutions applications.
- Design, implement and evolve highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed components using functional programming paradigm
- Participate in business requirements review and build functional & technical design documentation
- Design and implement testing procedures for: APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems
- Participate in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
- Work across the team to ensure the team is predictable, productive, and delivering high quality.
- Review code and accountability for team's development activities
- Participate in proof of concepts and other technical evaluations of new technologies
- Responsible for leading and implementing the in-sprint or early Test Automation in projects.
- Responsible for guiding technical discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences
- Responsible for designing and implementing test automation strategies for medium-scale to complex projects.
- Accountable for implementing Continuous testing strategies in projects.
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.
5+ years of relevant work experience and a Bachelors degree, OR 8+ years of relevant work experience
You have a proven track record of having led and delivered complex projects where complexity is a function of a combination of these factors – domain knowledge, distributed architecture, technical stack, influencing and collaborating with multiple technology partners and business partners
You have proven experience as a technical leader with ability to understand the requirements and independently, architect, design and build the high quality large scale Test Automation Framework and Tools.
You have proven experience of mentoring an engineering team of 3-5 people
You are a Java expert (core Java) and you have good knowledge on REST APIs, JSON and exposure to container based technologies.
You have strong experience with Agile development incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, utilizing technologies such as GIT, Maven, Jenkins and Sonar
You have strong experience with shift left practices.
You have exposure to performance testing.
Exposure to Information Security.
You have the passion to work with people and help mentor your team to reach new heights.
Experience in payments and financial services Risk, Payments ecosystems and payment processing flows
Strong communication skills, oral and written - able to engender trust and respect of peers and stakeholders
9 years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8 or more relevant years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
Experience in commercial software development & testing on Unix/Linux environment.
Understanding of architecture and operations of highly available and scalable applications.
You have expertise of Core Java, Java Script, REST and container based technologies.
You have experience in consumer facing application testing experience.
Proven track record of responsibilities as a technical lead.
You have experience architecting solutions with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery in mind
You have amazing work ethics that will help us all work extremely well together
You have the passion to understanding people and to always striving to improve our products and services
Experienced in improving QA efficiency by enforcing in-sprint automation and implementing CI/CD
Capable of multitasking on a number of priorities and delivering results in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Able to architect & build framework from scratch
Experience with Test Case Management related tools (HP Quality Center/ALM, Zephyr, qTest, Testcollab, etc.)