Senior Software Test Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Job Family Group: Technology and Operations

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.

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented Test Engineer in the Apple Pay and Next Generation Services team as part of the Visa Token Services Organization. This role will be responsible for continuous, end-to-end testing of our complex digital payments’ platform. This platform services top merchants, payment providers, and banks, and extends Visa tokenization platform to millions of users across 5 continents and 20+ countries. We are looking for a passionate engineer who seeks to ensure quality and engineering excellence of large-scale complex distributed systems. Someone who has the passion for taking ownership of challenging issues, and systematically resolving them through analytical and creative thinking through collaboration with people from multiple teams. Someone who takes pride in achieving comprehensive test coverage for large, complex product releases and developing reliable, flexible, and comprehensive automation test suites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality assurance testing inclusive of unit, systems, integration, and regression testing, and support the development of automated test scripts to be used to automate regression testing and managing the overall test artifacts and test execution 
  • Participate in design and implementation of highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed components using functional programming paradigm, APIs, abstractions, and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems. 
  • Help converting business requirements into technical requirements and design and develop system acceptance criteria, functional test plans with a focus on coverage, performance, and automation. 
  • Contribute to efficient development process pipeline by leveraging best-in-class CI/CD tools. 
  • Test planning and Test strategy development using industry best practices 
  • Collaborate with the multiple teams across Development, Operation & Infrastructure, Product to analyze, debug and resolve design and code issues. Support cross-functional teams in integrated test efforts. 
  • Log software defects in the Visa standard defect tracking tool and work with development team on defect resolution 
  • Manage QA environments and perform application deployment and troubleshooting 
  • Participate in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems 
  • Participate in code reviews with team members 
  • Provide support to User Acceptance Testing in terms of data set up and support activities 
  • Perform walkthrough of QA test results with stakeholders 
  • Developing new tools and processes to ensure quality goals are met 
  • Foster partnerships with upstream and downstream teams including system analysts, architects, developers, and product owners or clients to ensure alignment and consistency in reducing product risk throughout the SDLC 
  • Work with Project managers to provide QA estimates, schedule planning and providing status updates 
  • Work collaboratively with other QA teams for integration testing activities

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,
• Experience with software development, CI/CD and build tools (Eclipse, Intellij,
Jira, Git, Maven, Jenkins)
• Hands-on experience in testing and building automation suites for complex
web services (REST/JSON/SOAP/XML)
• 3+ years relevant work experience with functional and non-functional testing
of applications and experience with unit test and test automation with such
tools as Selenium, Junit, TestNG
• 1+ years hands-on coding experience with Java/J2EE
• Strong knowledge of database query tools like SQL and MySQL and ability to
write and run complex queries for data validation
• Experience diagnosing bugs using tools such as Splunk
• Experience on Linux and UNIX hands-on concepts including shell scripting
• Solid experience testing high availability backend applications
• Strong understanding of Agile, Scrum, and Quality Assurance processes and
• Experience in payments or Banking Industries a big plus.

Additional Information

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.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 85,300.00 to 108,800.00 USD, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program.
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