Staff Software 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.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be working on the Unified Checkout Development team. This role will be an ideal fit for a developer and self-motivated individual with excellent software engineering skills and expertise in Java. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter and quick learner.

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.


  • Be at the forefront of translating complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.
  • Have significant influence on our strategy by helping define and build the next wave of product features and system architecture.
  • Champion Agile to drive change and continuous improvement throughout the delivery process.
  • Utilise your sharp design and coding skills to create applications at a massive scale which are used by millions of people across the globe.
  • Take a hands-on role in influencing and guiding day-to-day development activities by leading architecture decisions, participating in designs, design review, code review, and implementation.
  • Be motivated by building elegant and maintainable systems that get the job done with minimal complexity.
  • Be the ambassador for engineering best practice across the development lifecycle and champion continuous improvement across the organisation.
  • Be an evangelist for Test-Driven Development and Continuous Deployment.

    Our Ideal Candidate Will:
  • Possess strong computer science credentials as well as a track record of building quality services.
  • Be equally passionate about technology and solving large-scale complex business problems.
  • Have a proven-track record within a technical lead role to produce innovative and simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Be an established self-starter who possesses a relentless drive to initiate change, raise the technical bar and deliver results.
  • Have expert knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle.
  • Be highly proficient with some of the following Languages, Frameworks & Technologies: Java, Spring, JavaScript, Hibernate, Tomcat, REST, HTTP, JSON, JUnit, TestNG, Mockito, Jenkins, Maven, Git and Docker.
  • Be comfortable challenging the norm, always on the lookout for new technologies and work with fellow technologists to implement these into the work stream.
  • Be equally content prototyping and tinkering with new applications as well operating within the rigour of making solutions production-ready.
  • Be a passionate advocate for nurturing talent within Visa through technical coaching and mentoring.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a highly iterative, agile and collaborative team environment

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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