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Staff Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in 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 while driven by a common purpose – to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid. Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience Life at Visa.

Job Description

Visa Technology & Operations LLC, a Visa Inc. company, needs a Staff Data Engineer (multiple openings) in Austin, TX to
• Design and develop software applications.
• Work on development of new products and enhancements to existing systems, iteratively by building quick POCs and converting ideas into real products.
• Work closely with architects, business and technical stakeholders to develop high quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations by applying the latest available tools and technology.
• Instill best practices for software development, and deliver high quality work on schedules.
• Monitor health of the platforms and Generate Performance Reports and Monitor and provide continuous improvements.
• Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes.
• Coordinate Continuous Integration activities, testing automation frameworks, and other related items in addition to contributing core product code.
• Present technical solutions, capabilities, considerations, and features in business terms.
• Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.
• Position reports to the Employer’s Austin, Texas office and may allow for partial telecommuting.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field and 6 years of experience in the job offered or in Staff Data Engineer related occupation.
  • Building large scale webservices, backend applications and Microservices.
  • Java, Spring Boot and RESTful Web Services
  • Source control systems: Git and SVN.
  • Build tools: Jenkins and Maven.
  • Docker container technologies.
  • Oracle SQL and Elasticsearch.

Additional Information

Worksite: Austin, TX

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.

Travel Requirements: This position does not require travel.

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.

U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is $139,464.00 USD to $208,300.00 USD per year, 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.