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Staff Software Engineer- Full Stack



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 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.

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Job Description

Job Description
As a Full-Stack Staff Software Engineer within our Digital Mobile Enablement Platform organization, your role will be pivotal in the design and implementation of our platform for consumer-facing digital products to facilitate digital payments via mobile and web applications.

In this role, you will be a part of a diverse and collaborative team that is not only the driving force behind our business but also instrumental in the success of our clients. Our team's mission is to lead with innovation, inspire with action, and create solutions that matter. We are looking for individuals who are ready to rise to this challenge and shape the future of digital payments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, test, and support applications for consumer-facing mobile and web digital products.
  • Collaborate closely with product owners, architects, and product managers to facilitate user story grooming, functional and technical specifications, workflow designs, use cases, and process re-engineering.
  • Display self-motivation and ability to work independently in a fast-paced agile delivery model.
  • Define and enforce engineering best practices within the team and provide technical guidance to junior team members.
  • Perform proof of concepts and other technical evaluations on new technologies, designs, and solutions.
  • Show flexibility to accommodate cross-region team collaboration and to address urgent production issues.

This position is based in Austin, TX, and will report to the Director of Software Engineering.

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
• 5+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD, OR 8+ years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
• BS degree in computer science or other related fields with a minimum 7 years of experience in Java and web service development -OR-
• MS degree in computer science or other related fields with a minimum 5 years of experience in Java and web service development.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience UI, JavaScript, TypeScript and NodeJS development
• In-depth knowledge in web services standards and related technologies (Jax-RS, Spring, Apache CXF etc).
• Solid understanding of database technologies including SQL, JPA.

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 119,100.00 to 172,600.00 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.