Staff Software Engineer (UI / Full Stack)


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Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 6 years

Tech Stacks
Spring MVC

Job Description

Visa Payment Digitization Platform (VPDP) comprising of Visa Token Services (VTS) and various flavors of Click To Pay (CTP) is part of the Visa Digital & Developer Platform (VDDP) group within the Visa Technology Organization.

Tokenization is a key pillar of Visa’s digital future, allowing innovators to develop new payment use cases where a traditional card simply is not viable (IoT, Contextual Commerce, etc,).

Click To Pay is also evolving to being our new standards-based solution for ecommerce. This platform is tightly integrated with Visa Token Services (VTS) to support provisioning of payment credentials for one-time, card-on-file and device-based payments.

We are looking for a talented Staff Software Engineer to join our team in VPDP Singapore!

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will help lead, design, enhance, build our solutions meant for customers in an agile, fast-paced environment. You will be working with colleagues across the company, who will help support and challenge you every day. Designing solutions, writing code, unit testing code, developing test cases, automating test cases and frequent check-ins for continuous integration is just part of your DNA. You will see your team’s code going to production in just a few weeks and used by strategic accounts worldwide. If this sounds exciting, we would love to chat and tell you more about our work culture, solutions and opportunities.

Our team, as well as our group works under the principles of a common engineering model with both development and testing expertise. You are expected to have hands-on experience and sufficient knowledge to guide the engineers and unblock them as needed on an on-going basis.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • Design and develop new systems as well as enhancements and fixing defects in existing software.
  • Play a key role to understand high-level product requirements and help the team translate that to low-level engineering design for new features
  • Lead meetings and discussions with product and architecture teams
  • Help our clients achieve their business goals by understanding their requirements and delivering the best solution.
  • Lead and provide technical mentoring to a team of talented engineers and guide them on DEV and QA best practices
  • Leverage newer technologies and lead efforts to architect, design and implement / test various aspects of secure payment solutions.
  • Understand and enhance coding guidelines and participate in code review processes.
  • Review test strategy and test cases developed by test engineers to ensure optimum quality of solutions being delivered.
  • Periodically rotate into the role of Scrum Master to lead agile, scrum teams for a given sprint.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal skills along with a team player focus.
  • Develop close working relationships with members of teams within the organization.
  • Become knowledgeable of Visa's core technology, infrastructure, and standards.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s degree or at least 4 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of work experience with a PhD in Computer Science or other technology field
Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 5 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 4 years of relevant experience with a PhD in Computer Science or other technology field
  • Typically, candidates are expected to have 6+ years of experience (preferably full stack) working in a technology company on various front-end UI technologies (must have) and Java and related backend technologies (good exposure preferred). Experience in delivering enterprise-class, mission-critical, commercial, and scalable products is a must-have.
UI Skillset (must Have)

We want our Staff Software Engineers to do much more than just write code. You would be expected to bring in expertise that include:
  • Solid experience in technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX.
  • In-depth understanding of Javascript and its intricacies.
  • Experience in web development using frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, Ember etc.
  • Experience working with state management architecture such as Redux, Flux is required.
  • Strong foundation in requirements scoping, data structures, algorithms, instrumenting and performance benchmarking, problem solving and complexity analysis.
  • Strong designing, analytical, programming & communication skills needed, along with aptitude for building stable solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of CSS preprocessors such as SASS, SCSS, LESS, bundlers such as webpack, and task runners such as grunt, gulp.
  • Understanding of browser debugging tools, devtools including using of chrome extensions such as react, redux, and firefox extensions such as firebug.
  • Ability to develop cross-browser functioning web pages, thorough understanding of Object Oriented Javascript.
  • Ability to code using both ECMA Script 5 and ECMA Script 6 and ability to justify the choice of usage.
  • Experience with Node JS would be key.
  • Understanding of Javascript event loop, Promises, any Async JS library and having worked with JQuery and understanding it’s pros and cons is a plus.
  • Experience with Unit Testing frameworks such as Jasmine, Mocha, Chai etc. and test runners such as Karma, Jest would be required.
  • Familiarity with web page layout and semantic HTML.
  • Good understanding of npm (Node package manager) and applications of it.
Java & Backend Technology Skillset (Full Stack Engineer preferred, basic backend technology exposure strongly desired):
  • Good experience in technologies including JAVA, J2EE, REST, ORACLE, KAFKA, HADOOP, etc.
  • Exposure to Spring Framework and Hibernate desired. Understanding the workings of an MVC Framework like Spring MVC, Struts, etc. would also be good to have.
  • Experience with web services standards and related technologies (XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, WS*, AXIS, JERSEY) is desired.
  • Experience working with a variety of Applications Servers and Databases (at least Tomcat / JBOSS, Oracle / MySQL or equivalent).
Other Skills (strong exposure required to at least several areas):
  • Experience with n-tier web application development/testing is required. Technical certification a Plus.
  • Exposure to tools like JMeter, SoapUI, Postman / Any REST Client is desired. LINUX skills are required.
  • High-level knowledge about various testing methodologies such as functional testing, integration testing, regression testing, penetration testing & performance testing is necessary.
  • Understanding of test automation using frameworks such as Selenium, etc. is good to have.
  • Demonstrable experience utilizing object-oriented patterns and design best practices.
  • Familiarity with common application security vulnerabilities and how to overcome them (OWASP) is a Plus.
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration, and Test Driven Development is required.
  • Knowledge in micro services and hands-on experience in Kubernetes, Docker and OpenShift would be a strong plus.
Our engineers do more than just write and test code:
  • We count on your curiosity and creativity, to want to understand customer requirements and our processes and want to come up with creative solutions.
  • While you’ll have the skill to see and understand the big picture, you’re able to stay focused on the task at hand to achieve immediate goals.
  • You’re great at systematic and accurate research wanting to uncover the smallest detail.
  • You have amazing work ethics that will help us all work extremely well together.
  • You have the passion to understand people and always strive harder to improve our products and services!
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and above all, you are a team player!
Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the evolving visa/travel restrictions in place, we are currently only able to extend offers to candidates with the right to work in Singapore. We are keeping the situation under close review and will adjust accordingly should the restrictive measures be lifted.

Work Hours

Additional Information

  • This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours.
Travel Requirements

  • This position requires the incumbent to travel for work 0% of the time.
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, and reach with hands and arms.
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.

Job Number: REF003713W

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