Senior Software Engineer (Java)




Payment Networks & Schemes / Software Development

Oct 27

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

Issuing Solutions Payment Digitization Platform (ISPDP) Team works on a wide variety of projects including Shared Services and Value Added Services to support Visa Token Services (VTS) and Click to Pay (CTP) as part of the core 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,). You can learn more about VTS here.

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. You can find out more about CTP here.

Both VTS and CTP will have a key role to play under Digital Credentials Product – Value Added Services (VAS), a key focus for Visa s business units to generate steady revenue streams for the next 5 years and beyond. Our team has several projects in flight under Digital Credentials Product – VAS charter. You can catch a preview of VAS projects here.

We also have a few large projects lined up in the pipeline under the broader Issuing Solutions charter for key global clients, which will provide the opportunity to work on some very exciting initiatives.

We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our ISPDP Team in Singapore!

Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer you will help lead, design, enhance and build our solutions 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, reviewing code and frequent check-ins for continuous integration is just part of your DNA. You will see your 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 contribute on both fronts as needed.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

  • Design and develop new systems as well as enhancements and fixing defects in existing software.
  • Leverage newer technologies and develop solutions to build the next generation of payment solutions.
  • Help our clients achieve their business goals by understanding their requirements and delivering the best solution.
  • Act as Feature Lead for efforts to design and implement various aspects of secure payment solutions.
  • Periodically rotate into the role of Scrum Master to lead agile, scrum teams for a given sprint.
  • Able to take up QA responsibilities from time to time to functionally test features end-to-end, since we expect everyone to be able to perform DEV and QA tasks in a unified engineering team.
  • Actively participate in meetings and discussions with product and architecture teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with a team player focus, with an ability to hone leadership skills over time and work as a mentor to junior team members.
  • Develop close working relationships with members of teams within the organization.
  • Become knowledgeable of Visa s core technology, infrastructure and standards.

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.

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.

Basic Qualifications


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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor s Degree or more than 4 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) in Computer Science or other technology field
  • Typically, candidates are expected to have 4-6 years of experience working in a technology company on Java and related technologies. Experience in delivering enterprise-class, mission-critical, commercial, and scalable products is a must-have.

You Would Be Expected To Bring In Expertise That Include

We want our Senior Software Engineers to do much more than just write code.

  • Solid Experience in technologies including JAVA, J2EE, REST, UI Frameworks, ORACLE, LINUX, KAFKA, HADOOP, etc.
  • Good Experience with Spring Framework and Hibernate is a must-have. Any additional experience with a MVC Framework like Spring MVC, Struts, etc. is a Plus.
  • Strong foundation in requirements scoping, data structures, algorithms, instrumenting and performance benchmarking, problem solving and complexity analysis.
  • 4-6 years demonstrated experience with n-tier web application development and experience in latest JDK and earlier releases. Must be able to articulate experience with many of the major Java APIS (e.g. JMS, JPA, JNDI, JAX, etc.) Java / J2EE certification a Plus.
  • Experience with web services standards and related technologies (XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, WS*, AXIS, JERSEY) is required.
  • Demonstrable experience utilizing object-oriented patterns and design best practices.
  • Experience working with a variety of Application Servers and Databases (At least Tomcat, Oracle or equivalent).
  • Exposure to tools like JMeter, SoapUI is good to have to carry out QA tasks.
  • Good understanding of multi-threaded concurrent programming is needed. Experience with non-blocking IO is an added Plus.
  • Experience in UI technologies like HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX is a Plus.
  • Exposure to Node JS and understanding of Javascript and its intricacies is desirable.
  • The ideal candidate would be one having full stack development experience and flexible to work on backend or frontend tech stack depending on the project backlog.
  • 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!

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy. As a condition of employment, all employees based in Singapore are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

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