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Sr. Data Engineer - Big Data Technologies

San Mateo, California, United States
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.

The successful candidate will be working in the Loyalty and Marketing Services Development team which is part of the Data Products Development organization. This is a full stack developer for a self-motivated individual with excellent software and data engineering skills and expertise in Java/J2EE, Big Data, Hadoop technologies. The candidate will be extensively involved in hands-on activities including POCs, design, documentation, development, and testing. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter and quick learner.


Lead the design, development and implementation of various initiatives to deliver the business functionalities.
Design, develop and maintain mission-critical systems, delivering high-availability and performance.
Develop high quality code, participate in code reviews and mentor junior developers to ensure the deliveries on time.
Have a passion for delivering zero defect code and be responsible for ensuring the team's deliverables meet or exceed the prescribed defect SLA.
Coordinate and participate in Continuous Integration activities, automation frameworks for testing and deployments etc. in addition to contributing to core product code.
Present technical solutions, capabilities, and features in business terms.
Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.
Work on development of new products iteratively by building quick POCs and converting ideas into real products.

Basic Qualifications:

3+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor's Degree or at least 1+ years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's / Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field required.
1-3 years of software design, architecture, and development experience.
Strong foundation in computer science, with excellent competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design, optimized for building highly distributed and parallelized systems
Strong experience in building large scale applications using open source and J2EE/Big Data technologies
Strong experience with Big Data ecosystem like Hadoop, Spark, Map Reduce, Kafka or equivalent
Strong in Core Java development concepts and design patterns.
Good design and coding skills in Java/J2ee, Web Services, Spring, Hibernate, Soap/Rest APIs.
Capability to work in UI stack using advance Java Script frameworks like AngularJS, Backbone etc. is preferable.
Capable to leverage DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Maven, Chef, Git and Docker.
Experience in Agile development using any of the methodologies like SCRUM is a big plus.Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

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.

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