C++ Software Engineer @ Visa - Foster City, CA

Job Overview

4 months ago

C++ Software Engineer

Visa - Foster City, CA

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

What's the job?
As part of the Network Processing Clearing and Settlement (CAS) organization, you'll be responsible for system development, implementation, maintenance and support of Visa's Clearing and Settlement systems, which clear, settle, and deliver transactions to issuer and acquirer financial institutions globally. Through this challenging job, you'll gain experience collaborating with various parts of the business in understanding requirements for system enhancements, identifying areas of improvement and implementing changes to the system where it is needed. You'll provide rotational 24/7 on call support for problem resolution. The product that you oversee will be of the highest quality meeting all requirements within the scheduled timeframe.

Who are we looking for?
You! We are looking for a computer or electrical engineer with software development design experience. You are a team player, making sure that everyone on your team feels valued and is excited to work with you. Location, time pressure, distractions, none of it matters: no matter the environment, you know you can code and build amazing, high-performing, and bug-free products. Experience in C++, JCL is necessary. You encourage others to take risks, be bold, and innovate in order to create exceptional products that are both seamless for our clients and consumer-facing. No matter the challenge, you know you can find a solution and encourage others to think the same. You recognize when to ask for help and when to collaborate with others, working across departments and influencing in areas beyond immediate control. Above all, you are someone who takes initiative and thinks like an owner – you've defined your everywhere and lead others to find theirs all while launching Visa ahead of the game.

Why us?
Working at Visa is challenging. The problems that we face and solve and the decisions that we make affect the world. Visa is all about helping people around the world reach their Everywhere – the place where their personal, professional and financial goals intersect. As the premier payments technology company, we're proud to boast that our commerce platforms touch the lives of billions, all over the globe. If you have ambition, focus and drive, and are interested in joining a global team focused on changing the way the world pays and is paid, you'll find your everywhere at Visa.

Job Description

  • Develop programs for enhancing Visa's critical Clearing and Settlement systems.

  • Collaborate with business units and technical staff to define requirements/modifications for use in designing appropriate solutions.

  • Evaluate options and provide recommendation on scope and scale of effort required to develop solutions

  • Create design documents, code, unit/functional test, document and implement new programs and subprograms, as well as enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software

  • Build and maintain effective relationships across functional areas in order to provide superior product support

  • Support and deliver on resulting initiatives from the Business Plan and Technology strategy leveraging re-use, eliminating duplicative components, architectural design, and use of innovative products

  • Work to ensure technology decisions are "business" driven

  • Suggest and cultivate ideas on the extension of the current systems to new products and services

  • Must be able to understand the positioning of a solution within the company and to build consensus to effectively gain buy-in from all participants

  • Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards, processes and systems

  • Provide rotational on-call support as scheduled


Basic Qualifications:

4 years of 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 experience with a PhD degree.
4 years of experience on application development on Mainframe or Linux are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree or 6 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 3 years of experience with a PhD.
  • Strong working knowledge of C++ and Object-Oriented Development for mainframe or Linux systems
  • Experience in Mainframe MVS JCL, TSO, VSAM, Fileaid, Endevor
  • ISPF experience beneficial
  • Strong problem determination skills and ability to resolve critical issues for complex systems under tight timeframes using dumps and other tools
  • Must be capable of translating architecture into a delivered solution that realizes the vision and purpose and effectively translate functional and non-functional requirements into an engineered solution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction from management. Should possess excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to understand systems from all levels, from the "big picture" enterprise-level view to the low level technical view
  • Must be able to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of a technical infrastructure
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to represent technical and business issues and solutions to multiple levels internally and externally to support strategic organizational plans
  • Experience with designing and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available complex systems, preferably in the payment systems or other financial services industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent career experience is required

Additional Information

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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