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Lead Software Engineer


Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

“Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.”

Job Description

The Data Product Development division is part of the Visa’s technology organization. Within DPD, the BI  develops and manages various BI and Analytics products and services. The division is responsible for providing value added product and services to our clients and for internal use. The client access to these services are enabled through a set of Data API, BI and Analytics products & Data. The BI Product Group  is looking for a Lead Front End Engineer who will be responsible for design, development, and execution of data product initiatives. A strong and extensive hand on web development/frontend UI development skills are necessary


  • Lead engineering projects from inception to launch
  • Build front-end components, frameworks, and tools shared across multiple Web applications using React/Redux based front-end stack
  • Work closely with stakeholders (product, design, and other technology teams) in multi-functional organization in an Agile environment
  • Architect technical solutions that support the needs and objectives of both the product roadmap and the technology roadmap
  • Write technical requirements and document technical design for front-end components, frameworks, and tools
  • Design and build engineering solutions for performance, extensibility, availability, reliability, and security
  • Develop with mobile-first approach for multiple mobile form factors
  • Maintain high coding standards and inculcate best practices such as BDD, TDD, unit testing, peer reviews
  • Mentor fellow teammates and provide technical domain expertise



  • 8+ years of Web and/or Web Service development
  • BS / MS in Computer Science, or Information Systems 
  • 8+ years of Web and Web service development using J2EE
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Expertise in building large scale JavaScript applications that takes into account reusable components, functional programming, user experience, asset loading, browser rendering, responsive design, state management, JavaScript asynchronous patterns, and backend integration
  • Expertise in modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React/Redux, Angular, etc.)
  • Excellent project management skills for the planning/execution of self's and team's work
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working on cross-browser, cross-device, hybrid apps
  • Experience working with testing tools such as Jest and Enzyme
  • Experience with front-end build/publish tools like npm and webpack
  • Familiarity with Web accessibility is a plus
  • Familiarity with Java and Apache Tomcat is a plus


Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

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