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Lead Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India · Indiana, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Visa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in 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 while driven by a common purpose – to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience Life at Visa.

Job Description

Visa Inc. is at the forefront of the Gen AI revolution, developing and executing a shared strategic vision for our Loyalty and Marketing platforms. Our goal is to establish Visa as the world-leading data-driven payments company.

The successful candidate will be someone who can lead the technical vision and implementation of a campaign platform managing the end-to-end integration of the campaign system with rest of marketing platform and a self-motivated individual with excellent software engineering skills and expertise in Big Data technologies and Java/J2EE. 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.

This role is based in Bangalore and will be part of Digital Marketing Experience, Benefits & Loyalty team in Value Added Services group at Visa.


  • Lead the analysis, design, development, and implementation of various initiatives, with end-to-end ownership 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.

  • Champion Security best practices: Become a security champion by owning the responsibility of component security. Collaborate with Cyber security teams to implement and verify secure coding techniques.

  • Coordinate and participate in Continuous Integration activities, automation frameworks for testing and deployments etc. in addition to contributing to core product code.

  • Interact with both business and technical stakeholders to deliver high quality products and services that meet business requirements and expectations while applying the latest available tools and technology.

  • 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.

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 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications
• 10+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 7 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 4 years of work experience with a PhD, OR 13+ years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
• 12 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field.
• 12+ 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.
• Must have hands on experience in Core Java, J2EE technologies, Microservices, Spring, Hibernate, REST APIs.
• Expertise in design and management of complex data structures and data processes
• Expertise in efficiently leveraging the power of distributed big data systems, including but not limited to Hadoop Hive, Spark, Kafka streaming, Airflow etc.
• Capability to work in UI stack using advance Java Script frameworks like AngularJS, Backbone etc. is preferable.
• Experience developing back-end applications including multi-process and multi-threaded architectures.
• Experience in writing quality and self-validating code using unit tests or following TDD.
• 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.
• Product development experience is must.

Additional Information

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.