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Staff Data Engineer/Consultant, Big Data - Data Platform

Company: Visa
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job 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 and Responsibilities The Data division is part of the Visa's technology organization. The division is responsible for maintaining Visa's data assets and provides value added products and services to drive innovation for our partners and clients, within Visa and globally. The Data Platform Department is dedicated to provide systems and services to make data secure, high quality, rich, fast, and easy to use, therefore enabling Visa with the ability to leverage its data asset in an effective and timely manner to maximize technology/business development and differentiate Visa from others in the payment industry.
A successful candidate is who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has customer obsession, thinks big, and knows to simplify. The candidate will leverage sound architectural principles to implement effective and efficient solutions for our users.
The ideal candidate has strong technical background in big data processing and have a good written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate has production experience building data applications, is passionate about performance, testability, and maintainability, cares about quality of code, and loves to learn new technologies.
Define and deliver high quality code for features and bug fixes working independently
Enhance and support production systems
Follows established software development guidelines and Visa security standards
Build and maintain relationships with the agile team, the user community, architects, and support teams to understand requirements and implement effective solutions
Work closely with the development team to implement the required solutions following agile practices
Identify opportunities for further enhancements and refinements to standards and processes
Keep up with industry in terms of technology and best practices and help drive innovation internally.
Support and coach junior engineers.
Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
--- 7+ years of industry experience with a Bachelor's or 5+ years of experience with Masters in Computer Science or equivalent relevant degree
--- 5+ years working with Big Data technologies such as Hive, YARN, Spark, Map-Reduce or HBase
--- Excellent Java and Python programming skills.
--- Experience working in an Agile environment with good software development practices such as CI/CD, code reviews and test automation
--- Strong problem-solving skills
--- Strong attitude towards getting things done while maintaining regard for code quality
--- Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
--- Familiarity with containerization and Kubernetes
--- Excellent troubleshooting skills
--- Experience with implementing and supporting systems dealing with petabytes of data
--- Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL databases like MySQL, DB2, Redis and Cassandra
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.

Keywords: Visa, New York , Staff Data Engineer/Consultant, Big Data - Data Platform, Engineering , New York, New York

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