Sr. Software Security Engineer

Full Time
Foster City, CA
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Working together to build a vision for the world of payments.
Find your Everywhere at Visa.

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.

Job Description and Responsibilities

  • You’ll work with our product development team to understanding their requirements and support their application security needs
  • You’ll use technologies that include Java, C++, C#, JavaScript, REST Services, Micro Services Databases SQL & NoSQL, Docker and more
  • You’ll leverage on new technologies to build the next generation of application security tools and services for our product development teams
  • You’ll will apply your Web Application Security, Data Protection Security, Authentication and Authorization Security knowledge to improve Product Security Design and Implementation
  • You have the work and academic experience that will demonstrate proficiency and ease with programming languages, mobile technologies, quality assurance, scripting languages and operating systems
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and above all, you are team players!


  • You have a Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field and 5-6 years of Software Development Experience or a Masters with 2-4 years of Software Development Experience
  • You have expertise in at least two of the programming languages Core Java, JEE technologies, C++, C#
  • You have worked with REST, SOAP Services, micro-services and container based technologies,  and have done hand-on programming for more than 3+ Years
  • You have strong hand on working experience in fixing Web Application Security vulnerabilities
  • You have thorough understanding of OWASP Top 10, SANS 25 Application Security Vulnerabilities
  • You have hands on experience in using Static Code Analysis tool and triaging Security Vulnerabilities for at least 2-3 years.
  • You have experience architecting solutions with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery in mind
  • We count on your curiosity and creativity, to want to understand customer requirements and our processes and want to come up with creative solutions
  • You’re great at systematic and accurate research wanting to uncover the smallest detail
  • You have amazing work ethics that will help us all work extremely well together
  • You have the passion to understanding people and to always striving to improve our products and services!

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world’s most advanced processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. For more information, visit, and

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Company Industry: Information Technology and Services
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 5,001-10,000