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Sr. Data Engineer

location icon Bengaluru, India
Full Time

Company 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

Payments are a very exciting and fast-developing area with a lot of new and innovative ideas coming to market. With strong demand for new solutions in this space, it promises to be an exciting area of innovation. VISA is a strong leader in the payment industry and is rapidly transitioning into a technology company with significant investments in this area.

If you want to be in the exciting payment space, learn fast and make big impacts, Ecosystem & Operational Risk technology which is part of Visa’s Value-Added Services business unit is an ideal place for you!

In Ecosystem & Operational Risk group, the Payment Fraud Disruption team is responsible for building critical risk and fraud detection and prevention applications and services at Visa. This includes idea generation, architecture, design, development, and testing of products, applications, and services that provide Visa clients with solutions to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraud for Visa and Visa client payment systems.

This position is ideal for an experienced data engineer who is passionate about collaborating with business and technology partners in solving challenging fraud prevention problems. You will be a key driver in the effort to define the shared strategic vision for the Ecosystem & Operational Risk platform and defining tools and services that safeguard Visa’s payment systems.

The candidate for this role need to have strong data engineering background, with demonstrated experience in building, training, implementing scalable batch and real time data processing systems for payments, risk or fraud prevention products that created business value and delivered impact within the payments or payments risk domain or have experience building similar solutions for similar industries.

This candidate needs to have a strong academic track record and demonstrate excellent data engineering skills. The candidate will be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, and excellent collaboration skills.

The ideal candidate will bring the excitement and passion to leverage Generative AI to advance existing fraud detection mechanisms and to innovate and solve new fraud use cases. This engineer will use code generation capabilities like GitHub copilot to drive efficiencies in software development.

Essential Functions

  • As a Senior Data Engineer, you will help design, enhance, and build next generation fraud detection solutions in an agile development environment.

  • Formulate business problems as technical data problems while ensuring key business drivers are captured in collaboration with product stakeholders.

  • Drive development effort end-to-end for on-time delivery of high-quality solutions that conform to requirements, conform to the architectural vision, and comply with all applicable standards. Responsibilities span all phases of solution development.

  • Collaborate with project team members (Product Managers, Architects, Analysts, Developers, Project Managers, etc.) to ensure development and implementation of new data driven business solutions.

  • Deliver all code commitments and ensure a complete end-to-end solution that meets and exceeds business expectations.

  • Assist in scoping and designing analytic data assets, implementing modelled attributes, and contributing to brainstorming sessions.

  • Build and maintain a robust data engineering process to develop and implement self-serve data and tools for Visa’s data scientists.

  • Perform other tasks on data governance, system infrastructure, analytics tool evaluation, and other cross-team functions, as needed.

  • Execute data engineering projects ranging from small to large either individually or as part of a project team.

  • Ensure project delivery within timelines and budget requirements.

  • Effectively communicate status, issues, and risks in a precise and timely manner.

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 three days a week, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

· 3 or more years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g., Masters)
· Experience with creating data driven business solutions and solving data problems using a wide variety of technologies such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Spark, NoSQL as well as traditional relational databases like MySQL
· Experience building real time streaming data pipelines using technologies like Kafka, Spark Streaming, ELK etc
· Experience building ETL/ELT data pipelines, data quality checks and data anomaly detection and notification systems
· Experience building large scale distributed data processing systems of high availability, low latency, & strong data consistency
· Experience with development and programming languages such as Java or python
· Experience with agile development incorporating continuous integration and continuous delivery
· Strong facilitation and analytical skills with excellent problem-solving ability
· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
· Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way.
· Experience with agile development incorporating continuous integration and continuous delivery.
· Strong facilitation and analytical skills with excellent problem-solving ability
· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
· Passionate about delivering zero defect code that meet or exceed the proposed defect SLA and have high sense of accountability for quality and timeliness of one’s own deliverables and team deliverables
· Highly driven, resourceful and results oriented
· Demonstrated ability to lead and navigate through ambiguity
· Be systematic and be able to do deep research wanting to uncover the details
· Have good work ethics, and be a team player to bring the best results as a team
· You have the passion to understand people and always strive to improve our products
· While you'll have the skill to see and understand the big picture, you're able to stay focused on the task at hand to achieve immediate goals

Preferred Qualifications:

· 4 or more years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or 3 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g., Masters)
· Expertise in web applications and webservices, technology standards and frameworks
· Experience working with Splunk
· Experienced in test-driven development and test automation.
· Experience in card industry or fintech delivering solutions in fraud, risk, or payments space.

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.

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Publication date: 2023-11-22
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