SR Software Development Engineer - MVS - #740608


Date: 01/14/2022 21:00 PM

City: Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

Job Description

Visa is seeking a Sr. Software Development Engineer for the MVS Offline Development team. This is a mainframe application development team based in Highlands Ranch, CO, responsible for the design, development, testing, and evaluation of mainframe software applications for the Visa Debit Processing System.  This role is responsible for contributing to the overall integrity and availability of the Debit Processing Settlement and reporting applications.

Essential Functions

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation of offline and data based applications
  • Interact with team leads to define requirements/modifications and use case to utilize in designing appropriate solutions
  • Identify opportunities for future enhancements and refinements to standards, best practices and development methodologies
  • Cultivate, support and promote an organizational culture that provides for high performance, high morale, integrity and teamwork.
  • Work cross organizationally to ensure prompt and effective problems resolution. 
  • Work in application software development on the implementation and support of software maintenance releases.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Understand component analysis, including code and data flow review. Collaborate with other developers to implement and verify secure coding techniques. 
  • You have a strong work ethic to focus on our goals.
  • You will have strong debugging skills..
  • You will be comfortable with adjacent technologies such as, but not limited to AskNow, JIRA,
  • You have experience with Waterfall/Agile development.
  • Collaborate with security team to implement and verify secure coding techniques. 
  • While you will have the skill to see and understand the big picture, you are able to stay focused on the task at hand to achieve immediate goals.


Basic Qualifications:

• 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD
• 3 years support and/or development role experience on MVS/OS390 batch application
• 3 years support and/or development role experience in COBOL/JCL/ISPF

Preferred Qualifications:

• 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
University Recruiting: MBA/ PhD without experience
• Support and/or development role experience using FILE-AID
• Support and/or development role experience using ESP, CA7 or another scheduling software
• Ability to solve complex software development/design issues
• Ability to write clean, coherent code following established coding guidelines
• Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise way
• Collaborative, team oriented style
• Ability to work independently exhibiting strong multitasking and time management skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication (oral & written) skills including the ability to translate technical issues/concepts into ways for non-technical staff to understand
• General knowledge of EFT settlement and transaction processing is a plus
• REXX experience is a plus
• Past experience in the Payment industry is a plus

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.

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