Lead JavaScript Engineer Job
Visa - Austin, TX

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Lead JavaScript Engineer (Job Number: 130502)

Location - United States-TX-Austin
Organization - Technology

Job - Appl Programming/SW Eng


Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.

Behind the Visa brand our talented employees who continuously raise the bar with innovative solutions and products that deliver the convenience and security of digital currency to more people all over the world.


Be part of the V.me Digital Wallet and PlaySpan organization. PlaySpan, a Visa company, powers one of the fastest growing areas in consumer spending – digital goods. Joining the PlaySpan team doesn’t just let you experience this growth; you are expected to lead it. Picture your gaming enthusiast buying virtual goods to advance a level. Now multiply a transaction like that by many millions – that’s the kind of business we’re in. It is a multi-billion dollar market led by online social gaming and digital entertainment.

PlaySpan provides a sleek, secure monetization platform for merchants to sell digital goods on a global basis. We do it so well that some of the biggest names in gaming, social networking and entertainment rely on our technology to manage millions of micropayments. We’re so good at it that one of the biggest payment brands in the world, Visa, decided to put us at the forefront of their innovation strategy. We are the creative glue between payments and technology.

If you are exceptional at what you do and have a passion to build world-class products and work on cutting- edge technologies, we have exciting opportunities for you! We are looking for a versatile web application developer who is an expert in UI technologies and can help us take our projects from concept to launch.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with a team of front-end developers to design and develop SDKs for JavaScript.
  • Collaborate closely with UI designers to integrate assets and implement features.
  • Rapidly build and test UI prototypes.
  • Write clean and efficient code quickly.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • More than 8 years of experience developing web applications
  • Excellent Javascript skills and programming experience in several front technologies including: HTML/HTML5, CSS3, Ajax, jQuery, Ruby/ROR
  • Experience with MVC design patterns and Javascript frameworks
  • Expert UI skills and Knowledge of cross browser issues.
  • Excellent debugging and trouble shooting skills.
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently on multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of software development methodologies and practices, especially Agile/iterative development processes
Desirable Skills:
  • mobile experience
  • knowledge of some server side language
  • Web Services
  • SQL or database experience

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Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than...