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Software Engineering Summer Intern

Computer Science/Systems.

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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.

You + Visa = Everywhere You Want to Be

At Visa, we’re driven to connect the world through the most advanced digital payment network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. This mission is powered by the people at Visa who bring our unique culture to life. Visa is a place where you can make an impact, invest in your career growth and development, and join a truly inclusive culture where you belong.

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 and Responsibilities

The Cloud PaaS Engineering team works together to build a wide variety of web experiences that power, extend and showcase Visa's internal Cloud platform, such as requesting and managing environments using VMs, containers or bare metals, workflow automation tools, graphs and visualisations for relationships/utilisation and a whole lot more.

Joining the team as an intern, you will create efficient and reusable systems with extensive test coverage and modern technologies. You will join a rapidly iterative environment where we prototype new user interfaces, services, and ship new code frequently. You will have the opportunity to support the team with important driving architectural, product and technological decisions.

As a Software Engineering Intern, you will support the team with exciting responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and maintain scalable, distributed, multi-threaded applications
  • Collaborate with team members in design reviews, development, and code reviews​
  • Understand and align with the direction wider the team to deliver robust and usable solutions to meet functional requirements.
  • Work with various Technology and Business counterparts to drive continuous improvement of the platforms.
  • Create documentation and procedures for development, deployment, and maintenance
  • Be a proactive team player and have a passion for delivering zero-defect high-quality code.


Visa are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We’re looking for the next generation of Techies - dreamers, disruptors, creatives and trailblazers - who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done.

Therefore, our requirements are few:

  • Current university student graduating in 2023 or after, and available for an 11 week internship in Summer 2022
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a STEM/technical field
  • Knowledge of a language like JavaScript, HTML or CSS (we use AngularJS and Bootstrap)
  • Strong communications skills
  • A proactive team player who is able to deliver on responsibilities in a timely manner with a high level of quality

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Job ID Number: REF40653W
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 11 weeks
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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