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Summer Intern - Software Engineering and Testing

Computer Science.

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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

As the world’s largest retail electronic payments network Visa customers trust us with ensuring that they can pay with security and confidence everywhere they want to be.

Software Engineers at Visa look after the systems that form the core of the largest global payments network, allowing consumers and merchants to connect with financial institutions and provide a seamless payment experience. Our mission is to create the next generation of these core systems using the latest technologies to ensure we can maintain this trust going forward and ensure that Visa is ready for the challenges of the future.

When joining our team as an intern, you will have the opportunity to be at the centre of innovation in the payments industry and drive forward the implementation of the future of Visa.

Software Engineering interns may work across development, test and support on cool things like:

  • Implementation of a single development lifecycle, from Analysis & Design, Build and QA to Security and Deployment. 
  • Support the needs of a new application using technologies like Go, Java, REST Services, Micro Services Databases SQL & NoSQL, Docker, Hadoop, Bitbucket, Unix and Shell Scripting and more.
  • Develop tools to improve processes.

Qualifications

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.

Successful candidates can demonstrate that they:

  • Are a current university student graduating in 2023 or after, and available for an 11-week internship in Summer 2022
  • Are Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a STEM/technical field
  • Have a passion for Software Engineering involving experience with at least one object-oriented language in an academic, personal, or professional context.
  • Possess a positive attitude, friendly to others, encouraging of co-operation, honesty, and respectfulness in the workplace.
  • Are willing to develop payments industry knowledge and understanding to enhance solution quality.
  • Default to a collaborative mindset, with an ability to empathise with colleagues and establish relationships.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 11 weeks
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  • All STEM disciplines

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