Senior Software Engineer Dubai UAE

Position: Senior Software Engineer

Date posted: 2019-06-15

Industry: Payment and Services

Employment type: Full Time

Experience: 5 to 7 year

Qualification: Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline

Salary: AED 10000 to 20000

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Company: Visa


Visa Innovation Center focuses on building technology for the next generation of payments. We work on solving hard problems of the future in IoT, Blockchain, Mobile, UX, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics. We are looking for hands-on expert level software engineers to help us build some innovative products.

This role requires quick problem solving skills, logical thinking, and application of programming techniques to design, build, and maintain code. Deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms is a must.

In addition to the technical skill set, the candidate will be a self-starter, results-driven, and equipped with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Sr. Software Engineer is an individual contributor role, and this developer will lead development of several innovation projects. These projects will be instrumental in making an impact on Visa and the payments industry as a whole.


You’ll work with clients and partners in the Visa Innovation Center where required to create, build, and scale new product concepts

You’ll work with clients and partners, such as financial institutions and large merchants, to bring to life concepts through coded prototypes and APIs sandboxes

You’ll help our customers achieve their real goals by understanding their requirements and how they respond to their business needs.

You will build partnerships with product management to make sure that the products we are building deliver real value.

You’ll use technologies that include Java, REST, Android, React, Node.js, NoSQL, Docker and more.

You will analyze business requirements and architect a solution that is robust and scalable along with providing technical documentation of solution.

You have the work and academic experience that will demonstrate proficiency and ease with programming languages, code quality initiatives, scripting languages and operating systems.

Your DNA would include following and creating software best practices and processes.

You coach and mentor your team members and help them grow professionally.

You’ll lead meeting and discussions with cross-functional and non-technical teams.

You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and above all, you are a team player!


Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline

Expert level skills in Java / Javascript / C# / C++ /

Experience in UI frameworks such as React/Angular/Backbone

In-depth knowledge of data structures implementation and optimization

Expert level skills in multi-threading, concurrency, and error-handling

Expert level skills in implementing design patterns (singleton, facade, factory, observer etc.)

Experience building enterprise scale web services (RESTful), and their scalability, resiliency, and availability

Experience building application frameworks or reusable components

Experience in network programming (Sockets) to build service self-healing

Demonstrated proficiency in troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, application design, and implementing large components for enterprise projects

Knowledge of HTTP Protocol, REST, XML, J2EE, AJAX a plus

Experience of mobile application building on Android/iOS is a plus

Good to have working experience on AR/VR applications

Desired qualifications

Experience in building ODATA compliant REST services

Experience in language features such as lambda expressions, generics, and streams

Experience in working on cryptography and Bluetooth based transmission protocols

Experience in IoT, NFC, VR, AR, machine learning / data science, NLP

Experience in payments tech industry





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