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Software Engineer 5
Ref No.: 17-15086
Location: Foster City, California
Job Description: Software Engineer
The SW Engineer will build and enhance key applications that form the core of CyberSource transaction platform. This highly visible and mission critical position will require in-depth knowledge of how the various applications that constitute the platform function, leveraging Java and open source technologies and include server-side and UI-based applications. The responsibilities include gathering and clarifying requirements, facilitating communication with other groups within the company, and guiding architectural decisions with the objective of constantly improving CyberSource suite of applications. As a key member of the engineering team, you will need to communicate technical ideas clearly with both technical and non-technical audiences. This position also requires strong analytical skills.
Responsibilities :
- Gather and analyze requirements from Product Managers/Owners
- Acquire deep knowledge on multiple applications in-order to independently enhance them
- Work closely with Operations & Infrastructure groups to understand challenges in production environments
- Build tools to improve application reliability and quality, and programmer productivity
- Partner with various teams to diagnose, troubleshoot and fix issues that cause impact to customers
- Design and enhance highly scalable and fault-tolerant systems to meet increasing levels of reliability, availability,scalability
- Provide architectural recommendations in the area of application serviceability to allow elimination or early detection of potential issues
- Lead in issue post-mortems and provide quality metrics that set direction for quality initiatives by identifying chronic problem areas
- Understand and adhere to SOA and messaging principles
- Author technical specifications and design documents
- Be willing to work on both server-side and UI-side modules
- Able to work with various cross functional (technical and non- technical) groups

Qualifications: Must-have Skills
- Bachelors and 10 years experience or Masters and minimum of 5 years of experience designing and developing complex Java/Java EE and MVC framework applications
- BS or MS in Computer Science, Commerce or related degre.
- Solid experience working on using modern application frameworks
- Knowledge of Splunk, New Relic, Graphite or equivalent monitoring tools
- Deep analytical skills and ability to think on the feet and work under pressure
- Deep understanding of XML parsing and XML schema design
- Good understanding of SOA principles and Web Services and messaging technologies
- Experience building zero fault-tolerant, scalable and high-volume systems applications
- Experience with IBM Websphere or Tomcat or JBoss
- Experience in OO design and design patterns
- Experience in creating automated unit testing using JUnit
- Experience with Agile methodologies/SCRUM
- UNIX/LINUX background
- Experience with Continuous Integration tools
- Experience with performance tuning of applications and use of load testing tools such as JMeter, LoadRunner, etc.
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills
- Production Support Experience
- Payment Gateway Experience preferred
Desired Skills :
- Experience in relational database design, and optimization with commercial grade databases such as Oracle, or MySql
- Credit Card and/or Electronic Check processing knowledge and/or expertise
- Experience in and understanding of the product development best practice such as TDD, Continue Integration tools and UML
- Experience in creating build scripts using Maven and/or Ant
- Experience with code quality tools such as Sonar
- Experience analyzing Java thread/heap dumps