Software Engineering Summer Intern

by Visa


Job Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Computer and Systems Engineering
Central London and City

Software Engineering Summer Intern

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 visualizations for relationships/utilization 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

Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

About Visa

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.

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