1+ months

Digital Payments Lead Applications Architect - P202749

Chicago, IL 60602
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Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003Cbr\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003EWe are looking for a \u003Cstrong\u003Ehands-on architect\u003C/strong\u003E to design our digital payment systems and oversee key programs in the domain to ensure that the proper architecture is implemented. In this role, you should be an excellent communicator who is able to translate complex requirements into functional architecture. We\u0027d like you to have strong hands-on experience in software development and be able to manage complex systems. You will also need to be able to provide architectural and best practice guidance to our engineering teams.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EWHO WE ARE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EDiscover is more than a credit card. At its core, Discover is a software company. Our customers and Partners demand products/services that help them spend smarter and achieve a brighter financial future. These products/services are built and supported by our software teams. We have fun at work and live these values:\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOne customer. The person using the product is who matters.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETeams get it done. You won\u0027t be sitting in a corner on your own - it\u0027s a collective effort.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESeek to understand. Listen first, ask why, and then reach a conclusion.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProgress over perfection. Try new ideas and be comfortable with failing fast.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ENo spectators. Expect to tackle tough problems and to challenge the status quo.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EWHAT YOU WILL DO\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E People don\u0027t solely rely on physical credit/debit cards anymore. They want digital payment options. Specifically options on their phone or during secure digital checkout experiences (websites, apps, etc.). Why not join a team that is at the core of shaping the future of Payments? In this position, you will be a leader in our Digital Payments technology domain. Your talents will allow you to contribute, if not shape, our Business and Technology outcomes. Always wanted to have your change agent voice heard? We love to listen. We want you to help create and break-down product/platform efforts into successful execution-ready plans. We need your talents to help ensure our outcomes are aligning to the needs of our Customers and Partners. Most rewarding, you will work with the leading mobile payment players in the world while actively contribute to the developer experience by enhancing current solution patterns and defining new ones. All cutting edge work leveraging the latest technologies in the industry.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EThe position will be based out of our Chicago office located at 350 N Orleans St, Chicago,IL\u003Cbr\u003E Responsibilities \u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDesign applications that allow for future enhancements \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicates with business and product teams to understand specific system requirements\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EGuides the team in deployment automation best practices and platform optimization \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides advice on project costs, designs, concepts, and changes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EParticipates in agile ceremonies\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with technology teams to select appropriate design solutions and ensure the compatibility of system components.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EVerifies stability, inter-operability, portability, security, and scalability of system architecture.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicates with staff and clients to understand specific system requirements.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDocuments design specifications, installation instructions, and other system information.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E The lead architect is expected to groom and mentor all team members within our Digital Payments Services scrum teams. \u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E Minimum Qualifications \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E6\u002B years of experience in Application Development, Leadership, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 8\u002B years of experience in Application Development, Leadership, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003Cbr\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E8-10 years of relevant hands-on software development experience\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHands on experience with cloud platforms and technologies (Cloud Foundry preferred)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExposure to containers and orchestration platforms (i.e. Kubernetes, OpenShift, etc..)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years experience working with automated build and continuous integration systems (Chef, Jenkins, Docker)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E5\u002B years experience with framework and API design\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years Agile scrum experience (SAFe methodology a plus)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EJava / J2EE, Spring, Spring boot, Spring cloud services, REST API programming\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years experience with test Automation frameworks such as Cucumber or Gherkin.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong hands-on experience using Test Driven Development methodology.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHave an understanding of messaging systems - Kafka, RabbitMQ and WMQ.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience working with IDEs such as Eclipse, STS, IntelliJ\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EKnowledge of security and encryption mechanisms a plus\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIndustry experience in Financial Services or other regulated industries\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ETeam Leadership\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPassion for Learning and extending those learnings to others\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExpert written and verbal skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong Collaborator\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESelf-motivated\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E#LI_LJ1 \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-12-12

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