1+ months

Director Enterprise Architecture Strategy - P207137

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ECompany Overview: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EDiscover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America\u0027s cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation\u0027s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EDiscover\u0027s vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAt 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. We\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPosition Description:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Enterprise Architecture (EA) team is seeking a Director of Enterprise Architect Strategy to play a key role in formulating strategies for the EA team with a specific focus on organization design, process optimization, operational functionality and resource structure. In addition, this leader will assist the Vice President of Enterprise Architecture implement cutting edge technology solutions and push the limits of technology improvements and innovations.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe Director of Enterprise Architect Strategy will improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team while focusing on providing senior technical leadership, mentoring junior team members and leading through change as Discover leverages next generation capabilities.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide technical leadership while developing and maintaining relationships with Product Managers, Solution Engineers and Technical Architects\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop multi-year roadmaps, provide the vision and work with individual architects to translate this into tactical engineering blue prints\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EImproving efficiency and effectiveness of the EA team including influencing and establishing best processes through solid design, decisions, and tools\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to present to C-Suite leaders and technical decision makers while providing appropriate thought leadership and creative insights when needed\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECreate presentations to illustrate EA delivery plans, concepts, and prototypes, summarizing marketplace and competitive strategy\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESet goals, strategies and oversee initiatives across multiple platforms\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilize in-depth knowledge of cloud technologies, software engineering, data engineering and data science to define target architectures, patterns and automation processes\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOptimize EA\u0027s talent strategy to ensure proper mix of resources and to attract and recruit the industry\u0027s best talent\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent organizational skills and proven ability to execute on deliverables\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ERepresent Discover at technical meetups, external conferences and mentor junior engineers and architects\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ESkills Required:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s degree required\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E10\u002B years of relevant technology experience\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E5\u002B years of experience within software development\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E3\u002B years of experience working with cloud and data capabilities\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong communication skills, both written and verbal\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Skills:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFinancial Service industry experience preferred\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in developing high volume transaction processing solutions that can be scaled for millions of daily transactions\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with software development, cloud computing services and infrastructure application development platforms and contemporary programming languages work, systems, or design\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIndustry contacts in the software development and open source communities\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E #LI-KB1 \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: 2019-10-19 Expires: 2019-12-12

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