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Director, Product Family Area - P209614

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P209614
\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 Director, Product Family Area will have oversight of the Chapter strategies and goals to develop a highly technical and competent team of Product Manager Architects, Chapter Leads, Release Train Engineer, and the Value Stream Architects. Working with business co-leads to support critical objectives, this leader will champion the product modernization goals and establish tracking methodology to ensure outcomes are met.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EA servant leader at the core, this Director will coach the team to continuously improve their processes and practices in order to foster a culture of continuous innovation and learning. This leader will ensure the team\u0027s performance and technical skilling will promote innovation and collaboration across all teams.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork with Co-leader of the Chapter, Chapter Leads, Product Managers Architects, Product Manager Leads and Value Stream Architects to ensure delivery of the Chapter goals. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop own Area into a highly technically competent, consistent, thoughtful and customer-centric team of technology experts\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilize Product feedback and performance metrics to identify areas of continuous improvement within the team.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEngage with internal and external communities of practice to share experiences, contribute knowledge, learn and advocate for the Discover Technology brand\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EChampion the product modernization goals to ensure success of the chapter and ensure consistency of technical execution and knowledge\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEstablish and track to appropriate OKRs to ensure outcomes are met\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOwn the career and performance management process for the Area, ensuring a consistent approach across all Chapters, and that their technical competency continues to consistently evolve to effectively support the Chapter needs\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFoster transparency and a culture of excellence within the chapter and instill a sense of curiosity and continuous learning with the Chapter Leads\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s degree required. Master\u0027s degree preferred.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E10\u002B years of experience working with technologies and architectures that support products\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: 2019-10-29 Expires: 2019-12-12

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