1+ months

Lead Systems Analyst - P120984_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\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 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.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EDesigns and develops solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions. Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions. Lead technical efforts and liaise with the vendor to support, integrate, and maintain test automation tools. Responsible for technical QA delivery platform of new capabilities to support continuous integration or continuous delivery in support of applications integrating with Jenkins. Work with other internal information technology teams to complete project activities, such as Infrastructure, Architecture and Database teams and serve as the technical project lead for internal projects, overseeing and reviewing the activities. Act as technical resource and participate in the change management review and problem incident report discussions. Implement capacity management as business practice for release environment management team working with other middleware and infrastructure teams.\u003C/p\u003E Responsibilities \u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerforms root cause analysis and problem solving involving various infrastructure, such as databases, middleware platforms, and vendor applications across test environments.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAnalyzes existing procedures. Develops recommendations for improvements and strives to automate manual processes for existing tools and operations\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvides support for users of test environment (development team and other partner groups) for a particular application systems, such as Modes and ALM.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EParticipates in planning and implementation of project code deployments and Infrastructure updates to Test environments with minimal intervention to testing.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with Test Planners, Test Leads and QAs to understand project and test requirements and consults for appropriate test environment needs. Tests entrance readiness, applications making changes, codes overlaps across all projects testing in the same release/environment, quality center structure, test planning and test plans as appropriate etc.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECollaborates with Test Automation, CICD teams to improve automation capabilities.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBuild and Maintain tools for frictionless environment management experience.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExecute and look for opportunities to optimize the Release Management environments to provide a quality test environment to our customers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EPerform root-cause analysis of defects to identify and implement solutions and process improvements\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure our test environments are Security Compliant\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAutomate the deployment, scaling, and management of Test Environments using the CICD infrastructure.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive zero defect quality and provide details on quality issues, trends and preventive actions\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ERequires the ability to lead work groups formed by several disparate teams\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork closely with multiple teams in an agile environment and provide mentorship to other team members when needed\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDisplay an entrepreneurial mind set and seek practical \u2018out of box\u0027 solutions\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\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, Information Systems, and Engineering, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in Application Development and Testing or in Infrastructure/Middleware support, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of a degree, 4\u002B years of experience in Application Development and Testing or in Infrastructure/Middleware support, or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E Preferred Qualifications \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EJava Certified\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to understand high level software and system architecture.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in governing both waterfall as well as Agile/DevOps project lifecycles.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with automation tools and strong ability to choose the best tools and solutions for the release/environment management function.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience on managing operations of online and batch oriented applications\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EKnowledge of ITIL standards and best practices\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience on mainframe code (COBOL), JCL , DB2, CICS, VSAM, MQ, QMF, CLIST, Endevor, Smartis, and OPC Scheduler.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong project management skills with accountability for end-to-end delivery.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEffective root cause identification, triage and mitigation\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEffective communication skills and the ability to engage partner teams effectively\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cul\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \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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