24 days old

Principal Technical Consultant - P133266_S2

Houston, TX 77002
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At 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. We're 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.

Responsible for the strategic development of initiatives. Leads and guides the work of technical staff. Participates in an agile work team. Breaks epics into features and serves as the voice of the product for business and technical delivery. Plans, sizes, assess impacts, monitors progress, and reports on work initiatives.


  • Solves problems critical to the success of project initiatives. Works with teams to identify and removes roadblocks.
  • Participates in planning events, system demos, retrospectives, inspects and adapts workshops, and other ceremonies.
  • Makes critical decisions regarding functionality and priority of work efforts. Provides product and technical guidance to product owners in order to drive results and signs off to accept each feature.
  • Develops and maintains project plans to drive results on new project initiatives. Ensures that tasks, deliverables, and schedule commitments are met. Provides effective reporting of milestone completions.
  • Develops and maintains features from prioritized epics in collaboration with solutions architects and product owners. Ensures each feature is aligned with product vision, has adequate acceptance criteria, and meets the definition of ready when delivered.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of experience as Product Manager, Technical Consultant, Business Analyst, or Project Management, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience as Product Manager, Technical Consultant, Business Analyst, Project Management, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience as Product Manager, Technical Consultant, Business Analyst, or Project Management, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Payments Industry, or related field
  • SAFe (Scale Agile Framework): Product Manager/Product Owner (PM/PO), or related certification

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-30 Expires: 2019-09-29

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.

Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


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