1+ months

Senior Architect - Solution Development - P203815

Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    P203815

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 which 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.

In this position, you will design and build software that reaches PULSE customers and partners. PULSE is Discover's industry-leading Debit Network. You will break down a variety of product visions into workable technical solutions that provide value to the PULSE business and its customers. You will partner with PULSE business development groups, Discover technology groups, and vendors to deliver innovative payment solutions. All cutting edge work leveraging the latest technologies in the industry.

You will be part of the Discover Payments Architecture Team, a group of talented engineers who work to bring new business solutions and technologies into the Discover Payment Services environment and customer community. We are passionate about technology and its value to our business and customers.

Responsibilities:

  • The ability to develop elegant technical solutions and strategies from complex business concepts utilizing the latest technologies and engineering practices
  • Work with business product development groups as a technical consultant to provide a range of technical solutions for product concepts and customer opportunities
  • Provide the solution architecture to platform architects, technical leads, and vendors and guide the integrated solution development and delivery
  • Responsible for designing and developing solutions to application, system administration, and network issues. Performs systems management and integration functions.
  • Documents design specifications and installation instructions.
  • Collaborates with technology partners to select appropriate design solutions and ensure the compatibility of system components.
  • Communicates with staff and clients to understand specific system requirements.
  • Verifies the stability, interoperability, portability, security, and scalability of system architecture.
  • Provides advice on project costs, design concepts, and design changes.
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Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Technical, or other related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in Technical, or other related field
If we had our say, we'd also look for:
  • Strong problem solving and creative solution development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the corporate structure for both the business and technology
  • Ability to work independently on unknown/unproven technology
  • Passion for learning
  • Strong collaborator
  • Self-motivated
  • Servant leader
  • Studied architectural patterns at scale, including thoughtfully-designed APIs, repeatable delivery pipelines, and efficient computer engineering principles
  • Proficient across the technical stack
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of emerging trends in both payments and software engineering

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.



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  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-06-30 Expires: 2019-10-24

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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