1+ months

Senior Manager, Payments Product Delivery - P206159_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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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 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.

The Product Delivery team within Payment Services, Global Products and Partnerships division is responsible for developing, managing and implementing advanced payment products across Discover Financial Services.

He/she leads and transforms team operations within a complex global landscape. Owns the creation and execution of product delivery strategy for advanced payment products including but not limited to EMV, Contactless (NFC), Transit, 3DS, and QR Code with a variety of regional payment partners (Issuers, Acquirers, Gateways, etc).

*This role can be located in Riverwoods (IL) or Phoenix (AZ).

  • Ensure product delivery goals are met by providing SME support to internal and external partners to deliver against the strategy.
  • Define and align product delivery approach and goals for the region across key business partners including senior leaders, and manage clear communications around progress against strategy.
  • Directs and leads a team including the analyzing of workflows, establishing priorities, developing standards, and setting deadlines. Partners with the team, management, and vendors to define roadmaps, solicit cooperation, and resolve problems.
  • Develops or updates project plans for information technology projects, including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
  • Manage implementation budget; including driving strategy for incentive plan and aligning prioritization of incentive spend across leadership teams.
  • Represent DFS at industry and client events, and prepare and deliver SME-level presentations to all levels of internal and external management.

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Informationa Technology, Finance, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in People Management, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in EMV, Banking, Payments, Certification, smart cards, contactless NFC, QR code, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in EMV, Banking, Payments, Certification, smart cards, contactless NFC, QR code, or related field
Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in EMV, Banking, Payments, Certification, smart cards, contactless NFC, QR code, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to be disruptive, including identifying new and innovative ways to execute against existing problems. Must demonstrate a track record of thought leadership and innovative thinking relating to successful technology implementation.
  • An inspiring leader who can balance tactical and strategic responsibilities and drive results under intense pressure.
  • Flexibility in schedule to support interaction with clients and partners globally.
  • Must have extensive payments experience, including experience with EMV, Transit, 3DS, and QR Code
  • Must have successfully led and implemented large, business critical projects with a significant number of work group members and large budget
  • Excellent presentation skills, including the ability to effectively deliver information to internal and external constituents at all levels
  • Must possess outstanding client management skills and ability to collaborate with internal and external partners.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex technical concepts and to propose new, innovative solutions
  • Must be able to travel internationally
  • Strong PC competency (MS Office products, Visio, and Microsoft Project)
  • Fluent Spanish speaker

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: 2019-08-17 Expires: 2019-11-15

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