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Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack - P205642_S1

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

At Discover Financial Services, you'll find yourself in the company of some of the industry's smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity:

Job Description:

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.


Discover is more than a credit card. At its core, Discover is a software company. Our customers and Partners demand products/services that help them spend smarter and achieve a brighter financial future. These products/services are built and supported by our software teams. We have fun at work and live these values:

  • One customer. The person using the product is who matters.

  • Teams get it done. You won't be sitting in a corner on your own - it's a collective effort.

  • Seek to understand. Listen first, ask why, and then reach a conclusion.

  • Progress over perfection. Try new ideas and be comfortable with failing fast.

  • No spectators. Expect to tackle tough problems and to challenge the status quo.


    People don't solely rely on physical credit/debit cards anymore. They want digital payment options. Specifically options on their phone or during secure digital checkout experiences (websites, apps, etc.). Why not join a team that is at the core of shaping the future of Payments? Your talents will allow you to contribute, if not shape, our Business and Technology outcomes. Always wanted to have your change agent voice heard? We love to listen. We want you to help create and break-down product/platform efforts into successful execution-ready plans. We need your talents to help ensure our outcomes are aligning to the needs of our Customers and Partners. All cutting edge work leveraging the latest technologies in the industry


  • Participate in scrum ceremonies and help guide team members to appropriate solutions and ensure code is properly reviewed.

  • Supports technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team.

  • Responsible for analyzing, modifying, and supporting application software. Ensures quality code is delivered through continuous integration, development, and testing.

  • Ensure solutions properly address scalability, security and performance.

  • Performs technical design, coding with test automation, support, and documentation of software application modifications.

  • Develops and maintains complex front-ends with a focus on user experience.

  • Works directly with business partners to understand requirements and outline solutions.

  • Develops and maintains back-end systems.

  • Works with engineering team to innovate on and enhance their development practices and processes.

  • Supports live systems to ensure business continuity.

  • Creates and maintains DevOps processes, application, infrastructure, and utilizes cloud services (including database systems and models/schemas).

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • In lieu of degree, 6+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

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

    • Full Stack Academy, General Assembly or comparable programs may adequately supplement a non-CS Bachelor's Degree
    • 6+ years of relevant hands-on software development experience

    • Hands on experience with cloud platforms and technologies (Cloud Foundry preferred)

    • Exposure to containers and orchestration platforms (i.e. Kubernetes, OpenShift, etc..)

    • Experience working with automated build and continuous integration systems (Chef, Jenkins, Docker)

    • Industry experience in Financial Services or other regulated industries

    • Experience with framework and API design

    • 2+ years Agile scrum experience, preferably using the SAFe methodology

    • Java / J2EE, Spring, Spring boot, Spring cloud services, REST API programming

    • Strong hands-on experience using Test Driven Development methodology.

    • Have an understanding of messaging systems - Kafka, RabbitMQ and WMQ.

    • Experience with test Automation frameworks such as Cucumber or Gherkin.

    • Experience working with IDEs such as Eclipse, STS, IntelliJ

    • Knowledge of security and encryption mechanisms.

    • Passion for Learning

    • Strong Collaborator

    • Self-motivated


    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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    Jobs Rated Reports for Software Engineer

    Posted: 2019-08-31 Expires: 2019-10-31

    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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