27 days old

Sr Principal CI/CD Platform Architect - P208108

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 technical architect is accountable for proactively and holistically leading or supporting EA activities that guide the direction and development for technological responses to disruptive forces, and driving targeted business outcomes. Technologies may include application architectures, data center, infrastructure, cloud, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.


  • Understands practical application of existing and emerging technologies, lays out an execution roadmap, operating models, and financial and organizational impacts.
  • A strong understanding of enterprise scale automated software development using Discover CI/CD tools. The individual should be hands-on technical DevOps expert and have past experience working as an Application Developer and an Architect
  • Experience architecting CI/CD Practices in an On Premise & Cloud environments, build infrastructure as code using terraform and containers, as well as, build CI/CD pipelines.
  • Works with EA and domain peers to analyze enterprise business context (business strategy and external trends) to derive technology architecture's future state. This includes defining key requirements, principles, and architecture models that guide technology decisions for the enterprise. Drives consensus on strategy and approaches through all levels in the organization.
  • Oversee CI/CD Platform and Release Engineering implementation approach to derive earliest and highest value for the organization through implementation of new capabilities.
  • Experience deploying code to Traditional Platforms like Webpshere, Tomcat and JBoss and modern platforms like AWS and Open Shift.
  • Oversees technology implementation approach to derive earliest and highest value for the organization through implementation of new capabilities.
  • Coaches, mentors, and collaborates with technical SMEs and peers to develop technology architecture that enables and drives new capabilities.
  • Understand, advocate, and augment the business and IT strategies
The Tech:
  • Linux
  • Github Enterprise
  • Jenkins
  • Chef/Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Docker
  • Sonarqube
  • Sonatype Nexus


Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Software Development, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Lead/Architect role within 2 different technology domain areas

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Kubernetes
  • Open Shift Platform (OCP)
  • Exposure to Software Composition Analysis

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: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-11-09

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