Expert Application Architect at Discover
Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
Responsible for leading the charge to drive technology strategy and technical capabilities for an Application ecosystem associated with the Discover Corporate Services Technology unit. Leverage deep understanding of business processes and technical building blocks to design application architecture that balances business and customer needs with technical non-functional requirements for resiliency, security and efficiency. Partners with application engineers to ensure the application ecosystem is engineered according to architecture vision and continuously evolve the architecture and application to meet changing customer and business needs.
Independently oversees the design process for an application and innovate unique solution patterns for that application
Demonstrates a deep understanding of business processes and technical building blocks to help develop product vision and strategy with Product Owners
Trains others in and out of your department in solution design patterns
Actively researches innovative solutions and ways to build business capabilities
Design and develop solutions to application, system administration, and network issues.
Perform systems management and integration functions.
Contribute to defining the continued Finance Modernization efforts across Finance systems
Create system documentation and identify areas for simplification, cost reduction, reduced support, and increased business capabilities.
Partner with Product Teams
Communicate with staff and clients to understand specific system requirements.
Verify the stability, interoperability, portability, security, and scalability of system architecture.
Advise on project costs, design concepts, and design changes.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or related
10+ Years - Software Development, Software Engineering, Technical Architecture or related
Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of expert on the Dreyfus architecture scale
Bonus Points If You Have:
Experience related to finance systems architecture and design.
Application architectural experience related to SaaS solutions.
External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.