Lead Software Engineer 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
Are you passionate about next-gen technology? Do you get excited when you hear the word product delivery, digital or agile? If you have answered yes to above, you have come to the right place. Digital Payments Business Technology is building out new teams of highly skilled Engineers who will be working on one of Discovers exciting new Digital Platform experiences.
The Lead Software Engineer with Dev Ops Specialty will be a hands on engineer in a team. They can develop new software, but also has strong practical experience in implementing and driving DevSecOps concepts. They will act as a catalyst to ensuring a DevOpsSec mindset within their team by provided subject matter expertise and mentorship.
The Lead Engineer will develop and maintain full stack solutions to fit business needs. Full stack solutions require a focus on back-end (APIs), database and devops development. They work directly with business partners to understand business requirements. They will be able to work independently or with own team to innovate on and advocate for best practices within the team. They will also be able to collaborate to design complex solutions and lead them from inception to production within the agile team.
What You’ll Do
Develop and maintain full stack solutions to fit business needs ― full stack solutions require one or more of the following: back-end microservices and APIs, database and DevOps pipeline development.
Be a specialist in DevSecOps principles within the team and be able to bring the team together on the journey
Work directly with business partners to understand business requirements. Works in an autonomous team to develop, innovate and support cutting edge applications
Design complex solutions and lead them from inception to production within the Agile team.
How You’ll Do It
Develop and maintain back-end systems.
Develop and maintain automated test suites.
Work with key stakeholders to design complex solutions and lead from inception to production.
Create and maintain DevOps processes, application infrastructure, and utilize cloud services (including database systems and models).
Continuously improve the architecture, team, organization and organizational processes through metrics/data and analysis and innovation
Innovate on and advocate for best practices and improved team processes.
Mentor junior team members.
Support live systems to ensure business continuity.
Qualifications You’ll Need
Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field
Lead level experience as a Software Developer
Strong practical experience working with pipeline technologies such as Jenkins or GitHub Actions
Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
Strong experience working with containerized platforms such as OCP or similar including implementing CI/CD pipelines on the platform
Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
Bonus Points If You Have
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies including TDD and BDD
Experience with Cucumber and Selenium
Strong experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
Strong experience of developing multi-threaded and synchronization application
Build secure web applications with user authentication
Experience working in a paired programming environment
Experience using ReactJS or AngularJS
Full Stack Academy, General Assembly or comparable programs may adequately supplement a non-CS Bachelor’s degree
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.