Principal Application Architect

Discover

Location: Riverwoods, Illinois

Job Type: Not Specified

Posted

Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

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

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.

Responsible for leading the charge to drive technology strategy and technical capabilities for an Application ecosystem. 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.

Responsibilities

  • Partners with Sr. Product Owner(s) to develop product vision and strategy and align product vision with technology strategy

  • Independently oversees the design process for an application

  • Coaches other architects to develop product quality strategy including nonfunctional requirements, such as reliability, availability, and security

  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of business processes and technical building blocks

  • Trains others in solution design patterns

  • Coaches internal technology communities and are actively engaged in understanding and researching modern technologies and patterns

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelors – Computer Science or related

  • 8+ Years – Software Development, Software Engineering, Technical Architecture or related

  • Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus architecture scale

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • AWS

  • Kubernetes

  • Openshift

External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.

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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.

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