Application Engineer


Location: Springfield, Illinois

Job Type: Not Specified


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.

As a Full Stack Engineer, you will be an active contributor to assisting Discover’s modernization journey by building and releasing reliable software systems at scale. By partnering with enterprise-wide) teams, you’ll develop and maintain full stack solutions that fit our business needs. You’ll use your holistic view of all products (and their interactions) to design elegant solutions and strategize the future state of our larger technical ecosystem. By independently innovating and advocating for best practices, you’ll solve complex problems and guide the team on implementing solutions from inception to production.


    Completes most features and user stories including test cases and automation unattended

      Learns more complex software engineering practices such as domain driven design, test driven development, operations, and security

        Contributes to agile ceremonies, leads demos and presentations, helps new engineers learn established norms, and participates in technology communities

          Participates in system design decisions and learns how these decisions impact the product as a whole

            Learns to support production systems and understands how observed events and failures impact the product

              You will work in an extreme programming environment

                You will be conducting your own test driven and behavioral development

                Minimum Qualifications

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

                • Bachelors – Computer Science or related

                • 3+ Years – Information Technology, (Software) Engineering, or related

                • Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of competent on the Dreyfus engineering scale

                Preferred Qualifications

                Bonus Points If You Have:

                  Experience moving from legacy to a cloud environment using AWS

                    Performance testing experience using Gatling and testing framework Cucumber

                      Hands on experience with KAFKA, Postgres, OpenShift and Microservices API is highly preferred

                        The chosen candidate should have sharp communication skills and strong problem-solving skills

                        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.

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