Application Engineer (Full Stack)

Discover

Location: Riverwoods, Illinois

Job Type: Not Specified

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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, youll build and release 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.

In this specific role, you will be part of a product team responsible for the technical development in the Bank Collections department. Each product team is responsible for new business features as well as a strong focus on application modernization and building out the CI/CD pipeline for the Discover bank collections platform (E-ICE).

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to product team deliverables using Java/Javascript programming technology
  • Diagnose opportunities for automation and efficiency in the end to end product delivery cycle
  • Solve complex technical problems and explore new ways to bring value
  • Collaborate with our business partners to understand all business requirements
  • Analyze, design, program, test, and deploy new user stories and features with high quality (security, reliability, operations) to production
  • Tends to Associate Application Engineers by providing learning tasks as well as work related tasks, directs the work of Senior Associate Application Engineers, and helps them continue to grow
  • Achieves team commitments (and influence others to do the same) by using informal leadership & highly developed communication skills
  • Has an oversight on design decisions and guides team to achieve key results for products assigned to them
  • Remediates issues using engineering principles and creates proactive design solutions for potential failures
  • Contributes to and leads technology communities at Discover

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:

  • Cloud Technology – AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, OpenShift
  • Extreme automation mindset as it pertains to testing and build/deploy concepts
  • CI/CD Pipeline experience via Jenkins, Github Actions, Chef, Ansible, Nexus
  • Knowledge of the banking industry a plus

External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.

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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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