2019 Business Technology College Hire Program (Undergraduate) - Software Developer

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL4.0

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $96,000 a year
Discover Financial Services is a leading direct bank and electronic payment services company. Our direct bank issues the companys flagship credit card business and offers an array of banking products, such as private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts. Discover operates PULSE, one of the nations leading ATM/debit networks; Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.discover.com/careers.

About the Program

The Discover College Hire Program is an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects in a sought after work environment and culture. This program provides participants with:

Interesting project assignments
Real time and consistent feedback
A team of resources to assist with training and career development
Exposure to managers
Broad knowledge of cross-functional initiatives, experience and career contacts
Opportunities to interact with the executive leadership team through program events
As a values-oriented organization, Discovers goal is to hire the best and brightest candidates as full-time employees after graduating from their collegiate studies.

Business Technology Track:
The Business Technology College Hire track merges leading edge technologies with customer-focused business solutions. Positions are primarily based at our Chicagoland headquarters (Riverwoods, IL) with potential assignments at other US offices.

Business Technology College Hire Program Highlights:
Training on industry/organizational knowledge, technical and leadership skills
Placement aligned to desired areas and abilities
Challenging work assignments
Dedicated program managers, experienced managers and knowledgeable mentors
Interaction with other recent college hires through program events

As a Software Developer in Business Technology, you may:
Learn new technologies and promote the adoption of frameworks
Collaborate with teammates and business partners to understand how the team delivers value
Solve real-world problems and have fun developing code
Promote a risk-aware culture; ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes

Minimum Qualifications

Individuals who will have completed a Bachelors Program by June 2019
Working towards degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, Management Information Systems, Information Security, Networking and Telecommunications, or a related discipline
Other undergraduate classifications with relevant work experience and/or in a related field of study will be considered
Individuals who have 1 year or less of Technology experience in the workplace
A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on 4.0 grade point average scale
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
Desired Skills

Experience in at least one or more coding languages (Python, Java, C, C++, NodeJS, or similar object-oriented language)
Passion for learning
Exceptional interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
Demonstrated problem solving skills
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.