Full Job Description
With Discover, you’ll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world’s leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you’ll do meaningful work you’re passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.
Responsible for developing large scale, customer-facing applications. Designs, develops, and integrates systems for Discover's award-winning digital presence by using Agile development methodologies to support existing and new product features.
Come join us in a fast-paced and rewarding position as a developer in the Fraud Models domain within Discover which aims to prevent and detect fraudulent activity on customer accounts. Fraud prevention is one of the more critical applications within Discover.
Responsible for analyzing, modifying, and supporting application software. Ensures quality code is delivered through continuous integration, development, and testing. Performs technical design, coding with test automation, support, and documentation of software application modifications.
You will be successful at Discover if you can:
Break down a product vision into workable technical solutions to solve business problems
Build high quality software for large scale and highly available systems
Actively contribute to the department’s developer community to support our transformation journey
Provide strong technical and team leadership
Talk about your work with both technical and non-technical team members
Develop and maintain full stack solutions to fit business needs ― full stack solutions require one or more of the following: front-end (user interfaces), back-end (APIs), database and DevOps development.
Work directly with business partners to understand business requirements. Work independently or with own team to innovate and advocate for best practices within the team.
Design complex solutions and lead them from inception to production within the Agile team.
Delivers technology solutions that support business goals. Partners with the product owner to understand business requirements, evaluates features, and translates application specifications into workable technical solutions
Maintains application software and systems. Ensures all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated.
Oversees and reviews development activities of team members and contractors.
Supports technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or relevant field
6 years of Software Engineering or related experience
In lieu of degree, 8 years of Software Engineering or related experience
Relevant hands-on experience with building highly scalable and reliable Java applications
Experience with Java development on client facing application
Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
Strong experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; Artifactory
Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
Experience with relational databases such as MySQL or Postgres and understanding of columnar data stores such as Redshift or Snowflake
Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
Build secure web applications with user authentication
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
Strong technical understanding of data architecture, data quality and related technologies
Developing applications on Pivotal Cloud Foundry
Linux/Unix environment background including shell scripting
Java development experience
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.
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Annual Flu Shots
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Service Anniversary Awards
Annual Health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs