Full Job Description
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.
The Senior Principal DevOps Engineer is critical in creating and delivering immersive engineering training FOR engineers BY engineers as part of a newly formed Discover Technology Academy. Your thought leadership will directly influence the skill building and transformation of our engineering teams. Discover has a culture of continuous learning and you will play a key part in shaping and delivering that learning journey for our software engineering teams.
What You’ll Do:
As a Senior Principal Devops Engineer you will:
Work with a team of engineers integrated in the Discover Technology Academy to build transformation plans and conduct an immersive engineering learning experience through a dojo framework
Diagnose opportunities for automation and efficiency in the end to end product delivery cycle
Influence other engineers to embrace agile practices and transform the way they work
Be hands on by pairing with engineers to create and maintain DevOps relative to full stack solutions in one or more ways including: Multiple Back-end systems, DevOps processes and application infrastructure, leveraging cloud services (including database systems and models)
Plan how we build and integrate new systems by leveraging your holistic knowledge of the products in our ecosystem
Collaborate with our business partners to understand all business requirement
Innovate on best practices for our team and advocate for improved processes with our internal partners
Support live systems to ensure business continuity
Solve complex technical problems and explore new ways to bring value
Guide our team through implementing new solutions from inception to production
Mentor and inspire our team members by helping them to hone tech skills/expertise
Keep up-to-date with new technology trends and innovations
Frequently attend Industry Conferences and occasionally participate in panels to and lead “TED Talk” like forums
Leverage your network to bring the best of the best to our technology organization
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
10+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
In lieu of education, 12+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
Bonus Points If You Have:
Experience guiding, influencing and teaching engineers
Agile/Digital transformation experience
Strong knowledge of DevOps design patterns, processes, tools and best practice
A solid understanding of any of the following GitHub, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenShift (OCP), REST Services, Continuous Integration and deployment (CI/CD), Jenkins, Harness, Nexus, RabbitMQ, Kafka
Knowledge of infrastructure provisioning (Terraform/Ansible)
Experience with Java, Spring framework, APIs, and shell scripting languages
Proficient in monitoring, alerting, analyzing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems
Solid understanding of defining and executing high availability, disaster recovery, resiliency and chaos engineering testing
Expertise with automation, monitoring and log analysis tools to manage operations
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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.