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.
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.
Continuously evolve our long-term Operational Excellence (OPEX) visual analytics initiative for Enterprise Technology. Create simple but influential data visualizations from complex and multiple types of data sources that deliver business and operational values. Drive adoption at the senior and executive levels in your ability to convey a meaningful data-story by translating raw-data into actionable insights leading to profitable outcomes. Constantly track utilization to identify improvement opportunities.
As a Lead BI Developer, you will consult with stakeholders to gather key metrics and other business/operational requirements, work productively and effectively with data owners and stewards towards ensuring optimum data sources, build and implement high-value enterprise data visualizations, present to leadership, track utilization and adoption and continually look for improvement opportunities.
Render unambiguous, current, complete and accurate data from disparate systems and technologies to enable profitable, risk appropriate business decisions from domain owners
Create and manage agile demand management process in Agile sprints to deliver enhancements to departmental and enterprise wide dashboards
Specialize in assimilating data dimensions to enable business decisions correlating both business processes and data flow.
Expert in ‘stitching’ data sources from disparate sources towards a re-usable visual-data-layer
Design and implement performance tuned dashboards to ensure they provide the best user experience possible and minimize load on the server
Work closely with business partners to help in the design of solutions throughout the company
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.
technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
6+ years of work experience in Software Engineering or related experience
In lieu of education experience, 8+ years of work experience in Software Engineering or related experience
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
4+ years of experience in IT, Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Metadata Management
2+ years of experience with Tableau including familiarity with latest Tableau features and options
2+ years of experience with ETL
Familiarity with Snowflake/Teradata and working knowledge of Java/Python
Graphical Design background
A unique blend of technical prowess and passion for data
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 in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
Strong experience of developing multi-threaded and synchronization application
Build secure web applications with user authentication
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
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