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.
The Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) at Discover is looking for a Sr. Manager, Portfolio Platform. In this role you will lead one or more Agile teams dedicated to pushing the limits of continuous improvement and innovation. If you are equally adept at managing and mentoring engineers, architecting and implementing cutting edge technology solutions, leading through change, and managing production operations, this role is for you.
Lead a focused Agile team to build, deliver and support software that enables enterprise Portfolio and Execution Management.
Role model Agile best practices and build best-in-class solutions to support the way teams work
Identify and deliver a functional, meaningful, intuitive and pleasurable User Experience focusing on the different persona needs within the organization
Utilize tools and programming languages like Java and Python and Cloud-based data warehousing services such as Snowflake and Redshift.
Leverage DevOps techniques and practices like CI/CD, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Chef, Ansible, Git, and Docker
Raise the bar and lead a team that delivers results that matter most to our company
Expertly balance delivery innovation with operational excellence in a data driven way.
Lead the industry’s best talent and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure we are developing the appropriate solutions based on the highest value business use cases
Be a force for technological and organizational change as we push to differentiate our company with Portfolio and Execution practices
Leads improvement projects for infrastructure products
Drives the adoption of platform capabilities to support business initiatives.
Manages the development of applications and hardware solutions. Determines proper technical solutions, customizes, tests, and deploys them.
Manages vendors, billing, software licenses, audits, and vendor management initiatives. Manages the budget for software and hardware.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or related field
8+ years of work experience in large enterprise systems engineering or related experience
In lieu of education experience, 15+ years of work experience in large enterprise systems engineering or related experience
2+ years managing Jira software and add-ons
5+ years Java and/or Python development experience
5+ years of Agile engineering experience
2+ years of experience with Cloud computing
2+ years of reporting/data analytics experience (ETL & BI Tools such as Tableau)
2+ years using other Agile software such as Rally / VersionOne
Master's Degree or PhD
Proven ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus
Proven ability to translate functional needs into technical solutions
Excellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues
Experience work in an Agile Scrum delivery framework
At least 3 years of experience using Jira
At least 2 years of experience working with cloud infrastructure
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