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.
TITLE: Principal Software Developer
DUTIES: Discover Financial Services seeks Principal Software Developer in Chicago, IL to actively contribute to the department’s developer community to support technical initiatives and provide input into best practices. Maintain highly available systems. Ensure all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated. Enhances operating model by demonstrating a high-level of initiative, ability to work with all levels of management and within a scrum team as a senior technical leader and developer. Assist with the growth of others on the team within a challenging environment while promoting Discover Financial Services cultural behaviors and technical proficiencies based on our latest standards and strategies. Deliver technology solutions that support our business goals. Partner with management, architects, and product owners to understand requirements, evaluating the features to prepare applications specifications into workable technical solutions. Participate as a member of the overall business intelligence tool community of practice to support the use and optimization of Tableau, SAS, and BI environments. Coordinate with business teams to optimize their use of the platform. Contribute to the design of best use practices and end user training for the platform. Assist with vulnerability remediation and audit requests. Perform environment governance. Perform troubleshooting of complex issues and be able to serve as Tier 2/3 support. Implement analytical frameworks and consolidated dashboard views of advanced analytic applications. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Business Analytics or a related quantitative field and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in job offered or related position: utilizing platforms including Jira and Hadoop; utilizing ETL tools; and utilizing technologies including Tableau, SAS, SQL, and BI tools. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree and five (5) years of experience in the above fields.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website https://jobs.discover.com for Job ID R2114 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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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