Senior Data Engineer, Emerging Technologies Elasticsearch

| North Suburbs

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At Discover Financial Services, you’ll find yourself in the company of some of the industry’s smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity:

Senior Data Engineer, Emerging Technologies Elasticsearch

Job Description

As Discovers Business Technology organization continues to innovate with new open source technologies, a new opportunity has been opened on the Emerging Technologies team in the Enterprise Architecture group.

*** The position will initially be based in our Riverwoods, Illinois Headquarter. However it is possible that the position will be re-located to our downtown Chicago office. As it stands, the team is working 3 to 4 days per week in the downtown office. ***

This position will join a team focused on innovative data engineering solutions. The initial focus for this role will be to deliver a centralized logging data lake solution, working closely with our partner teams to ensure they are successful in on-boarding. As a Sr. Associate, you will be responsible for implementation of solution as well as ongoing operational support.

There will be opportunities to promote Discover and its innovative solutions (i.e., Developer API) that this team will be involved in driving forward, so we expect this individual to be comfortable in these outreach responsibilities.

Other Responsibilities:

* Support of the Centralized Logging Service (CLS) and assistance in the design and implementation of the solution, based on Elasticsearch, Logstash, Filebeats, Kafka and Nifi services.
* Maintain a high level of competency in big data solutions and aligned technologies. i.e. ElasticSearch, Kibana, Logstash, and the Hadoop ecosystem.
* Develop self-service capabilities by which applications will board the service.
* Take an agile pro-active approach that delivers improvements to the organization in a timely basis.
* Identifying opportunities to innovate on top of the CLS data, which promote skills in Data Analytics.
* Delivering new capabilities with new technologies (i.e., machine learning) that deliver additional value.
* Develop data science expertise.
* Provide technical leadership to application developers and other internal stakeholders regarding all aspects of Centralized Logging Solution.
* Perform strategic planning, upgrades, maintenance and support.
* Actively contribute to and drive creation of artifacts for CLS Architectures, Design Considerations and Best Practices.
* Maintain working knowledge of alternative Log Analytic solutions (i.e. Splunk, Elastic Filebeats/Logstash and Apache Metron), as well as cloud-based offerings.
* Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

Skills

* Bachelors Degree
* 2+ years of hands on experience with ElasticSearch and Kibana.
* 1+ years of hands on experience with Kafka.
* Experience supporting a product or service provided to a development community.
* Experience in a support based operations capacity, middleware or web is preferred.

* BIG Data experience preferred. Chef experience beneficial.
* Exposure to: Apache NiFi, Hadoop (Hortonworks preferred), Kafka, Java (experience supporting, with tuning and stability experience preferred).
* Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be beneficial.

About Us
Since Discover launched in 1986, we’ve made a business of redefining the credit card industry for the better. We were first to have no annual fee, first to offer cash rewards, first to provide 24/7 customer service, and we rank #1 in customer loyalty. As a Fortune 500 company, we strive to provide our employees with an environment where they can contribute in a way that’s different from other large institutions. If you’re looking for a place to make a difference and let your voice shine through, we’d love to meet you.

Apply today at discover.com/careers.
Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.

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Technology we use

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Location

We also have a downtown Chicago which is known as the“The 606”, which is a flexible contemporary work space for employees.
2500 Lake Cook Road, Riverwoods, IL 60015

What are Discover Financial Services Perks + Benefits

Discover Financial Services Benefits Overview

Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — We support you with the same dedication we bring to all of our customers.Our comprehensive benefits package features first-class insurance, financial planning support and excellent perks designed to help you reach your goals and live a rich, healthy life.

Check out more of our amazing employee benefits at mydiscoverbenefits.com

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can open a separate Health Care FSA (HCFSA) and contribute up to $2,650 tax-free from your paycheck to reimburse yourself for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.
Disability Insurance
Employees receive Short-Term Disability Insurance at no cost.
Dental Benefits
Discover offers two dental plan options — Standard and Premier — both are administered by MetLife.
Vision Benefits
Discover offers two vision plan options — Standard and Premier through VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
Discover offers a variety of medical plans for you and eligible family members, so that you can choose the benefit plan that suits your needs.
Life Insurance
As a Discover employee, you receive Basic Life Insurance of one times your HWEE (up to $500,000) at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Purchase medical coverage at a discounted rate for your beloved family pet. The more pets you insure, the greater the discount.
Wellness Programs
Help balance your work and personal life with a wide variety of free and discounted resource and referral services including family and relationship counseling and financial guidance.
Onsite Gym
Discover has fitness centers and Weight Watchers® programs at all five major locations.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
You may elect to contribute 1% to 30% of your eligible base salary, commissions and bonus on a pre-tax basis, up to IRS limits every year.
401(K) Matching
Discover matches up to 6% of the pre-tax contributions you make to the 401(k) Plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The ESPP provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase shares of Discover common stock through payroll deductions at a 5% discount.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Discover helps eligible employees and their families with the costs of adoption by reimbursing certain expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Discover has a Paid Time Off of 4 to 5 Weeks of paid time per year.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Discover provides 7 paid holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
When you enroll in the Commuter Benefits Program at WageWorks, you’ll save on taxes on mass-transit passes, parking and other eligible expenses.
Company Outings
Game Room
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Discover provides tuition reimbursement and a full-ride bachelor's degree program for select online degree programs.
Diversity Program
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