Senior Data Solution Architect at Discover

| North Suburbs
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Job Description

 

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.

We are looking for an experienced, Senior Data Solution Architect who is passionate about data and has a successful track records of aligning business goals and system strategies with roadmaps, decomposing complex problems, navigating conflicts and architecting solutions through collaborating with cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate needs to demonstrate both breadth and depth across multiple disciplines including Big Data landscape and Cloud-based solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders including product and data scientist partners to understand business needs. Design and enhance advanced analytics solutions supporting strategic business priorities
  • Identify and communicates technical options, concerns and trade-offs to business leaders. Determine the best design given use cases and constraints
  • Design and implement architecture to support advanced analytics solutions and enrich data in the platform
  • Partner with business, governance, and Infrastructure teams to establish data pipeline standards and processes and best practices guidelines to ensure quality and consistency of data in the platform
  • Develop a complete understanding of data flows related to the analytics platform. Identify potential issues and improvement opportunities, and continuously evolve data pipeline design
  • Creates design- and system-impact documents. Oversees and consults with project teams. Ensures system strategies are understood and are being adhered to.
  • Bring a passion to stay on top of tech trends, experiment with and learn new technologies, champion innovation and proof-of-concept data projects.
  • Participate in technology communities, act as an internal mentor to users of these platforms and spearhead new data technologies / practices adoption within organization

 

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business, or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in Technical or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 10+ years of experience in Technical or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • Hands-on experience building prototypes and solutions using modern Data-analytic tools, open source components
  • Proficiency with Cloud technologies and concepts, Real-time analytics, and Streaming data platform  2+ years’ experience working with AWS technologies or other cloud providers
  • 2+ years’ experience in Financial services
  • Analytics experience
  • Building data-analytic solutions leveraging technologies including MPP Data Platforms, Spark, NIFI, Kafka, Python, R
  • Experience with cloud migration, Next-Gen data analytics technology solutions
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning algorithms 

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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.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Neo4jLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Amazon Web ServicesFrameworks
    • AnsibleFrameworks
    • AWS PortfolioFrameworks
    • BlockchainFrameworks
    • ChefFrameworks
    • CloudFoundryFrameworks
    • DockerFrameworks
    • Google Cloud PlatformFrameworks
    • KubernetesFrameworks
    • Lambda ArchitectureFrameworks
    • OpenAPIFrameworks
    • OpenShiftFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • ServerlessDatabases
    • TerraformDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SparkAnalytics
    • H20Analytics
    • Machine Learning Analytics
    • Natural Language Processing Analytics
    • Programmable BotsAnalytics
    • AgileManagement
    • SafeManagement
    • LeanManagement
    • Continuous Delivery Management
    • DevSecOpsManagement
    • Reactive ProgrammingManagement
    • Site Reliability EngineeringManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our headquarters is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and we also have a downtown Chicago office which is known as the“The 606”.

An Insider's view of Discover

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The cool thing about working at Discover is the wonderful collaborative environment we have and all the smart, talented and fun people we work with every day to continuously work on innovations.

Hiba

AWS Cloud Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

I enjoy working at Discover because I get to work with and collaborate with talented people who are passionate about what they do, and together we get to help others. We work constructively and cross-functionally to provide the best and newest products for our users and provide exceptional support for our customers!

Mandy

Project Manager, Advanced Analytics Platform

How does the company support your career growth?

There are two reasons I enjoy working at Discover. First, I enjoy the challenging and meaningful work. Second, my career path at Discover is mine to shape. My managers have supported me when I wanted to learn more and move within the company.

George

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

My vision of the company is that we create rewarding experiences in lives of our customers every day through analytics.

Kumar

SVP, CDO Advanced Analytics Platforms

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love working at Discover because of how the company invests in its people and innovation. The environment is encouraging and the smart people around you makes it an amazing experience every day!

Brent

Director, Digital Analytics

What are Discover Perks + Benefits

Discover 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

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Discover’s business is built on helping people, and we invest in the community (Blessing Backpacks, Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers/Sisters) to demonstrate our commitment to a brighter future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
Child Care 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.
Paid Sick Days
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
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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