DevOps Engineer – Cloud Applications

| North Suburbs

Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

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:

DevOps Engineer – Cloud Applications

Job Description

The position of Engineer, Cloud Application Services, is responsible for working with Application Development teams to most effectively run and operate our enterprise applications on cloud platforms. This is a DevOps position for a technologist who is comfortable owning the responsibility for full-stack engineering and support for products primarily focused on In-Memory-Data-Grid capabilities, but also involved in multiple aspects of PaaS platforms and capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Full lifecycle management and accountability of products supporting the desired IMDG capabilities. Today this includes Pivotal Gemfire, but will evolve and extend to additional products as needed.
  • Product Strategy definition, articulation and communication. Product evangelist role across the enterprise to socialize capability, drive adoption and product evolution
  • Conduct research, support proof-of-concepts on new products that evolve the PaaS/cloud data capabilities
  • Contribute to user groups and gather best practices from peer groups
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in Computer Science or related field)
  • 5+ yrs working an in a technology environment (preferably infrastructure)
  • Experience supporting large, mission critical application deployments
  • Experience with application architectures, with a focus on Service Oriented Architecture / microservices-based implementations
  • Experience with an IMDG product, preferably Gemfire or Apache Geode
  • Experience with most facets of CI/CD, TDD and general infrastructure as code principles
  • Automation experience highly preferred – scripting, programming or CM tools such as Chef, Puppet or Anisible
  • Excellent leadership, organization and communication skills
  • Proven track record of mentoring junior team members, focusing on soft and technical skill development
  • Significant experience providing support to business-critical production environments, leading support calls, identifying and resolving issues quickly
  • Strong team player, self-motivated, requiring minimal direction, good work ethic, open to learning new technologies, forward and strategic thinking
  • Fluent with modern operating systems concepts, and network, storage, database and security domain

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AgileManagement
    • SafeManagement
    • LeanManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

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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