Infrastructure Environment Manager

| North Suburbs | Remote

Discover. A brighter future.

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.

Job Description 

 

Seeking an Environment Infrastructure Manager to lead the infrastructure integrated test environments within Discover Financial Services - Business Technology. As a member of Enterprise Software Quality Management (ESQM) practice, the manager will be leading the infrastructure environment team to support the release of innovative products with quality distinction for Discover customers.
Manager will designs and develops solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions. Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions. Lead technical efforts and liaise with the vendor to support, integrate, and maintain test automation tools. Responsible for technical QA delivery platform of new capabilities to support continuous integration or continuous delivery in support of applications integrating with Jenkins. Work with other internal information technology teams to complete project activities, such as Infrastructure, Architecture and Database teams and serve as the technical project lead for internal projects, overseeing and reviewing the activities. Act as technical resource and participate in the change management review and problem incident report discussions. Implement capacity management as business practice for release environment management team working with other middleware and infrastructure teams.
 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the infrastructure changes within the ESQM test environments
  • Plan and implement project code deployments and Infrastructure updates to Test environments.
  • Performs root cause analysis and problem solving involving various infrastructure, such as databases, middleware platforms, and vendor applications across test environments.
  • Analyzes existing procedures. Develops recommendations for improvements and strives to automate manual processes for existing tools and operations.
  • Provides support for users of test environment (development and Infrastructure teams) for a particular applications/platform.
  • Collaborates with Test Automation, CICD teams to improve automation capabilities.
  • Perform root-cause analysis of defects to identify and implement solutions and process improvements.
  • Ensure our test environments are Security Compliant.
  • Drive zero defect quality and provide details on quality issues, trends and preventive actions.
  • Requires the ability to lead work groups formed by several disparate teams.
  • Work closely with multiple teams in an agile environment and provide mentorship to other team members when needed.
  • Display an entrepreneurial mind set and seek practical ‘out of box’ solutions

    Our Tech Stack:
    Jenkins Enterprise, GitHub, Nexus, Gradle, Ansible, Chef & Sonar
    Java, J2EE, React JS, React Native
    AWS, Google Cloud Platform, MS Azure
    Selenium, Appium, Cucumber, Wire Mock, JMeter
    Finacle(package), Oracle, Mainframe Apps, DB2, Teradata, Abinitio
    AWS - Snowflake, Maria DB, Microservices, SQL Server, .Net.
    Runtime platforms (Pivotal Cloud Foundry, WebSphere, DataPower, OCP, Linux, VMware)
     

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in Application Development
  • 2+ years of experience in supervising
  • Experience with technology eco-system that supports end-to-end micro service architecture, such as, APIs, message queue, container, service registry/discovery etc.
  • Experience with browser or client side monitoring/analysis tools (e.g. Gomez, Firebug, Web page test)
  • Exposure to applications developed on AWS, OCP, Google Cloud, PCF or similar platforms
  • Ability to read and analyze application logs, GC logs, thread dumps, head dumps etc. Experience in JVM and SQL queries performance tuning
  • Ability to identify system bottlenecks and resource leaks with strong troubleshooting, problem solving & reasoning skills
  • Experience working in agile/iterative development methodology. SAFe experience is preferred
  • Experience on mainframe code (COBOL), JCL , DB2, CICS, VSAM, MQ, QMF, CLIST, Endevor, Smartis, and OPC Scheduler.
  • Experienced with Service Virtualization using open source or commercial tools
  • Exposure to technologies Micro Services, Cloud Native development, Cloud powered data analytics
  • Working knowledge of REST, RPC service patterns and web sockets and other client/server interaction models is a plus
  • Experience working on multiple product delivery cycles simultaneously
  • Solid understanding of the Dev Ops landscape and it’s varying implementations through on-premise and cloud
  • Detail oriented communication and documentation skills
  • Agile, Scrum Master
  • Ability to collaborate with application, technical and value stream architects and software development engineers to ensure design for quality practices and tooling are formulated and adhered
  • Ability to collaborate with VP/Director for managing quality deliverables and outcomes
    Strong programming skills, primarily in Java. Experience in multiple programming language is preferred
  • Knowledge of ITIL standards and best practices

 

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.

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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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