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Manager Quality Engineering

| North Suburbs

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 which 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.

In collaboration with our Development, Testing, Architecture and Infrastructure groups, the successful candidate will drive and deliver automated software delivery practices targeting fully automated delivery from development to production.

As part of this role you will be the go-to person for all aspects of continuous delivery practices in Discover’s Digital Wallets. This is an opportunity to play a key part in the future direction of software delivery at Discover.

The person is responsible for coordinating the testing efforts of one or more large projects. Assists in the establishment of standards and processes that Test Leads should follow to manage their areas of responsibilities. Drives product quality and promotes practices to improve productivity and enable quality at the team level.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading at eam of DevOps Engineers working directly with Development teams and Infrastructure teams.
  • Working with Scrum Teams to design and implement CI/CD pipelines.
  • Working with infrastructure teams to design and implement fully automated environments.
  • Driving the migration from physical/virtual servers to a cloud based environment.
  • Developing and implementing standard automation patterns based on industry best practice.
  • Designing and developing shared libraries to standardise and facilitate continuous delivery implementation.
  • Maintaining and Monitoring CI/CD pipelines.
  • Providing automated solutions for monitoring and dashboarding.
  • Assists in the provision of solutions for problem prevention through regular analysis of metrics to identify and assist in the implementation of improvements to defined processes and procedures.
  • Manages quality/test challenges at the team level, providing guidance, training, technical support, and where necessary, mentoring individuals.
  • Attends weekly team meetings of projects/programs and provides input from the testers’ perspective.
  • Drives for quality, ensures quality is built in from the start via establishing acceptance criteria, defines quality gates, stays abreast of new and emerging technologies, and works with Senior Management to define and maintain a strategy.
  • Provides leadership support to the testing team, ensuring team cohesion through regular team meetings, 1:1s, the dissemination of pertinent information, and assists in the forecasting of staffing required to support future workload.

Our Tech Stack:

DevOps: Jenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Chef, Ansible, Terraform

Languages: Java, AngularJS, React, Node.js, Python, shell script

Hadoop: Horton Works, Spark, Storm, EMR, Hbase

Queueing: RabbitMQ, Kafka, Kinesis

IaaS/PaaS: PCF, OpenShift, VMware

Data Storage: Oracle, MariaDB, MySQL, Gemfire, Hbase, MongoDB

Test Frameworks: Cucumber, Selenium, Protractor, WireMock

Cloud: AWS, EC2, S3, EMR, ELB, ECS, Lambda, nginx

Middleware: Tomcat, Websphere, Autosys

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Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Associate’s Degree in Information Technology, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in software testing, Agile, or related field
  • ISTQB Foundation

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in software testing, Agile, or related field
  • ISTQB Advanced Test Manager
  • Software development background (programming, testing, software engineering)
  • Experience of managing a team of engineers
  • Experience of modern Linux-based platforms, VMs and Cloud environments
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience of working in an Agile team (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Experience of working with Agile tooling (Jira, Rally)
  • Experience of implementing CI/CD pipelines in e.g. Jenkins DSL, GitLab CI
  • Experience of a configuration management tool e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform
  • Experience of using a cloud platform e.g. Cloud Foundry, PCF, Kubernetes, Docker
  • A modern programming language e.g. Python, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Go
  • Exposure to a Git repo manager e.g. GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket
  • Exposure to AWS (EC2/S3/EMR/ELB/EBS/ECS/RDS/Lambda)

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.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply today!

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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

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
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