Principal Application Architect at Discover
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Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.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. Come join us in a fast-paced and rewarding position as an application architect in the Fraud Models domain within Discover which aims to prevent and detect fraudulent activity on customer accounts.
We are looking for an Application Architect to drive delivery in all aspects of software development. The person will act as a Product Owner for the Tech Enablement team. This will be a 50% development role who would oversee QA consistency across Value Stream
You will collaborate with business product owner, vendors and your peers to execute on a broad range of projects for the Fraud, Authorization & Authentication value stream from feature enhancements to designing and building complex technical solutions. You will use Java Spring and will be equipped with modern CI/CD developer tool kit (STS/IntelliJ, Cloud Development, Microservices, GitHub, Jenkins, and Nexus to name a few).This senior/consultant level technical role is a combination of architect / implementer / developer.
The ideal candidate has implemented or supported vendor products. Additionally, this person will be a key individual in ensuring high availability SLAs are met which can be in the form of the following activities: architectural design (specifically for product upgrades), support and maintenance, and software development.
Responsible for leading the charge to drive technology strategy and technical capabilities for an Application ecosystem. Leverage deep understanding of business processes and technical building blocks to design application architecture that balances business and customer needs with technical non-functional requirements for resiliency, security and efficiency. Partners with application engineers to ensure the application ecosystem is engineered according to architecture vision and continuously evolve the architecture and application to meet changing customer and business needs.
Partners with Sr. Product Owner(s) to develop product vision and strategy and align product vision with technology strategy
Independently oversees the design process for an application
Coaches other architects to develop product quality strategy including nonfunctional requirements, such as reliability, availability, and security
Demonstrates a deep understanding of business processes and technical building blocks
Trains others in solution design patterns
Coaches internal technology communities and are actively engaged in understanding and researching modern technologies and patterns
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or related
8+ Years – Software Development, Software Engineering, Technical Architecture or related
Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus architecture scale
It would be great if you have:
Bring in Industry and Enterprise ideas / technologies to action.
Experience developing/supporting/maintaining applications on a Linux/UNIX platform including advanced shell scripting
- Relevant hands-on experience with building highly scalable and reliable Java applications
- Experience with Java development and architecture on client facing application
- Familiarity with Event-Driven architecture (IBM MQ or similar)
- Build real-time applications using Core Java, J2EE, API, Spring boot, Microservices Kafka and Cloud Development
External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview
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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.