Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack at Discover
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.
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.
The Software Engineer develops and maintains full stack solutions to fit business needs. Full stack solutions require on or more of the following: front-end (user interfaces), back-end (APIs), database and DevOps development. Works directly with business partners to understand business requirements. Independently innovates on and advocates for best practices within the team, and collaborates on them across the enterprise. Carries a holistic view of all products and their interactions to design complex solutions and plan for how new projects will fit into the larger ecosystem. Solves complex technical problems. Guides team in implementation of solutions from inception to production.
Additionally this person will bear responsibilities similar to that of a Site Reliability Engineer. For example this person will handle responsibilites for operational stability and performance of one or more critical business services used by Discover customer and employees. They will define and drive the adoption of a best in class monitoring framework to accomplish end to end application or service monitoring and noiseless alerting end application or service monitoring and noiseless alerting with proper telemetry
Develops and maintains complex front-ends with a focus on user experience.
Develops and maintains backend systems.
Uses holistic knowledge of all products in and adjacent to the team’s ecosystem to plan how new systems will be built and integrated; finds new ways to bring value to the company through the use of technology.
Innovates on and advocates for best practices and improved processes within the team and with internal partners; stays up to date with technology trends and innovates; mentors team members.
Creates and maintains DevOps processes, application infrastructure and utilizes cloud services (including database systems and models).
Supports live systems to ensure business continuity.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
10+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
In lieu of education, 12+ years of experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Fullstack Academy, General Assembly or comparable programs may adequately a non-CS Bachelor’s Degree
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.