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Senior DevOps Engineer

| 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 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.

Discover is looking for a talented, enthusiastic and proactive DevOps Engineer who will assist in optimising the development process to enable faster development flow by systematically reducing development cycle time and increasing built-in quality.

In collaboration with our Development, Testing, Architecture and Infrastructure groups, the successful candidate will deliver automated software delivery practices focusing on full automation between the development and production environments.

This is a rare opportunity to join a team which is growing in both size and influence in Discover, and be part of the group which defines future direction for software delivery.

The person is responsible for the delivery of automated software delivery practices focusing on full automation between the development and production environments. Collaborates with Development, Testing, Architecture, and Infrastructure groups to ensure consistency across the enterprise.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Scrum Teams to implement CI/CD pipelines.
  • Develop and maintain Jenkins shared library code to provide CI/CD functionality.
  • Work with infrastructure teams to implement fully automated environments.
  • Implement standard automation patterns based on industry best practice.
  • Provide day to day DevOps support to the Scrum and infrastructure teams.
  • Maintain and Monitor CI/CD pipelines.
  • Leads, guides and and participates in the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the scenarios, procedures and QE suites. Ensures content and structure of all QE documents / artifacts are documented and maintained.
  • Liases with Development and Testers for iterations, testing and deployment activities. Assist in the preparation of System, Integration and User Acceptance Tests.
  • Ensures proper configuration management of the QE artifacts produced and traceability of the tests to the requirements.
  • Recognizes when test automation is appropriate and, if it is, they plan the effort. As test execution approaches, ensure the test environment is ready before test execution and managed during test execution.
  • Schedules the tests for execution and monitor, measure, control and report on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions.
  • Assists in the preparation of agendas for meetings, for example: Weekly team meeting etc. Frequently status check meetings with the team, communication by means of chat / emails etc.
  • Reports upon quality engineering activities, including results, coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines, etc. Attends the regular QE team meetings.
  • Plans, monitors, controls and executions of the quality engineering activities and tasks. Provides input into the estimation of effort. Prepares the software plan.
  • Assists in the analysis of requirements during the requirements analysis phase of projects. Keeps track of the requirements from the project and manages Change of Scope (COS).
  • Identify the hardware and software requirement for the quality engineering setup. Escalates the issues about project requirements (Software, Hardware, Resources) to Project Manager / Quality Manager.
  • Adheres to all processes and procedures for quality engineering as per established standards defined by the organization.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Jenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Chef, Ansible
  • Horton Works, Spark, Storm
  • RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • PCF, OpenShift, Kubernetes
  • RHEL
  • AngularJS
  • Oracle, MariaDB, Gemfire
  • Cucumber, Selenium, Protractor, WireMock
  • AWS (EC2, S3, EMR, ELB, Kinesis, nginx)
  • Tomcat, Websphere
  • Autosys

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Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in Software Engineering, DevOps, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Linux
  • Shell scripting
  • Jenkins
  • Git
  • One of: Java, Python, Groovy or another modern programming language
  • Knowledge of SDLC
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Jenkins DSL
  • Ansible
  • Chef
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Liquibase
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • SonarQube
  • Experience of automated testing

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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