Senior Principal Engineer - Full Stack (React) at Discover (Chicago, IL or Remote)
Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description
WHO WE ARE
Discover. A Brighter Future.
We’re dedicated to helping people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more for a brighter financial future. Together, we get things done the right way by focusing on transparency— and help millions of customers in the process. From our internal systems, to the latest digital banking and payment tools, we’re revolutionizing the fintech industry.
Our technology organization is composed of Agile-focused, small yet high-performing engineering teams. These teams leverage cutting-edge tech and embrace automation. Discover technologists empower each other to grow while fostering an environment of belonging. Our inclusive culture sets us apart and inspires teams to strive for a true, industry-leading transformation. At Discover our technologists step in the door and immediately have the opportunity to be impactful, not only to our organization but also to the customers and communities that we support.
The Senior Principal Software Engineer drives the performance of our engineering teams. Their thought leadership enables fellow technologists to take flight. As an ever-evolving organization, we are reliant on these individuals to seize the newest technologies and determine the path forward. At Discover we play to win, and in this role you lead us to victory.
What You’ll Do:
As a Senior Principal Software Engineer, you will:
Create and maintain full stack solutions in one or more ways:
Complex front-ends (user interfaces), with a focus on user experience
Multiple Back-end systems
DevOps processes and application infrastructure, while leveraging cloud services (including database systems and models)
Plan how we build and integrate new systems by leveraging your holistic knowledge of the products in our ecosystem
Collaborate with our business partners to understand all business requirements
Innovate on best practices for our team and advocate for improved processes with our internal partners
Support live systems to ensure business continuity
Solve complex technical problems and explore new ways to bring value
Guide our team through implementing new solutions from inception to production
Mentor and inspire our team members by helping them to hone tech skills/expertise
Keep up-to-date with new technology trends and innovations
Frequently attend Industry Conferences and occasionally participate in panels to and lead “TED Talk” like forums
Leverage your network to bring the best of the best to our technology organization
Qualifications You’ll Need
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
Bonus Points If You Have:
Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
Strong experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; Artifactory
Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
Strong experience of developing multi-threaded and synchronization application
Build secure web applications with user authentication
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
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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.