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TITLE: Senior Software Developer
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Senior Software Developer in Riverwoods, IL to develop large scale customer facing applications. Design, develop and integrate systems for Discover's award-winning digital presence by using Agile development methodologies to support existing and new product features. Work closely with the Business utilizing agile methodology. Break down complex requirements into workable technical solutions. Assist in the evaluation of client area application software/systems requirements and processes including new features, enhancements or maintenance. Perform application software development, testing and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions. Complete technical design as needed. Ensure that design meets architecture standards and that the resulting system will be flexible, easily maintainable, high performing and integrates well with other related systems/components. Research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient and cost-effective solution for the systems design. Collaborate with other developers on code reviews and process enhancements. Complete unit and system testing prior to the start of any testing in PA region. Work with other internal IT teams to complete project activities, such as Infrastructure, Architecture and Database teams. Ensure that code reviews are performed and documented using the approved template. May provide direction and guidance to other systems analysts/developers. Analyze and identify technical areas of improvement within existing web applications. Ensure all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated. Ensure all projects have a detailed implementation and back-out plans, and are reviewed with all impacted parties in advance of scheduled releases. Continually look for and implements ways to stabilize and improve the performance of the production environment. Adhere to regulatory, PDP, Change Management, and Internet Department processes and standards, ensuring all projects are compliant. Ensure any volume and capacity considerations are communicated during the design phase or prior to committing to a Sprint. Document software and perform related duties as assigned or requested. Actively contribute to best practices to support a strong software architecture. Reduce occurrence of vulnerabilities through proper secure coding practices and having a "Security First" Mindset. Follow proper handling of sensitive data per security guidelines. Ensure any volume and capacity considerations are communicated during the design phase or prior to committing to a Sprint. Identify efficient and viable alternatives to resource intensive requirements. Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in job offered or related occupation: conducting analysis of business requirements and subsequently creating high-level technical design documents and detailed technical specifications in accordance with company architecture standards; developing application code using Java, WebSphere and Struts; conducting unit and system testing of application code as well as execution of implementation activities; identifying, documenting and estimating technical tasks for projects of varying sizes and levels of complexity; conducting analysis and identification of technical areas of improvement within existing web applications; working with other internal IT teams to complete project activities; using Java programming language, J2EE application standards, WebSphere or other J2EE application server, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Script Page language, HTML markup language, AJAX programming language, Unix (AIX) Operating System.
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