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Senior Test Automation/DevOps Engineer

Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

At Discover Financial Services, you’ll find yourself in the company of some of the industry’s smartest and most reliable professionals. And at a company that rewards dedication, values innovation and supports growth.

Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity:

Job Description:

Discover are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and proactive individual who will be responsible for optimizing the development and testing process to establish faster development flow by systematically reducing cycle time and introducing built-in-quality.

In collaboration with our Development, Security, Testing, and Infrastructure groups, the Test Automation/DevOps Engineer will drive and deliver a fully automated development/test lifecycle focused on delivering a platform capable of end-to-end automation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build a best-in-class CI/CD and test automation suite and stay abreast of emerging technologies and testing approaches
  • Be a thought leader and develop the skillsets of scrum team in creation, reviews of test cases and test automation
  • Work with Scrum Teams to design and implement a Common CI/CD pipeline and test automation
  • Work with our infrastructure and security teams to design and implement fully automated development analysis of current manual deployment and testing processes to design automation scope and structure
  • Champion for acceptance test-driven development (ATDD), automated unit testing (AUT), and behavior-driven development (BDD)
  • Integration of automated test suites with the current build and deployment processes
  • Maintenance of test automation/deployment to accommodate changes in system design or architecture or environments
  • Assure quality with the help of automation test tools (Web/UI and APIs)
  • Maintain and Monitor the quality and effectiveness of CI/CD pipeline, automation and testing
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
  • Drive efficiency through regression/automation of UI/Web App and API interfaces with the right tools and framework
  • Team members are expected to support production and pager rotation, after hours or weekend work is expected occasionally, and we have a flexible schedule to support work-life balance
  • There is an expectation that this Chicago based person will need to visit Discover’s Riverwoods Headquarters1 to 2 of days a week for project related meetings.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Java, Spring, REST API, SOAP
  • Jenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Chef, Ansible
  • Horton Works, Spark, Storm, Kafka
  • Rabbit
  • PCF, Linux, Cloud Foundry
  • ReactJS, Drupal, Gulp, Node, JavaScript, WireMock, Nexus
  • Oracle, AWS/RDS
  • Cucumber
  • CI/CD Pipeline Automation using Jenkins
  • Variety of scripting languages
  • GitHub

Skills:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Computer Science or related field)
  • 2+ years hands-on working in information technology

Skills Desired:

  • Understand the concepts of Continuous Delivery, Test Driven development and Test Automation
  • Hands on experience working with Jenkins, Gradle, Nexus, Git, and SonarQube (at least two years)
  • At least 2 years of experience in API and SOA testing frameworks/tools – like REST Client, Soap UI, Client UFT
  • Knowledge of the Continuous Delivery pipelines work and have hands-on experience developing test automation, pipelines with shared libraries
  • Has a deep understanding of Git branching
  • Must have a working, hands-on knowledge of REST, REST security, and Open API
  • Knowledge of Java, Groovy, and Spring
  • Have a familiarity with JavaScript and Python libraries and development environment
  • Experience with both White Box and Black Box Testing
  • Have working knowledge of AWS ecosystem and Docker
  • Must have experience working with Linux/UNIX and write bash scripts.
  • Experience testing web pages built with Responsive Web Design (cross-browser, cross-platform, tablet and mobile device)
  • Understand the concepts of reactive programming
  • Excellent verbal communication and documentation skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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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 Financial Services

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 Financial Services Perks + Benefits

Discover Financial Services 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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