Senior Network Security Product Owner

| 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.

 

Job Description 

 

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. Were 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.

This role can be based out of our Riverwoods, IL or downtown Chicago office.

As a Network Security Product Owner responsible for refining the product vision and the maturation of idea to initiative ensuring teams build the right products across multiple product teams. Responsible for framing, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by multiple product teams in order to ensure features and functionality of the products meet consumer needs and generate expected value/return on investment. Ensures pipelines (backlog) are full and prioritized. The Senior Product Owner plays a significant role in quality and is the only team member empowered to accept user stories as done. This role has significant relationships outside the local team, including working with the Product Manager and Product Architects to prepare features and user stories for continuous planning cycles. Mentors other Product Owners and provide direction on more complex features.

 

Responsible for refining the product vision and the maturation of idea to initiative ensuring teams build the right products across multiple product teams. Responsible for framing, prioritizing and evaluating the work generated by multiple product teams in order to ensure feature and functionality of the products meet consumer needs and generate expected value/return on investment. Ensures pipelines (backlog) are full and prioritized. The Senior Product Owner plays a significant role in quality and is the only team member empowered to accept user stories as done. This role has significant relationships outside the local team, including working with the Product Manager and Product architects to prepare features and user stories for continuous planning cycles. Mentors other Product Owners and provide direction on more complex features.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures that multiple teams are building the right products by developing features and user stories based on consumer needs, market research and enterprise direction. Ensures a well-stocked, groomed and prioritized product backlog to ensure that work focuses on those features and stories with maximum value and aligned to product strategy.
  • Ensures a high quality product by establishing acceptance criteria, definition of done and other quality controls as a part of the product development process. Works with the team to clarify features and user stories and is the only member of the team empowered to accept a feature as complete.
  • Partners with Product Leadership to provide input to Product vision/roadmap and initiative prioritization/delivery. Plans product releases and upgrades and negotiation of scheduling to meet consumer needs and Enterprise priorities.
  • Provides product team leadership on Agile & Delivery practices and provides feedback to Chapter leads on individual team member performance.
  • Responsible for defining and achieving team Objectives & Key Results (OKR) as well as management of product Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Product Owner, Product Manager, Technology Product or Team Leadership or related field

 

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • In lieu of degree, 8 years of expereience in Product Owner, Product Manager, Technology Product, or Team Leadership or related field.
  • Network Technology domain expertise which includes:
  • Networking concepts, protocols, firewalls, IPS/IDS, Proxies, Cloud security
  • Security aligned experience associated with network access controls and lateral movement detection and protection capabilities
  • Experience in continuous delivery using Agile delivery concepts and toolkits
  • Strong influence and negotiating skills, and the ability to overcome barriers and resistance to execute against strategic plan
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies in a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with compliance standards/programs (PCI, NIST)
  • SNMP, IBM IWS, IBM Netcool, CA-Workload AE, AppDynamics, ServiceNow, Moogsoft


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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.

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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.

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Culture
Volunteer in local community
Discover’s business is built on helping people, and we invest in the community (Blessing Backpacks, Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers/Sisters) to demonstrate our commitment to a brighter future.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
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
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Casual Dress
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When you enroll in the Commuter Benefits Program at WageWorks, you’ll save on taxes on mass-transit passes, parking and other eligible expenses.
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Parking
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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.
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