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Senior Manager Agile Program Management

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Employer Provided Salary: 103,000-174,200 Annually
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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:
As a Senior Manager Agile Program Management, you will leverage your deep understanding of agile principles and modern software product development process to shape how we work, learn, and innovate. You leverage your Agile management skillset to continuously evolve product development process to reduce waste and improve efficiency. You will also help build strong teams and shape our culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement. Develops and coaches teams to be able to identify, manage, and escalate risk, and effectively manages risk within the teams you oversee.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Builds a strong team of Agile Program Managers who take accountability to streamline product delivery process, efficiently manage large and complex products launches across multiple business lines.
  • Optimizes the flow of work across multiple Value Streams to reduce toil.
  • Leverages data and metrics to derive insights and continuously identify improvement opportunities. Drives these improvement opportunities to fruition.
  • Be the champion of Agile Software Product development processes across multiple value streams; mentors and coaches other Agile Program Managers.
  • Leads the charge on building community, foster inter-team collaboration and the culture of continuous learning and continuous improvement across multiple value streams.
  • Contributes to the greater Discover community on improving our way of working and help building long-lasting culture changes.
  • Collaborate with Discover Technology Academy to create, contribute and teach through immersive learning experiences that support delivery of products, services, solutions and capabilities.
  • Play a key role in federating Discover Tech Academy Dojo Factory capabilities.


  • Bachelors Information Technology or Business
  • 8+ years Agile or related experience

Bonus Point If You Have

  • Master's Degree in Information Technology or Business
  • 10+ years in Agile or related experience
  • Strong Jira experience
  • Intermediate or Advanced experience with Tableau
  • Strong Jira Align experience.
  • Expert in Scrum framework with advanced experience in scaling frameworks (ex: SAFe).
  • Strong analytics experience synthesizing data into compelling messages for change to Product and Engineering stakeholders.
  • Expertise in creating software delivery plans: breaking down larger concepts into consumable work and working with engineering to size and sequence work for delivery.
  • Experience building continuous improvement roadmaps for area(s) supported.
  • Knowledge of Software Capitalization and R&E Tax Credit laws and how to apply them to building software.
  • Understands need for architectural runway in software development and proactively seeks ways to optimize work flowing through the system.
  • Strong experience engaging and partnering with a PMO governance body.
  • Ability to roll up sleeves and dig deep into the work; have intimate knowledge of- delivery in area supported.
  • Expert in identifying dependencies and risks between epics/features and knowing how to effectively document them and drive them to conclusion.
  • Excellent communication with ability to effectively influence partners and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with release management processes.
  • Constantly keeps (regulatory) compliance top of mind in everything you do.
  • Understands DevOps mindset and seeks ways to improve the CICD delivery pipeline.

Application Deadline:
The application window for this position is anticipated to close on May-12-2024. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The posting may be available past this date, but it is not guaranteed.
The base pay for this position generally ranges between $103,000.00 to $174,200.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.
We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account
  • STD, Life, LTD and AD&D
  • Recognition Program
  • Education Assistance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Family Support Programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.
Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights & Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision)
Discover complies with federal, state, and local laws applicable to qualified individuals with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search for a position, to complete an application, and/or to participate in an interview, please email [email protected] . Any information you provide regarding your accommodation needs will be kept confidential and will only be used to determine and provide necessary accommodation.

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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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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
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
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 insurance
Discover offers two dental plan options — Standard and Premier — both are administered by MetLife.
Vision insurance
Discover offers two vision plan options — Standard and Premier through VSP.
Health insurance
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.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
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
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Discover helps eligible employees and their families with the costs of adoption by reimbursing certain expenses.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
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
Office Perks
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-sponsored outings
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Onsite gym
Discover has fitness centers and Weight Watchers® programs at all five major locations.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Discover provides tuition reimbursement and a full-ride bachelor's degree program for select online degree programs.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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