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Expert Infrastructure Engineer (DevOps)

Riverwoods, IL Discover

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

The Expert Infrastructure Engineer (DevOps) is critical in creating and delivering immersive engineering training FOR engineers BY engineers as part of a newly formed Discover Technology Academy. Your thought leadership will directly influence the skill building and transformation of our engineering teams. Discover has a culture of continuous learning and you will play a key part in shaping and delivering that learning journey for our software engineering teams.

Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.  The Expert Application Engineer drives Discover’s strategic technology decisions and is recognized outside of Discover as a thought leader.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of engineers integrated in the Discover Technology Academy to build transformation plans and conduct an immersive engineering learning experience through a dojo framework
  • Diagnose opportunities for automation and efficiency in the end to end product delivery cycle
  • Influence other engineers to embrace agile practices and transform the way they work
  • Be hands on by pairing with engineers to create and maintain DevOps relative to full stack solutions in one or more ways including: Multiple Back-end systems, DevOps processes and application infrastructure, 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 requirement
  • 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
  • Researches new technology opportunities and how they can be used to add technical capabilities at Discover
  • Drives strategic technology decisions based on collaboration with a board field of experts outside of Discover
  • Contributes to the external image of Discover Technology as a desired workplace to learn technology best practices
  • Recognized outside of Discover as a thought leader and participates in internal and external communities
  • Shapes learning paths for Discover engineers by bringing what they learn back to Discover so everyone can benefit from their experiences

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Bachelors – Computer Science or related
  • 8+ Years – Information Technology, (Software) Engineering, or related
  • Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of expert on the Dreyfus engineering scale

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Experience guiding, influencing and teaching engineers
  • Agile/Digital transformation experience
  • Strong knowledge of DevOps design patterns, processes, tools and best practice
  • A solid understanding of any of the following GitHub, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Amazon Web Services (AWS), OpenShift (OCP), REST Services, Continuous Integration and deployment (CI/CD), Jenkins, Harness, Nexus, RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Knowledge of infrastructure provisioning (Terraform/Ansible)
  • Experience with Java, Spring framework, APIs, and shell scripting languages
  • Proficient in monitoring, alerting, analyzing and troubleshooting large scale distributed systems
  • Solid understanding of defining and executing high availability, disaster recovery, resiliency and chaos engineering testing
  • Expertise with automation, monitoring and log analysis tools to manage operations

External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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.

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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