About This Role
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.
As a Senior Manager, Software Engineering you will be responsible for the technical development of software engineering staff, while using your technical expertise to drive vision into action and results. This role is in the Data & Analytics organization where you will be focused on building and developing a world class, high performing team of engineers who work on developing Discover’s strategic Enterprise Machine Learning Platform. If you’re a hands-on Servant Leader and technical Subject Matter Expert, keep reading!
This Senior Manager role plays a critical part in the development of their engineering team on the ML Ops Capabilities team and will take the lead on effectively skilling, tooling and allocating engineering members to best support the needs of the overall Data Science Lifecycle Capabilities & Products. Investing in the development of the engineering team through coaching and leadership is part of the Discover culture. We celebrate a culture of innovation and learning which grows our technical talent and ultimately serves Discover customers with high quality, reliable products and experiences. While coaching and development of engineers is this role’s primary responsibility, the Senior Manager will also work with their Product Owner peers to help shape the technical vision for their products. You’ll be key in educating your chapter on the technical vision and turning vision into best in class execution across a team of software engineers.
This sounds exciting, but what about hand-on work with technology? Keeping your technical skills fresh is as important for engineers as it is for our chapter engineering leaders. Uniquely, chapter engineering leaders have opportunities to solve challenging and complex technical problems in a direct, hands-on way when capacity allows. At Discover, we celebrate our leaders role modeling advanced engineering practices to develop both themselves, and their team members.
If you have a passion for technology and enjoy working with wide array of latest technologies in the cloud and container space and are skilled at developing engineering talent, apply today!
Provides technical leadership in execution and delivery of technology capabilities to support key business initiatives for our Data Science partners.
Hire, retain and lead high-functioning, diverse group of engineering professionals, establishing clear objectives and key results, developing consistent set of practices and process across the team and driving towards resolution of challenging problems. This includes all performance management aspects of leading the engineers including acquiring and providing 360 feedback and administering reviews.
Lead and shape the technical vision within their domain and be an essential member of leadership team including acting as a leader in the Discover engineering community affecting and advancing the architecture across the company and ensuring adherence to all regulatory, compliance and audit requirements. This includes defining how technical work should be done, selecting appropriate tools, defining technology, quality, experience and implementation standards and practices within own technical domain.
Responsible for the application ownership, development delivery, and support for value streams. Manages a team, including hiring, directing, mentoring, and assigning work.
Engage with internal and external communities of practice to share experiences, contribute knowledge, learn and advocate for the Discover Technology brand. Promotes team innovation and collaboration of ideas across teams.
Manages software ownership and development from initial concept through continuous improvement advocating for an automation first mindset.
Coaches and mentors team members. Supports individuals to achieve their individual development goals. Utilizes Agile and Lean practices to identify and solve systemic issues.
Consults with management in the analysis of short- and long-range business requirements and recommends innovations.
Utilizes tools to support data-driven decision making. Identifies and removes blockers to enable the team to meet business goals.
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
8+ years of experience in Application Development, or related
2+ years of experience in people management
If we had our say, we’d also look for
At least 1+ years of working with containerization and orchestration (Kubernetes/Openshift) and cloud providers like AWS, Azure, GCP or others.
- Experience in key technologies to be leveraged by the team including Java, Python / PySpark, Spark, CI/CD technologies
Experience in Machine Learning Platforms and Data Science Technologies
Experience working with a variety of data platforms such as S3, Snowflake, Redis, Cassandra
Experience building and implementing API service architectures
Knowledge of messaging systems and streaming platforms such as Kafka, Kinesis, MQ
Knowledge of machine learning, deep learning and other AI use cases a plus
Understanding of observability and how to achieve reliability in a service
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
Skilled in high availability & scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Agile, Scrum Master
The base pay for this position generally ranges between $122,500.00 to $206,500.00. 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
Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account
STD, Life, LTD and AD&D
Family Support Programs
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Learn more at MyDiscoverBenefits.com.
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.
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)