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 Principal Full Stack Application Engineer, you’ll build and release reliable software systems at scale. This role is in the Data & Analytics organization where you will be focused on building Discover’s strategic Enterprise Machine Learning Platform. By partnering with enterprise-wide) teams, you’ll develop and maintain full stack solutions that fit our business needs. You’ll use your holistic view of all products (and their interactions) to design elegant solutions and strategize the future state of our larger technical ecosystem. By independently innovating and advocating for best practices, you’ll solve complex problems and guide the team on implementing solutions from inception to production. Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management.
Build, evolve and scale the data science technology capabilities to enable our enterprise machine learning platform
Enable the latest machine learning tools and frameworks for our Enterprise Data & Decision Science Community
Creates solutions addressing high impact technology and business priorities
Competent in multiple contexts, including programming languages, security, automation, testing, and business domains and is the go-to person for many people (inside and outside of their team)
Participates in strategic technology decisions and learns how these decisions impact Discover as a whole
Proactively identifies and mitigates issues based on intuition and experience in multiple domains
Coaches technology communities at Discover
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or related
6+ Years - Information Technology, (Software) Engineering, or related
Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus engineering scale
Bonus Points If You Have:
Expertise in key technologies to be leveraged by the team including Java, Python, CI/CD technologies.
Experience in S3, Snowflake, Postgres
Expert in mentoring team of greater than or equal to 3 engineers.
Experience working with containerization and orchestration platforms (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
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
Experience in high availability & scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.
The base pay for this position generally ranges between $101,500.00 to $171,500.00. 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)