Discover. A brighter future.
With Discover, you'll have the chance to make a difference at
one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies.
From Day 1, you'll do meaningful work you're passionate about, with
the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes
each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based
culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason
millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building
the future you want, here at Discover.
Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment
services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S.
financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has
become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The
company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer,
and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity
loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit
through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover
Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of
merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's
leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global
payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and
Discover's vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments
partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage
debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial
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 which 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.
Technology and People First Approach
Discover has embarked on an exciting technology journey led by a
new passionate and energized CIO who is looking to elevate our
technology organization to be one of "best in class". Our culture
places its people and customers first and embraces a "we succeed
together" mentality. With this, we are seeking a variety of results
driven executives to continue to drive change across all areas of
the technology function.
These leaders will have a strong engineering mindset, a passion
for innovation, and the ability to build strong partnerships at all
levels across our enterprise. We are looking for individuals to
leverage Agile methodology and eliminate redundancies that will
allows our teams to strive for excellence. With our expanding
technology organization, we are proactively seeking top talent to
join our team to help us create an unrivaled customer
Our Enterprise Architecture (EA) team is seeking a Director to
play a key role in formulating strategies, with a specific focus on
process optimization and operational functionality. This individual
will work with technology leadership to modernize systems,
implement cutting edge solutions and push the limits of
improvements and innovations. The Director of Enterprise
Architecture will improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team
while leading through change as Discover leverages next generation
- Develop multi-year roadmaps, provide the vision and work with
individual architects to translate this into tactical engineering
- Improving efficiency and effectiveness of the EA team including
influencing and establishing best processes through solid design,
decisions, and tools
- Set goals, strategies and oversee initiatives across multiple
platforms in an Agile model
- Utilize in-depth knowledge of cloud technologies, software
engineering, data engineering and data science to define target
architectures, patterns and automation processes.
- Provide technical leadership while developing and maintaining
relationships with Product Managers, Solution Engineers and
- Create presentations to illustrate EA delivery plans, concepts,
and prototypes, summarizing marketplace and competitive
- Ability to present to C-Suite leaders and technical decision
makers while providing appropriate thought leadership and creative
insights when needed
- Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to execute
- Represent Discover at technical meetups, external conferences
and mentor junior engineers and architects
- Bachelor's degree.
- 10+ years of relevant technology experience
- 3+ years of experience working with cloud and data
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Master's degree.
- Financial Service industry experience.
- Experience in developing high volume transaction processing
solutions that can be scaled for millions of daily
- Experience with software development, cloud computing services
and infrastructure application development platforms and
contemporary programming languages work, systems, or design.
- Experience building enterprise applications using modern
architecture techniques and cloud platforms (AWS preferred), Java,
Python and Web technologies.
What are you waiting for? Apply today!
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.