Discover Principal Application Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia
Principal Application Engineer
About This Role
Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative 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.
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 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.
As a Full Stack Engineer, you ’ ll build and release reliable software systems at scale. 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.
Analyze, design, program, test, and deploy new user stories and features with high quality (security, reliability, operations) to production
Tends to Associate Application Engineers by providing learning tasks as well as work related tasks, directs the work of Senior Associate Application Engineers, and helps them continue to grow
Achieves team commitments (and influence others to do the same) by using informal leadership & highly developed communication skills
Has an oversight on design decisions and guides team to achieve key results for products assigned to them
Remediates issues using engineering principles and creates proactive design solutions for potential failures
Contributes to and leads 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 competent on the Dreyfus engineering scale
Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
Experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; SonarQube; Ansible
Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Strong experience with core Java, including multi-threading
Experience with cloud environments such as PCF or AWS
Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, or Kafka.
Strong experience of developing multi-threaded and synchronization applications
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies and use of frameworks such as JUnit and Cucumber
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) (https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm) . 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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