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 DescriptionAs part of our Digital Payments technology domain, you’ll:Lead Agile-focused software development teams to help our organization drive towards emerging technologies. While primarily providing hands-on development work, you’ll also mentor junior-level software developers.Leverage your leadership skills to help shape our business and technology outcomes to meet customer and partner needs.Create and break-down product/platform efforts into successful execution-ready plans.Contribute to the developer experience by leveraging the latest industry technologies to enhance current solution patterns and define new ones. Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing software solutions that meet business needs.Works on more complex, less clearly-defined software projects under limited supervision. Applies a full understanding of established systems software development principles and best practices to analyze complex issues. Updates or modifies working methods in their own role/work area without the benefit of defined procedures.Lead Software Engineers are expected to have a high level of knowledge of domain technologies, platforms and systems software development principles and best practices to independently resolve problems and make major changes to existing processes/systems.How You’ll Do ItMaintain application software and systems.Test and mitigate risks for all projects and releasesEnsure quality code is delivered through continuous integration, development, and testing.Perform technical design, coding with test automation, support, and documentation of software application modifications. Deliver technology solutions that support business goals.Partner with product owners to understand business requirements, evaluate features, and translate application specifications into workable technical solutions.Support technical initiatives and provide team with input into best practices.Oversee and review development activities of highly-complex global teams, consisting of both full-time staff and contractors. Provide leadership and guidance to junior-level software developers to enhance their growth and help them achieve objectives.Modifies existing software to correct errors, adapt to new hardware,, upgrade interfaces, and improve performance.Develops and directs software system testing and validation procedures.Leads software programming and the development of technical documentationConsults with the business on project status, proposals, technical issues, software design, and maintenance.Analyzes information to determine, recommend, and plan installations of a new systems and modifications to existing systemsWorks autonomously and with Associate/Software engineers to support and maintain products the team is responsible for by ensuring availability of all tools and completing customer requestsActively participates in agile team and ceremonies.Works with other product teams to complete project activities, such as Infrastructure, Architecture and Database teams.Breaks down complex requirements into workable technical solutions for Associate/Software EngineersAssist in the evaluation of new product tools and maintaining current levels of existing toolsEnsures support documentation is up to date and communicated to entire teamAdheres to regulatory, PDP, Change Management and Internet Department processes and standards, ensuring all projects are compliant.Document software and perform related duties as assigned or requested.Actively contribute to best practices to support a strong software architecture.Follows proper handling of sensitive data per security guidelines.Identifies and executes opportunities to leverage agile/iterative/lean processes to deliver projects faster.Incorporates and supports new technology/frameworks to support our continuous integration efforts. Gathers requirements and builds automation/monitoring workflows to eliminate manual work and ensure availability of all applicationsActively engages in continuous professional development planQualifications You’ll NeedThe Basics: Bachelor's degree in information technology8+ years of experience in Software Engineering or relatedIn lieu of degree, 10+ years of experience in Software Engineering or relatedBonus Points If You Have:Experience working in a highly complex and scaled global technology organizationTime spent working for an organization in either the financial services or technology space6 years of Tandem HP-NonStop development experience, including Application UI, workflows, notifications, SLAs and Service Catalog formsExperience with design, development, deployment, and maintenance of software using TAL, pTAL, COBOL and PathwaysAbility to build or modify scripts using TACL and ENFORMExperience with processing debit card paymentsExperience in Connex switch development and maintenanceGood understanding of ISO8583 message formatExperience in using Paragon, C2P or similar testing toolsExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsAdvanced oral, written and presentation communications including the ability to present technical information in a way that non-technical audiences will understandExperience with multiple ServiceNow platform products desiredExperience with Agile delivery methodologiesExperience as part of an Agile engineering or development teamStrong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean codeStrong experience working with a relational databaseandNoSQL databaseStrong experience with CI/CDpipelines withJenkins orsimilar; Git/GitHub; ArtifactoryProven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoringExperience developing and implementing API service architectureExperience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.Strong experience of developing multi-threaded and synchronization applicationBuild secure web applications with user authenticationUnderstanding of software testing principles and methodologies#LI-BG1 #Remote 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 . 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.