Principal Mobile Software Developer

Last updated 2 months ago
Location:Chicago, Illinois

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.

Job Description

Job Summary

Works on analysis, design solutions, development and supports application software. Conducts development tasks including technical design, coding with test automation, support and documentation.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Write technical requirements and design documents in support of the mobile platform for iOS and Android
  • Support and maintain mobile platforms for iOS and Android operating systems
  • Work with Cybersecurity to resolve security vulnerabilities
  • Deployment and support of SDKs used by the mobile app
  • Use of Native Modules and Native UI components from both IOS and Android
  • Develop and support UI Screen and Modules in both IOS and Android and integrate with React Native application
  • Review client requirements, wireframes, and designs for technical feasibility, provide estimates, and work with the mobile teams to translate these into user stories that can be implemented
  • Improve product quality through code reviews and collaborating with mobile teams to implement automation testing
  • Delivers technology solutions that support our business goals: Partners with management, architects, and product owners to understand requirements, evaluating the features to prepare applications specifications into workable technical solutions.
  • Enhances Operating Model by demonstrating a high-level of initiative, ability to work with all levels of management and within a scrum team as a senior technical leader/developer. Assists with the growth of others on the team within a challenging environment while promoting DFS cultural behaviors and technical proficiencies based on our latest standards and strategies.
  • Actively contribute to the department's developer community to support technical initiatives and provide input into best practices.
  • Maintains highly available systems. Ensures all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology
  • 8+ years Relevant Technical Experience or Equivalent Experience
  • In lieu of education, 10 years Software Development or related experience

Desired Skills

  • iOS and Android App Deployment
  • Experience implementing vendor SDKs and upgrading SDKs
  • Knowledge of React, Redux, React Native and application frameworks is a plus
  • Expertise in object-oriented design and implementation, and capable of forming a deep understanding of our underlying frameworks and languages
  • Passionate about mobile development and writing correct, and efficient code
  • Understanding of REST Web Services, JSON and Design Patterns using various technologies
  • Experience with JavaScript, Node.js, GitHub, and Git Command line is a plus
  • Experience with GitHub Actions
  • Strong debugging skills with the ability to reach out and work with peers to solve complex problems


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.