Lead Software Developer

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Austin, Texas

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

Responsible for analyzing, modifying, and supporting application software. Ensures quality code is delivered through continuous integration, development, and testing. Performs technical design, coding with test automation, support, and documentation of software application modifications.

How You’ll Do It

  • Delivers technology solutions that support business goals. Partners with the product owner to understand business requirements, evaluates features, and translates application specifications into workable technical solutions.

  • Maintains application software and systems. Ensures all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated.

  • Oversees and reviews development activities of team members and contractors.

  • Supports technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology

  • 6+ years of experience in Software Engineering or related

  • In lieu of a degree, 8+ years of experience in Software Engineering or related

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with Tomcat (version 9)
  • Experience in Java development
  • Highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work with both technical and non-technical business partners
  • Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
  • Strong experience working with a relational databaseand NoSQL database
  • Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; Artifactory
  • Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
  • Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
  • Experience 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 application
  • Build secure web applications with user authentication
  • Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies #LI-BG1

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.