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Senior Manager Software Engineering

Company: Discover Financial Services, Inc.
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

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 Description As a Sr. Manager in Application Development you will be responsible for the technical development of software engineering staff within a Discover application development area. The role requires a hands-on Servant Leader and technical Subject Matter Expert, accountable for effectively skilling, tooling and allocating engineering members to best support the needs of the Product teams, along with a disciplined approach to professional development of software engineers. This individual coaches the team of engineers to continuously improve their process and practices, enforce appropriate quality and user experiences, drive out waste and toil, and to foster a culture of continuous innovation and learning. Individual is expert in modern engineering practices including TDD, CI/CD, Domain Driven Design, Micro services and Cloud engineering and possesses ability and passion to coach and develop others in these practices in addition to developing each team members' leadership behaviors. Expected span of control is approx. 8-15 software engineers. While coaching and developing others is this individual's primary responsibility, they will also contribute to challenging product solution as a senior engineer when capacity allows. This includes hands-on role modeling of advanced engineering practices and leading the team with creative and effective technology solutions. This individual will dive into the unknown to solve problems and define solutions alongside the best engineers in the company and contribute back their knowledge to the Discover engineering community. This individual will also become a critical member of the application development area's leadership team helping to shape the technical vision for the area. This includes ensuring the engineering talent is aligned to that technical vision and demonstrating transparency that the engineering talent is capable of meeting the area's objectives. This also includes ensuring all regulatory/compliance, control and audit findings for a set of applications are remediated as required. Responsibilities: Hire, retain and lead high-functioning, diverse group of engineering professionals, establishing clear objectives and key results, developing consistent set of practices and process across the team and driving towards resolution of challenging problems. This includes all performance management aspects of leading the engineers including acquiring and providing 360 feedback and administering reviews. Mentor staff of engineers in both technical and soft skills including ensuring the group is adhering to principles of engineering excellence: Code maintainability, Quality, Monitoring, Security, Operational Excellence, and Documentation. Lead and shape the technical vision for application development area and be an essential member of leadership team including a leader in the Discover engineering community affecting and advancing the architecture across the company and ensuring scope of applications within the department are meeting all regulatory, compliance and audit requirements. Contribute as a senior engineer within a product team designing, developing and maintaining quality technology solutions for a product or set of products. Defines how technical work should be done, selecting appropriate tools, defining technology, quality, experience and implementation standards and practices within own technical domain. Develops own technical skills to attain Subject Matter Expertise in at least one technical implementation within own technical domain. Ensures consistency of technical execution and knowledge, sharing common practices and challenges within the Chapter. Engineer solutions for special projects as needed. Develops own Chapter into a highly technically competent, consistent, thoughtful and customer-centric team of technology experts. Works with Product Owners and Value Stream Engineering leaders to efficiently and effectively allocate chapter resources to meet Product needs. Fosters a culture of excellence and continuous learning within the Chapter. Establishes and tracks to appropriate OKRs to ensure outcomes are met. Instills a sense of purpose, curiosity and continuous learning with each and every Chapter member, motivating all to achieve their best. Owns the career and performance management process for the chapter, ensuring the collective's technical competency continues to consistently evolve to effectively support Product Owner and Value Stream needs. Attracts, onboards and develops/retrains talent to achieve the strongest Chapter possible. Utilizes PO and VS feedback and performance/satisfaction metrics to identify areas of continuous improvement within team. Engages with internal and external communities of practice to share experiences, contribute knowledge, learn and advocate for the Discover Technology brand. Promotes team innovation and collaboration of ideas across teams. Responsible for overseeing and managing relationships with external vendors and internal stakeholders. Understand and propose enhancements for all vendor and integrations in your area's ecosystem. Work closely with vendors and stakeholders to review customized solutions and new vendors fit for purpose. Review contracts and ensure industry-standard security protocols, controls, data management, data privacy, incident response plans and procedures, and any other technical provisions are included. At a minimum, here's what we need from you: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field 8+ years Application Development experience Minimum2+ years People Management Minimum Like to have: Bonus Points If You have experience in:Java, React JS, Springboot, Oracle GitHub Jenkins Sonarqube Nexus JIRA TDD, BDD Selenium for test automations #Remote#LI-BF1What 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. Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights) Discover Talent Ratings How We Work You'll fit right in to our Tech & Engineering teamThanks to flexible working, our Tech team can split their time between home and office, or work 100% remotely. Want Friday afternoons off? No problem - with Summer Fridays, you can make up the time by doing an extra hour Monday-Thursday.With our benefits, life's easier - which means you're free to growJoin us and you can expect a whole lot of rewards. From Health and insurance to on-site fitness centers, there's everything you need to thrive - in and out of work.Hear about life in Technology and Engineering from our team How is Discover growing/developing their technologists and capabilities? One way Discover is investing in our engineering talent is through our Data --- Describe your role at Discover in a fun and engaging way. My role, software developers want to release awesome new features and see them --- Saloni Service Reliability Engineer What makes Discover a leader in tech and/or analytics? Unlike a lot of organizations, Discover's not afraid to invest time and money --- Phil Technical Lead Application Process A step-by-step guide to kicking off a career with us.

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