Principal Application Engineer (Full-Stack)

  • Discover Financial Services
  • Riverwoods, IL
  • time-alarm-solid 02-27-2024

Job Description

Discover Financial Services is looking for a passionate Principal Application Engineer (Full-Stack) to join their Collections Value Stream team. This role involves working with an Agile Team to build and maintain consumer-focused systems within the company, including the Collections experience on the Discover website and call service agent software. If you are a tech enthusiast who thrives in an innovative and collaborative environment, this role is for you!


  • Creates solutions addressing high impact technology and business priorities.
  • Competent in multiple contexts, including programming languages, security, automation, testing, and business domains.
  • Participates in strategic technology decisions and impacts Discover as a whole.
  • Proactively identifies and mitigates issues based on experience.
  • Coaches technology communities at Discover.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 6+ years of experience in Information Technology or Software Engineering.
  • Internal applicants must have a technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus engineering scale.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in front-end web development with JavaScript frameworks like Angular or React.
  • Proficiency in backend technologies.
  • Cloud Technology knowledge including AWS, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and OpenShift.
  • Experience with API service architecture development and implementation.
  • Strong automation mindset for testing and build/deploy concepts.
  • Experience with CI/CD Pipelines like Jenkins, Github Actions, Chef, Ansible, and Nexus.
  • Proficiency in techstack including Java, Spring, Kafka, Openshift, and Jenkins.

Application Deadline: Mar-06-2024. Compensation: $104,000.00 to $175,600.00. Explore various benefits and programs. Discover is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer.

Apply now and be a part of Discover’s commitment to innovation and excellence!