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Product Manager - Card Platforms and Modernization

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6987128
Company Name
Discover Products, Inc.
Physical Address
2500 LAKE COOK ROAD
Riverwoods, IL 60015
Job Description

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for developing, maintaining, and presenting the vision and roadmap for the business’s technology initiatives. Creates the product vision based on a thorough understanding of customer and business needs, and is both internally and externally focused. Guides both requirements and the corresponding work needed through grooming and prioritization by taking responsibility for “content decisions” and what gets implemented. Manages timelines and feature delivery and remain flexible as we learn, iterate, and integrate in an effort to deliver functionality on aggressive timelines in a scaled Agile framework.

Seeking an experienced individual to manage product management for key enterprise, technology and modernization initiatives supporting Discover’s shared platforms. The candidate must have deep knowledge and passion around emerging technologies, modernization and is able to visualize how they can help optimize both internal and external consumer experiences. An entrepreneur at heart, hard-working and autonomous by nature, with a relentless focus on achieving results, this person will play a key role in helping advance Discover’s core platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures features and technology releases aligned with product vision.
  • Develops and communicates the product vision roadmap, adjusting to changing market, customer, and/or organizational needs.
  • Builds an effective functional program grooming team (VSA, Shared Services, SMEs).
  • Helps break down initiatives into prioritized features, and manages the program pipeline (backlog) of these features for every release and Program Increment (PI).
  • Participates in portfolio grooming to understand initiatives and business cases.
  • Support cross-functional initiatives’ shared platform strategy, dependencies and delivery.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Business, Marketing, Psychology, Finance, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Financial Services, Technology, Customer Service, Marketing, Operations, Project Management, Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:

  • 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Scaled Agile, Agile Development Project Management, Technology Architect, Software Development, or related field
  • Experience with and knowledge of platform modernization and emerging payments technology

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.

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.


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