Manager Software Engineering (Full Stack)

at Discover in Riverwoods, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Manager Software Engineering (Full Stack)

Remote Eligible


In-Office: Riverwoods, Illinois; Home – US – IL

About This Role

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative 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 Manager, you will be responsible for the technical development of software engineering staff within Bank – Personal Loans, while using your technical expertise to drive vision into action and results. If you’re a hands-on Servant Leader and technical Subject Matter Expert, keep reading!

Managers have opportunities to solve challenging and complex technical problems in a direct, hands-on way when capacity allows. At Discover, we celebrate our leader’s role modeling advanced engineering practices as a way to develop both themselves, and their team members.

If you are an expert in modern engineering practices like TDD, CI/CD, Domain Driven Design, Micro services and Cloud engineering , have a passion for flexing your tech skills in solving complex problems and are skilled at developing engineering talent, apply today!

Job 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. Manages software ownership and development from initial concept through continuous improvement.

+ Mentor staff of engineers in both technical and soft skills to craft a team of highly technically competent, consistent, thoughtful and customer-centric technology experts. This includes ensuring the group is adhering to principles of engineering excellence within their technical domain, applying consistency of technical execution, sharing common practices and challenges within the team and fostering a culture of excellence and continuous learning within the team.

+ Lead and shape the technical vision within their domain and be an essential member of leadership team including acting as a leader in the Discover engineering community affecting and advancing the architecture across the company and ensuring adherence to all regulatory, compliance and audit requirements. This includes defining how technical work should be done, selecting appropriate tools, defining technology, quality, experience and implementation standards and practices within own technical domain.

+ Engage 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ Bachelor’s Degree Technology, Business,or related

+ 4+ yearsof experiencewith Application Development or related

+ In lieu of education, 6+ years Application Development or related

Skill and Experience:

+ Experience in a hands-on development / architecture role

+ People management skills

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills

+ Self-motivated, Team motivator and Team player

+ Keen awareness of emerging trends in software, quality and reliability engineering

+ Belief that empowered individuals make great teammates

+ Applied knowledge of Agile engineering practices

Our Tech Stack:

+ Java, Spring / Spring Boot, React

+ Openshift, AWS, Kubernetes

+ Database technologies (Postgres, Redis or similar)

+ CI/CD Pipelines via Jenkins, Github, Chef, Ansible, Nexus, Sonarqube

+ Full end to end quality tool-set JUnit, Cucumber, JMeter or similar performance testing tool

+ Kafka or similar streaming technology

+ Monitoring tool Instana, AppD or similar



The base pay for this position generally ranges between $101,500.00 to $171,500.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Paid Time Off

+ 401(k) Plan

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

+ STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

+ Recognition Program

+ Education Assistance

+ Commuter Benefits

+ Family Support Programs

+ Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Learn more at .

What 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)

To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
How to Apply Copy Link

Job Posting: JC240588711

Posted On: May 20, 2023

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

Please Wait ...