Infrastructure Engineer (Wireless)

at Discover in Riverwoods, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Infrastructure Engineer (Wireless)

Remote Eligible


In-Office: Riverwoods, Illinois

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:

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity,teamworkand collaboration reign. Join a company that is just asemployee-focusedas it is on its customers and is consistentlyawardedfor 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.

As a Network Engineer(wireless),you’lldeliverhighly available, scalable, and diverse network infrastructure tofacilitatekey business functions at Discover. At the corner of our industry’s best practices and an automation security-first mindset, lies your project work.You’llleverageboth to ensure we deliver data quickly and securely.Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management.


+ Solid understanding and experience with enterprise wireless networks, networking fundamentals, and security platforms.

+ Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining WAN, LAN, and WLAN solutions.

+ Provide engineering recommendations and service improvement plans for the corporate network infrastructure.

+ Collaborate with vendors to evaluate infrastructure related to wireless products and services.

+ Vigilant on unit cost reduction and cost containment.

+ Provide training and guidance to network operation teams.

+ Innovate and automate infrastructure testing, deployment, and operations.

+ Promote a risk-ware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.

+ Achieves product commitments (and influences others to do the same) by using informal leadership & highly developed communication skills and contributes to or led technology communities.

+ Uses automation, system tools, open-source solutions, observability and ‘security first’ principles in daily work.

+ Contributes to team agile ceremonies, leads demos and presentations, helps new engineers learn established norms.

+ Initiates high level solution design approaches, and guides team to achieve desired key software delivery capabilities using automated, coded enterprise and observability.

+ Participates in internal speaking and advocacy events.

+ Supports research activities to adopt new technology solutions in ways of developing new capabilities.

+ Continues professional education and creates opportunities for core product teams to learn engineering best practices.

+ Coaches immediate chapter and is actively fosters the adoption of new technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

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

+ Bachelors – Computer Science or related

+ 3+ Years -(Software) Engineering, DevOps or related

+ Internal applicants only: technical competentrating of competent on the Dreyfus engineering scale

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points If You Have:

+ CCNA/CCNP/CWNA/CWDP level Switching/Routing/Wi-Fi experience.

+ Deep understanding of IEE 802.11 standards including 11n, 11ac, 11ax.

+ Deep understanding of wireless security – 802.1x, RADIUS, WPA2, WPA3, EAP-TLS, PEAP, PSK, and general PKI concepts.

+ Experience with RF site survey, planning and optimization.

+ Experience in designing and operating high-density AP and client deployments.

+ Experience with Aruba Clear Pass Policy Manager (CPPM), Networking Central and Aruba wireless products.

+ Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) implementation and support.

+ Experience with device posturing, end point profiling, and device provisioning.

+ Proficient written and verbal communication skills

+ Aruba wireless experience is a plus.

External applicants willbe requiredto perform a technical interview.



The base pay for this position generally ranges between $84,500.00 to $142,500.00. 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

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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)

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Job Posting: JC240955131

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Aug 24, 2023

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