Discover Principal Application Engineer in Farnborough, United Kingdom
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Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.
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The Principal Application Engineer uses a vast repertoire of experience delivering high impact software solutions to work intuitively. This Engineer role knows where to look if something breaks and is key in solving challenges quickly. Principal Application Engineers are skilled in (re)design and spend more time documenting than coding. Actively manages and escalates risk and customer-impacting issues within the day-to-day role to management.
Creates solutions addressing high impact technology and business priorities
Competent in multiple contexts, including programming languages, security, automation, testing, and business domains and is the go-to person for many people (inside and outside of their team)
Participates in strategic technology decisions and learns how these decisions impact Discover as a whole
Proactively identifies and mitigates issues based on intuition and experience in multiple domains
Coaches' technology communities at Discover
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelors – Computer Science or related
Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus engineering scale
Bonus Points If You Have:
Experience building Java based applications
Experience with consuming and producing REST APIs
Experience working in a highly complex and scaled global technology organization
Time spent working for an organization in financial services, specifically payment services
Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
Strong understanding of object-oriented principles with an ability to write clean code
Experience working with a relational database
Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines, Jenkins preferred
Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
Experience with relational databases such as Oracle or MariaDB
Experience developing containerized applications, for example Kubernetes
Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS
Understanding of messaging systems like Rabbit MQ
Understanding of how to build secure applications
Understanding of software testing principles and methodologies
External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.
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) (https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.eeoc.gov/poster__;!!MjXRb4uW6x5k!ABIVgRw0WsyX2wfQC-pKxK3V9X4h1NBUGgjO7EM8PTvp5MNRgpEuVC_jVk0fcn_ISAZjmwkbLuUIrj8mFedCBkyz$)
The application window for this position is anticipated to close on Feb-17-2024. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The posting may be available past this date, but it is not guaranteed.
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