Director, Digital Payments Technology

at Discover Bank in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative 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
The Director of Digital Payments technology is responsible for fostering a culture of engineering and operational excellence. This includes vision, innovation, delivery and operations of key applications supporting Discover's Digital Payments software solutions. This includes technical leadership over multiple Product Areas as well as collaboration with Product partners.
This leader will be responsible for driving overall software development and delivery of Digital Payments Products that support enable Discover to support our B2B partners in the Payments ecosystem. This individual will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement in software delivery including delivery time, quality, and automation. In addition this leader will drive execution of technology modernization in Digital Payments.

Key Responsibilities
An Ideal Candidate will have:

Strong background and passion for software engineering principles, patterns and practices.

Experience leading highly effective teams that design, build, and support of highly available applications.

Excellent people leadership with the ability to coach, mentor and develop technology leaders and software engineers.

Experience leading in a product-centric software development organization.

Relentless focus establishing and evolving engineering practices that embrace automation, quality and reliable software delivery.

Outstanding collaboration and communication skills.

What You'll Do

Collaborate with Technology and Product partners to define, refine and execute on Digital Payments product and technology vision.

Lead multiple Digital Payments Product Areas through delivery of software-driven product capabilities.

Instill a product-based mindset that puts our customers and partners first.

Drive technology modernization of key Digital Payments products and capabilities to cloud-based solutions.

Establish and evolve key metrics to measure and improve software delivery.

Meet or exceed all availability targets.

Attract, develop, and retain top engineering talent.

Mentor and coach team members to build both professional and technical capabilities.

Inspire a culture of innovation, continuous learning, engineering craftsmanship, and operational excellence.

Actively contribute to maturing Company-wide engineering practices.

Provide outstanding communication with all business partners and team members.

Encourage and foster a culture of DE&I.

How You'll Do It

Set clear vision and expectations for greatness.

Coach, mentor and develop technology leaders and engineers.

Collaborate with technology and product partners.

Foster and inspire a culture of engineering excellence.

Build strong relationships across the Company.

Qualifications You'll Need

Bachelor's degree in computer science, technology, or science-related field.

8+ years of experience in technology leadership or related experience.

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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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Job Posting: 1071010

Posted On: Nov 10, 2022

Updated On: Dec 08, 2022

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