Principal CD/CD Platform Architect

Bring passion. Shine bright.

We're always looking for new ways to make finance better and brighter. Join us as a Principal CD/CD Platform Architect, and you'll have huge scope to play your part. Drawing on your technical expertise and experience of driving the design and automation of different processes, you'll support the continuous delivery of our applications and services. It's a role that calls for an enthusiastic, proactive approach - you'll be excited about being part of our journey into Extreme Automation and keen to use your automation skills to boost quality whilst significantly reducing our software cycle times.

Discover. A brighter future.

With Discover, you'll have the chance to make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. From Day 1, you'll do meaningful work you're passionate about, with the support and resources you need for success. We value what makes each employee unique and provide a collaborative, team-based culture that gives everyone an opportunity to shine. Be the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future, while building the future you want, here at Discover.

What You'll Do

  • Support disparate customers in their CI/CD lifecycle, using a range of programming languages to implement CI/CD features
  • Provide senior-level technical consulting in the design and implementation of CI/CD processes in the form of software delivery pipelines
  • Define and roll out best practices for CI/CD and define enterprise-wide IaC, CICD and DevOps patterns
  • Partner with delivery groups to define roadmaps for CI/CD and curate their development as well as creating bespoke DevOps roadmaps working with our product engineering teams
  • Drive the migration from physical/virtual servers to a Cloud-based environment
  • Act as the product owner for our DevOps tooling solutions
  • Define automated solutions for monitoring and dashboarding
  • Work with Systems Architects and Development Leads to ensure software solutions are Cloud-ready, and with our Enterprise infrastructure teams to determine the direction of new rollouts


You should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related field
  • Demonstrable experience in system administration, application development, programming languages or a similar area

Ideally, you'll also bring the following:

  • Significant experience in application development or programming
  • Togaf, AWS and K8S certifications
  • Terraform or Cloudformation skills
  • Experience in Linux/Shell scripting; Git (GitHub/GitLab/Bitbucket); Java, Python, Groovy or another modern programming language; Ansible/Chef/Puppet and Docker/Kubernetes
  • The ability to work in an Agile environment

About Discover

At Discover, you'll never stop learning. We're looking for people driven by purpose, who want to help us change the game in financial services. We were founded in 1986, and now have over 18,000 employees. Together, we're dedicated to helping people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more for a brighter financial future.

By joining us, you will be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. We are as focused on our employees as we are on our customers - and we have been consistently awarded for both. Be the reason we help millions of people build a brighter financial future, and achieve yours along the way.

Ready to shape the future of finance? Apply now.

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. We thrive on diversity and inclusion, so you'll 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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07/12/2020 17:06:00
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