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Principal Application Engineer (Martech)

Company: Discover
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 18, 2022

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 We are looking for a Principal Application Engineer in the Advertising Technology. This principal Application engineer is a senior individual contributor that drives vision, translates business requirements to product capabilities and develops a target architecture that supports our customers. This candidate also facilitates learning and delivery within Discover s Martech Engineering team. This candidate possesses business & financial acumen to advise on product planning, conducts research & analysis and identifies business value of new and emerging technologies. This person will create an architecture that with enterprise standards and that achieves simplicity. You will collaborate with engineers & product managers and business to solve interesting and challenging problems across our Martech needs.As a Principal Application Engineer, you ll build and release reliable software systems at scale. By partnering with enterprise-wide teams, you ll develop and maintain Adtech solutions like (Amazon Clean Room, Facebook Advanced analytics, Google Marketing platform to name a few) that fit our business needs. You ll use your holistic view of all products (and their interactions) to design elegant solutions and strategize the future state of our larger technical ecosystem. By independently innovating and advocating for best practices, you ll solve complex problems and guide the team on implementing solutions from inception to production. Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and communicate with Enterprise Architecture, Product, Enterprise Engineering, Infrastructure teams within the organization for meeting objectives and deliverables based on product roadmap. Define and maintain the AdTech architecture and roadmap in alignment with our product, marketing strategy and Enterprise architecture teams.
  • Build custom solutions for Discover to move 1st party data into external third-party advertising platforms leveraging Discover policies and technologies such as but not limited to GMP, AWS, GCP, Megalista, Clean rooms, Adhub etc.
  • Build and advocate for and support quality-focused development practices (CI/CD, testing, operational efficiency, etc.)
  • Build engineering technology architecture decisions for product development and support overall AdTech needs and cross functional products as applicable
  • Documents design specifications and installation instructions.
  • Verifies the stability, interoperability, portability, security, and scalability of system architecture.
  • Collaborates with technology partners to select appropriate design solutions and ensure the compatibility of system components.
    • 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 DiscoverMinimum Qualifications At a minimum, here s what we need from you:
      • Bachelors Computer Science or related
      • 6+ Years -- Information Technology, (Software) Engineering, or related
      • Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of proficient on the Dreyfus engineering scalePreferred Qualifications
        • Understanding of advertising platforms, ecosystems and concepts such as DSP s, DMP s, Ad Networks, Ad Hubs, Clean Rooms, CDP s etc.
        • Experience with programming languages like Java or Python services and build highly available environment using proper design patterns.
        • Proven experience in software development methodologies.
        • Strong analytical skills and ability to multi-task
        • Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
        • Strong experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
        • Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; Artifactory
        • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
        • Experience writing unit and service level tests to ensure adequate code coverage
        • Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
        • Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
        • Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
        • Experience provisioning infrastructure with Terraform and Cloud Formation.
        • Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
        • Ability to adapt communication for effectiveness with business partners and other technical teams. 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.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. Associated topics: c c++, c++, php, programming, python, sde, sdet, software developer, software programmer, sw

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