Entries by hsterling

Folashade: Lead Scrum Master in the UK

Name: Folashade A. Job Title: Lead Scrum Master, Global Operations Network Authorizations Continuous evolution I support two development teams on the Enterprise Payments Platform (EPP) team. Both teams work on the Network Authorizations Agile Release Train (NAART). The Agile Release Train is a system of developers on a “train,” who work together on end to […]

Paul: Impacting Customers’ Lives with Collections Models

Name: Paul A. Job Title: Modeling Manager, Card Member Assistance Advanced tech I came to Discover because of the technologically-advanced environment. Since taking the job here a little over a year ago, I’ve been surprised at how the technology has continuously improved. This is a great environment to learn and use state-of-the art technology. Focus […]

Italian Major Turned Senior Capacity Planner.

Name: Sheldon P. Job Title: Senior Capacity Planner, Workforce Management Far from traditional My educational background is a bit far from what you’d typically find in the Financial Tech industry. I have an undergraduate degree in Italian language and a Master’s in Public Administration. I’d originally intended on working in the non-profit sector and one […]

Julian: Associate Software Developer in the UK

Name: Julian B. Job Title: Associate Software Developer, Enterprise Payments Platform Launching a career from an internship I started at Discover as an Application Intern. During the summer internship programme, I worked on developing an application to automatically gather information about other applications’ movements through various environments. After graduating, I began my full time role […]

Top 8 Aspects of an Innovative Tech Environment

Name: Sanjeev K. Job Title: Full Stack Senior Software Engineer At Discover, we approach innovation as a mindset. Every team collaborates together to contribute to our overall business goals. My team improves card application submission and conversion rates with an easy user-interface. We also leverage modern technology for a fault-tolerant and reliable system. Below are […]

Ron: Principal Software Developer

Name: Ron R. Job Title: Principal Software Developer All roads lead to Discover I joined Discover back when it was still part of Sears. I left Sears to join a consulting company and got placed back at Discover. After working as a consultant on the Discover account for a few years, I converted to become […]

Denise: Software Engineering Manager

Name: Denise Hill Job Title: Software Engineering Manager Keeping flexible hours I joined Discover because I wanted a new opportunity to stretch my skills. I excitedly joined an environment where software development is done on a much larger scale than anywhere I had previously experienced. I took on new challenges without sacrificing my work-life balance […]

Positivity, Empathy, Authenticity: Becoming a Team Leader

Name: Vanessa W. Job Title: Team Leader, Payments Building agents As a team leader in Customer Care for Payments, our goal is to engage, develop and influence agents to build essential skills and behaviors. We coach agents to provide an exceptional customer service experience and achieve job enrichment. Shake it off I’m a firm believer […]

Day in the Life: Senior Software Engineer

Name: Sara B. Job Title: Senior Software Engineer Building internal tools As a Senior Software Engineer, I build internal tools to support analytics and data science. This support includes an informational portal for cloud analytics technologies and AIR9, a data science workbench that provides resources for model training in the cloud. I’ve primarily worked on […]

Top CV Tips For UK University Students

­­ Top 6 CV Tips to Land your Dream Internship Get noticed, impress your hiring managers, land your dream role, and Shine Bright. Download a Template The easiest way to start? Download a template. Ask a friend, check your university’s career centre, or search the internet for a template you can build from. Look for […]