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Vice President, Infrastructure Products - P208155

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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    P208155
\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ECompany Overview: \u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E Discover Financial Services is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America\u0027s cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation\u0027s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in 190 countries and territories. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E Discover\u0027s vision is to be the leading direct bank and payments partner and its mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more so they achieve a brighter financial future. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EDescription: \u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E This executive will have oversight of the Infrastructure Services Product Management organization, providing vision, direction, and leadership for foundational and core Infrastructure Products utilized by Discover\u0027s Business Technology teams to build solutions to meet Customer needs. Product Oriented and Servant Leader at the core, this role is responsible for ensuring consistent and appropriate delivery of products and services to support the needs of our Value Stream Engineering teams, Application Development, and other internal Product Teams and Consumers. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E The Vice President of Infrastructure Products will build and maintain a highly effective Product Leadership team, including leadership of all Product Area Leader Directors, Product Managers and Product Owners. This role will need to effectively collaborate and negotiate with other Vice Presidents in Infrastructure Services as well as the broader technology groups, and will drive the focus and development of the group\u0027s consumer obsessed operating model. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities: \u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Accountable for delivering on the Core and Foundational Infrastructure product vision and roadmap in line with the Technology Strategy \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Create maximum value and high quality delivery of Infrastructure core and foundational products in addition to consistent delivery \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Frequently interface with stakeholders to understand near and long term needs and identify opportunities for initiatives to drive value and efficiency. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Ensure consistency of product management and agile methodology, sharing common practices and challenges across all Product Teams. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Establish and track to appropriate OKRs to measure delivery performance and quality \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Responsible for managing the Infrastructure Core and Foundational product budget/financials. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Identify opportunities to increase utilization and adoption of products and features and work with Product Area Directors to implement adoption and advocacy plans. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Partner with Chapter Area Leadership to ensure Engineering Chapters have the appropriate skills and capabilities available to deliver high quality products to our consumers \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Comfortable with technologies and architectures of multiple Infrastructure Products, able to anticipate future trends and infrastructure capability needs, as well as being able to effectively challenge other BT leaders as needed \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Ensure consistent feedback mechanisms are in place to measure consumer satisfaction and to capture potential new requirements/enhancement opportunities. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring to Product Area Directors and their teams and foster a culture of innovation to help teams stay in-line with industry trends and internal demands \u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ERequirements: \u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Bachelor\u0027s degree or 12\u002B years of relevant experience. Higher education preferred. \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E 10\u002B years of experience leading application development, computer systems, software development, programming, or platform development strategies \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E Ability to build and lead high performing teams \u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E #LI-KB1 \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E 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 \u0026 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. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E

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Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-12-12

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