Infrastructure Engineer


Infrastructure Engineer

In-Office: Riverwoods, Illinois


About This Role

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With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Ourcollaborative 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 worlds 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:

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 is consistently awarded for both. We’re 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.

The Infrastructure Engineer works on holistic engineering deliverables across different stages of the product lifecycle and determines technology patterns for the overall solution. This role takes the lead on guiding more junior engineers and is a role model in fostering the adoption of new technologies.

The scope of this role includes building, managing, and supporting core infrastructure and security services in public cloud to deliver highly available and scalable services, automating everything to minimize manual work and meet security and compliance objectives in all aspects of the secure cloud ecosystem, use native AWS and/or GCP infrastructure services such as IAM, networking, compute, storage, Kubernetes, cloud functions, etc., perform basic system administration tasks, and serve on the on-call team as an escalation contact for service incidents.

Responsible for the technical design, development, monitoring and ongoing support and maintenance of a diverse set of cloud technologies. The role is a technical, hands-on opportunity with a heavy focus on automation, resilient design and deployment of cloud ready systems and services. This role collaborates with Product teams internal and external to IS to provide world class products and services in support of our application development community and our business as whole. This is a ‘DevOps’ position, responsible for the full-stack engineering and support of products that support our hybrid cloud capabilities.


Engineer complex public cloud (AWS, GCP) Solutions.

Implement configuration management an Infrastructure as code (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Python, Chef and Cloud Deployment Manager).

Achieves product commitments (and influences others to do the same) by using informal leadership & highly developed communication skills and contributes to or led technology communities

Uses automation, system tools, open-source solutions, observability and security first principles in daily work.

Contributes to team agile ceremonies, leads demos and presentations, helps new engineers learn established norms

Initiates high level solution design approaches, and guides team to achieve desired key software delivery capabilities using automated, coded enterprise and observability

Participates in internal speaking and advocacy events

Supports research activities to adopt new technology solutions in ways of developing new capabilities

Continues professional education and create opportunities for core product teams to learn engineering best practices

Coaches immediate chapter and is actively fosters the adoption of new technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:

Bachelors – Computer Science or related

3 Years – (Software) Engineering, DevOps or related

Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of competent on the Dreyfus engineering scale

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points If You Have:

GCP and AWS public cloud experience in a production environment

Demonstrates growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.

Comfortable working on agile-based teams comprised of team members with diverse skill sets (e.g. Quality Assurance Engineers, User Experience Designers, Software Engineers / Architects)

Capable of collaborating with stakeholders and project leaders to understand requirements, deliverables, and set expectations on tasks that you will be responsible for.

Consistently demonstrates follow-through in honoring commitments to customers and colleagues. Accepts the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.

Kubernetes Experience

Open Shift Experience

External applicants will be required to perform a technical interview.


The base pay for this position generally ranges between $84,500.00 to $142,500.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Time Off

401(k) Plan

Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

Recognition Program

Education Assistance

Commuter Benefits

Family Support Programs

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

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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.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status.(Know Your Rights) (