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Discover Testing Automation Expert Architect - Technology Strategy in Boston, Massachusetts

Testing Automation Expert Architect – Technology Strategy Remote R12572 About This Role 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 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. This expert level architect will be tasked with developing testing automation reference architectures and strategy that enable Discover business goals. At your core you are an senior architect that demonstrates the skills necessary to drive the testing automation strategy at Discover. You will be responsible for working with product owners, engineers and leadership to create a vision & roadmap for Discover’s testing automation technology and capabilities. You must excel at communicating at all levels w/ability to build consensus across numerous stakeholders. Responsibilities + Develop and maintain the lifecycle of reference architectures that will support the testing automation technology domain + Lead the testing automation product family, developing a vision and strategy to enable testing automation delivery across the enterprise. + Ensures that testing automation reference architectures, processes, and policies align to business goals. + Technical consultant for large, strategic testing automation efforts. + Creates and manages testing automation current and target state architectures along with a product family capability taxonomy. + Drives adoption of new architectures by working collaboratively with product owners, engineers, and value streams. + Collaborates with innovation domain to identify and deliver technology evaluations. + Accountable for the overall technical architecture of the testing automation product family ensuring operational excellence, security, performance efficiency, cost optimization, and reliability in all architectures. + Partners with testing automation product owners to develop the infrastructure automation vision and roadmap. + Represents testing automation architectures at all architecture and governance boards. + Works with the broader technology community and the Chief Product Family architect to ensure alignment with the respective technology roadmaps across the automation ecosystem. Minimum Qualifications + Bachelors – Computer Science or related + 10+ Years – Software Development, Software Engineering, Technical Architecture or Related + Internal applicants only: technical proficiency rating of expert on the Dreyfus architecture scale Preferred Qualifications + 10+ years of overall IT experience with financial institutions + 7 years as an lead/senior engineer or architect contributing to the testing automation domain + 2 years experience with either AWS or GCP public cloud + 2 years experience with Kubernetes technology + Expert level knowledge of the test automation industry, services, and innovations. + Senior level experience with IT domains outside of testing automation. An ideal candidate will have senior level experience at some point in their career in one to many of the following areas: java development, python development, compute, storage, databases, analytics, security/identity/compliance, networking, machine learning, front end or mobile development, end user computing, or application integration for example + Expert level understanding of various forms of software testing: functional and non-functional testing – regression testing, performance testing, etc. + Experience with testing beyond functional (e.g., Web Accessibility, security, etc.) a plus. + Extensive understanding in QA process (Agile and Waterfall), tools, and approaches. + Previous architecture or enterprise architecture experience a must. #LI-SY1 #Remote #BI-Remote What are you waiting for? Apply today! All Discover employees place our customers at the very the 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.