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2019 Summer Northern Illinois University Campus Innovator

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Discover Financial Services

Illinois, IL
Education
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
The code_orange program is a unique Discover® employment opportunity for students of Northern Illinois University. We are looking for passionate people who value exploring new ideas, designing new solutions and developing applications using the latest technologies. Become a Campus Innovator and make an impact by solving problems through team-based software development. Campus Innovators will have access to a state-of-the art Discover Lab located in the center of campus at the Founders Memorial Library. This provides students a great balance of taking classes and experiencing real work in our company culture during the summer while being able to work a maximum of 40 hours. Students will also interact and network with Discover mentors and management.

Do you challenge the status quo? Great, so does Discover. We are looking for students with a passion for exploration of new ideas, collaboration in agile teams on problem solving, designing new solutions, and developing applications. Students will be given the opportunity to work with and research new technologies that Discover could leverage in the future, as well as present their ideas and work to their peers, program managers and other Discover representatives. We want students who live our values to make an impact, empower each other, build quality software and be transparent.

Innovator Responsibilities:
Produce high quality products through the tenants of XP (extreme programming)

Assist with creating and maintaining a Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment pipeline to build, test, and deploy code

Embrace an API mindset to support internal and external requests

Actively participate and contribute in team agile ceremonies

Ensure solutions address security, availability, and maintainability needs

Learn new technologies and explore proof of concepts

Presentations and demos to peers

The summer role will start on May 13 th and end August 16 th .

Skills:
Basic Skills/Qualifications

Must be enrolled at Northern Illinois University

Must be an undergraduate Junior or Senior

Working towards developing expertise in such areas as computer science, computer engineering, informatics, management information systems, information security, networking, telecommunications or a related discipline

A minimum of 3.0 major GPA on a 4.0 grade point scale

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Skills Desired:
Preferred Skills

Passion for learning

Strong collaborator

Self-motivated

The code_orange program is a unique Discover® employment opportunity for students of Northern Illinois University. We are looking for passionate people who value exploring new ideas, designing new solutions and developing applications using the latest technologies. As a Campus Innovator, you will make an impact through participating in team-based problem solving.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Reference: 569336695