Business Technology International Summer Internship

by Discover Financial Services


Job Details

15th November 2020
Internship (1-4 Months)
Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science
South East
Farnborough, Hampshire

Business Technology International Summer Internship

At Discover, you will never stop learning. We are looking for people driven by purpose, who want to help us change the game in financial services. We were founded in 1986, and now have over 16,000 employees. Together we are dedicated to helping people spend smarter, manage debt better and save more for a brighter financial future.

For a truly global experience, you’ll spend time in our Farnborough, UK and Riverwoods, Chicago offices over a period of up to 12 weeks. By joining us, you will be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. We are as focused on our employees as we are on our customers – and we have been consistently awarded for both. Be the reason we help millions of people build a brighter financial future, and achieve yours along the way.

What You’ll Do

  • Analyse system events/alerts, procedures, and/or problems to improve capabilities, performance or security.
  • Participate in collaborative teams to design, develop and test computer systems using modern development frameworks.
  • Leverage Agile software development methodologies to define and review business requirements for new services, functions or applications.
  • Prototype data-driven solutions by integrating various open-source components and real-time data repositories.

How You’ll Do It

  • Analyse system events, alerts or procedures to restore normal functioning or improve capabilities, performance and security.
  • Define and review business requirements for new services, functions or applications, leveraging Agile software development methodologies.
  • Design, develop and test new application or system capabilities using modern development frameworks.

Qualifications You’ll Need

  • Enrolled at an accredited university leading to a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
  • Preferred majors include: Computer Science and Computer Engineering
  • Graduation date June 2022
  • Predicted a minimum of 2:2

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.

About Discover Financial Services

Discover. A more rewarding way to work.

Discover Financial Services is a leading direct bank and electronic payment services company. Our direct bank issues the company’s flagship credit card business and offers an array of banking products, such as private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts. Discover operates PULSE, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; Discover Global Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.

How to apply

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