Discover Reviews

Updated 19 Jan 2021

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  1. Featured Review
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    "Great Place to Be"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Lots of learning opportunities (mentorship, classes, etc) - Work/life balance and PTO - Leadership support - Great culture: e.g. supportive teammates, lunch n' learns, no micro-managing, transparency, etc

    Cons

    As a financial services company, there's a lot of processes to things: approvals, deployments, indecisiveness on platforms etc.

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  2. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Discover full-time

    Pros

    Great Staff and great environment. Management do look after you and the perks are good too. Would certainly work there again.

    Cons

    Did not really come across any cons that i could really list easily. It is just a nice place to work.


  3. "A great company to work for."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Product Owner in Allentown, PA

    I have been working at Discover full-time

    Pros

    Great team collaboration and environment for all

    Cons

    There aren't any cons that I can think of .. Discover is awesome

  4. "Nice Fin tech company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Riverwoods, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time

    Pros

    Employee Friendly, Good benefits, work life balance, giving back to community

    Cons

    Still more room for technologically advancement when compared to fin tech competitors

  5. "great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Cybersecurity Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent culture and team work

    Cons

    somewhat limited career growth and adoption of new ways to do things

  6. "Great Benefits and Work-Life Balance"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Asset and Configuration Specialist in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Discover full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay, and culture

    Cons

    Haven't had a chance to explore other areas of BT yet due to on boarding expert talent and engineers

  7. "Great workplace"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Data Science Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Growth opportunity, Diversity

    Cons

    Sometimes inefficient communication and lack of efficiency

  8. "Friendly company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Generous PTO , Good employees benefits

    Cons

    Less leadership impacts , Less motivation

  9. "Discover is a great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Internal Auditor in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Discover full-time

    Pros

    I have enjoyed my employment at Discover. They do a great job of hiring good quality people. I have learned so much from my managers and my co-workers. Discover strives to create a comfortable work environment.

    Cons

    Raises at Discover can be minimal while staying in the same position. There is a open opportunity to earn more by progressing within the company.

  10. "Collections"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Collections in New Albany, OH

    I worked at Discover full-time

    Pros

    Employee recognition here is outstanding

    Cons

    Typical call center environment which can be dull

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