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 

What You’ll Do

  • Execute Talent Acquisition and Sourcing strategies for Discover Financial Services by serving as an expert networker and talent market knowledge bank for the enterprise.
  • Build pipelines of pre-qualified talent for current and future positions throughout the enterprise, using internet-based platforms and traditional sourcing techniques.
  • Utilize internal and external networks and referral sources, industry publications, etc., to identify and attract top talent to Discover.
  • Represent Talent Acquisition to internal and external stakeholders, manage third parties, and deliver solutions to fulfill recruitment and other talent projects.

How You’ll Do It

  • Deliver high-quality, pre-screened, active, and passive candidates. Work with recruiters to develop and execute sourcing strategies to meet overall recruiting goals and build talent pipelines based on Business Unit workforce planning. 
  • Identify candidates using multiple techniques, including cold calling into competitors, online databases, social media websites, Boolean keyword searches, job boards, contact lists, networking, employee referrals, etc.
  • Evaluate candidates and make recommendations to hiring managers and other stakeholders.
  • Source passive candidates through extensive name-generation research, relationship building, complex internet searches, and existing talent pools.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing work, based on business needs and deadlines.
  • Collect, manage, and report on project and talent market data/metrics. Obtain talent market intelligence and provide ongoing feedback to recruiters based on market realities, accompanied by supporting data and metrics.
  • Maintain excellent understanding of a variety of sourcing tools and evaluate and manage timing and appropriate use of each. Research and adopt innovative tools and approaches to sourcing efforts.
  • Develop social networking contacts via groups, social media, association contacts, etc.
  • Create and deliver content to increase visibility of the Discover Employment Brand.
  • Map target organizations and build organizational charts based on research and discussions.

Qualifications You’ll Need 

The Basics

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or experience in a business-related field
  • Experience previously working as a Sourcer within an In-house environment
  • Proficient in using LinkedIn Recruiter and conducting Boolean searches
  • Experience sourcing Engineering and DevOps roles
  • Ability to use Market data to influence hiring e.g. LinkedIn Insights
  • Experience developing Sourcing strategies to attract top talent in the market

Bonus Points If You Have

  • Experience sourcing IT roles within the Financial Services industry

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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.

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