September 19, 2014

Discover Among The Top 100 Best Places To Work For Information Technology Professionals

Company Recognized for Benefits, Work-Life Balance

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 19, 2014-- Discover Financial Services ranked No. 52 among large organizations on the 2014 IDG’s Computerworld “100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology” list. This marks the 12th consecutive year Discover has been recognized as a best place to work for IT professionals.

“Innovation, collaboration and simplicity are just a few of the core values that guide our actions at Discover,” said Glenn Schneider, senior vice president and chief information officer at Discover. “In Technology, we are committed to leveraging these values to build an exciting and rewarding environment for employees to do their best work and help make Discover a leading direct bank and payments company.”

In their annual survey, Computerworld ranks the top 100 workplaces for technology professionals by conducting extensive research of benefits offered by small, midsize and large organizations. Factors like diversity, career development and benefits are reviewed, and IT workers’ feedback factors heavily in determining placement on the list.

"Hiring the best and the brightest IT pros, offering them competitive pay and providing top-notch benefits is just the beginning for the outstanding employers on this year's Best Places to Work in IT list," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "Both newcomers to the list and rock-steady stalwarts nurture their talent with challenging business-critical projects, extensive training opportunities and ongoing career development programs. They invest in their own futures by investing in their employees."

In addition to offering employees benefits like 25 days of paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and performance-based incentive plans, Discover recently launched internal employee resource groups, branded Employee Connection Groups, which contribute to Discover’s priority to drive diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Offerings like these allow Discover employees to enjoy a healthy work-life balance.

To see current opportunities to work for Discover, including more information regarding campus locations and benefits, go to To view Discover’s full profile on the “Top 100” list, visit

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, publication, focused conference series, customer solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.8 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, November 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

About Discover

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America’s cash rewards pioneer, and offers home loans, private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts, certificates of deposit and money market accounts through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation’s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, visit

Source: Discover

Rob Weiss, 224-405-6304