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Discover Recognized in IDG’s Computerworld 2019 Best Places to Work in IT

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Discover has once again been recognized by IDG’s Computerworld as one of
the 2019 Best Places to Work in IT, marking the 16th year the company
has been recognized as a best place to work for information technology

Discover ranks No. 9 among large companies on this year’s list.
Computerworld developed the list based on extensive feedback from IT
professionals at small, midsize and large companies. The evaluation is
based on company offerings in categories such as benefits, career
development, training and retention.

“At Discover, we recognize the importance of a culture that embraces
collaboration and creativity,” said Glenn Schneider, executive vice
president and chief information officer at Discover. “We offer growth
opportunities and promote a healthy work-life balance for our technology
employees to enable them to deliver innovative and customer-driven

“The market for IT talent remains very tight, and employers continue to
focus on finding and holding on to the best people,” said Computerworld
executive editor Ken Mingis. “Our 2019 survey shows again that the Best
Places to Work in IT are dynamic organizations that provide top pay and
a broad array of programs and benefits designed to make them attractive
places to work. Many show that they have a commitment to training, to
diversity and to improved communication and teamwork.”

Discover continues to provide a competitive benefits package to all of
its employees including tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave,
generous 401(k) match and PTO package, commuter benefits, and a flexible
work environment. The company provides various training programs to help
foster career growth. In addition, through the Discover College
Commitment program launched last year, eligible employees have the
opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree at no cost to select
universities and programs on day one of employment. The company also has
ten Employee Resource Groups, which provides tools and resources to help
employees connect, build communities at work, and foster an inclusive

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To view Discover’s full profile on 100 Best Places to Work in IT list,

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 card issuers in the United States. The company issues
the Discover card, America’s cash rewards pioneer, and offers private
student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings
accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking
business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of 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 around the
world. For more information, visit

About the Best Places to Work in IT

The Best Places to Work in IT list is an annual ranking of the top 100
work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld.
The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding
company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development,
training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive
surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining
the rankings.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading technology media brand empowering
enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business
advantage by skillfully exploiting today’s abundantly powerful web,
mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to
IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses
revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new
collaboration platforms. Computerworld’s award-winning website (,
strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s
largest global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT
vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld is published by IDG
Communications, Inc. Company information is available at

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