Cloud Technical Analyst (Remote)

Chevy Chase, MD
Aug 07, 2022
Aug 10, 2022
Full Time
GEICO is looking for distinguished, highly energetic, positive, collaborative and talented free thinking individuals to join our eclectic, accomplished and versatile team. As a Technical Analyst, your role on our talented team will be comprised of working with Product Owners, Cloud Engineers, Software Developers and internal customers to analyze and document functional and non-functional requirements for new products and projects, and enhancements and tasks for existing products. In addition to functional and non-functional requirements, the Technical Analyst is additionally responsible for documenting functional test designs and cases for our products and ensuring that all functional requirements are met with successful tests prior to promotion. This role requires the ability to research, document and communicate these requirements to Engineering and development and document, design and sometimes develop the corresponding functional tests for those requirements. A successful candidate in this position will have demonstrable experience in research, documenting and communicating cloud technology requirements focused on Azure but also including AWS.Job Duties & Responsibilities: The role of a cloud technical analyst entails research, documentation and communication of function and non-functional requirements and functional test use case design, testing and sometimes test development. The candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong passion for system stability and testing. The candidate will foster relationships through passion and positivity and will model a behavior of accountability.Must have requirements:* 5+ years of demonstrable, professional systems analysis and design experience.* Strong critical thinking, decision making and problem solving/analytical skills.* Strong verbal and written communication skills* Experience in working with various people with various ranks to document and communicate functional and non-functional requirements.* Understanding of test driven development and practical application of TDD to ensure requirement adherence.* Experience with designing, developing and performing Functional Tests.* A self-starter with abilities to transition to new technologies and solve problems analytically.* At least 3 years of experience in a DevOps oriented team utilizing the AGILE with SCRUM methodology.* Familiarity with Azure resource management using ARM templates, Terraform templates and Azure APIs.* Proven experience collaborating to identify root "spirit" of requirements, and analysis of complex and distributed systems and environments.Nice to have:* Any Azure Cloud certifications(AZ-900, AZ-303/4/5)Benefits:At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO's competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program* that includes:Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave401(k) Plan with Profit SharingTuition ReimbursementPaid Training and Licensures*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service. **Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.#LI-SS3PDN-967544ef-0720-4754-b987-b14b8a0df01e