Software Data Engineer (Remote)

Employer
GEICO
Location
Chevy Chase, MD
Posted
Aug 08, 2022
Closes
Aug 10, 2022
Ref
620727102
Hours
Full Time
GEICO's - Data Management Services department is seeking highly motivatedSoftware Data Engineers who will help build and grow GEICO's data governance capabilities. The mission is to build a program where data lineage is embedded in all aspects of the data lifecycle, in the least intrusive way possible.Qualified candidate must have a passion for software engineering, researching, and developing strategies. Qualified candidates must have the ability to plan, prioritize, initiate, execute, and work on complex projects and initiatives. The role demands attention to details, great interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communication skills. A successful candidate must also be able to effectively communicate technical and non-technical concepts across all levels of the organization.As a Software Data Engineer, you will provide support and services for the build, enhancement, and maintenance of our data governance management platform. You will meet regularly with the vendor to ensure high quality service delivery and maximization of product value. You will also partner and work closely with the Enterprise Data Governance team and Enterprise Data Architecture team to ensure that the platform support the needs of our data traceability initiatives.Technical Experience/Skills Required:* Experience in Azure Ecosystem (Azure Data lake, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Storage, Cosmos DB, ADO)* Understanding and experience working with Microsoft Azure DevOps (work items, build/release, CICD)* Understanding of Data Modeling concepts and Data Architecture* Track-record of successful project delivery, building collaborative cross-functional relationships, and an ability to find creative ways to solve business problems* Ability to support multiple stakeholders/projects simultaneously and work in a very fast-paced environment* Possess a strong sense of ownership, responsibility, motivation, and continuous improvement* Experience in Data Engineering and modern warehousing technologies such as Snowflake* Understanding of code development best practices, process design and automation, security concepts, Agile concepts, tools, and technologies* Knowledge on Data Ingestion/ streaming tooling such as Kafka, Spark, or similar technologies* Familiarity with DevOps landscape, processes, standards, and tools* Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills* Excellent oral and written communication skills* May be required to be on call for production support 24x7Desired Qualifications:* 1 to 3+ years of experience designing, building, optimizing, and scaling data solutions using distributed computing* Experience in Agile frameworks and methodologies (Atlassian, Azure DevOps), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) experience is a plus.* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent work experience* Strong understanding of data Ingestion, data transformation, data management, data quality, and data lineage services and technologies* Experience with Metadata management tools (Microsoft Purview, Collibra, Alation, Informatica, etc.)* Experience with relational database concepts / technologies (SQL, Oracle, etc.)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-967544c2-776b-4265-9a49-58873319cf2e

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