Principal Enterprise Architect (Remote)

Chevy Chase, MD
Aug 14, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Position SummaryWorking on GEICO's Enterprise Architecture team is your opportunity to reimagine insurance while working for one of the most recognized brands in the country. As an enterprise architect, you will use your technical skills and creative abilities to collaboratively define current and target state domain architectures, drive strategic initiatives, and define our API, data, and enterprise platform strategies. You will directly assist engineering teams as you work to build architectural awareness, increase technical knowledge, and drive the adoption of modern technologies and architectural patterns.QualificationsYou are a highly motivated and hands-on expert in enterprise, solution, and application architectureYou are experienced in generating alignment between business goals and enterprise technologyYour growth mindset drives you to discover and adopt tomorrow's solutions before they become yesterday's newsYou have knowledge of Azure and/or AWS resources and tools with demonstrable proficiency in how cloud service offerings support solutions for multiple architecture disciplines or focus areas You love teamwork and seek an ever-increasing understanding of application design practices, principles, and patternsYou push yourself to grow your breadth of problem-solving skills, and see past the immediate answer to the simple, elegant solutionYou are a thought leader with a gift for collaborating, influencing others, and articulating complex topics in an understandable way, both in writing and in conversationYou power through ambiguity and bring solutions into focus by building, testing, and refining minimally viable products because you find learning to solve complex problems and continuous improvement funIf this sounds like you, GEICO's Technology Solutions department would love to talk to you about joining our diverse team of enterprise architects. Position ResponsibilitiesProvide business, data, application and technology thought leadership in discussions with IT delivery teams and business partnersWork through sets of requirements in partnership with other stakeholders to develop solution designs that map to the goals of the organizationCreate clear and concise architectural documentationWork to build consensus across the Technology Solutions department on architectural initiatives and reference architecturesLead the technical review of third-party software packages, perform buy versus build analysis, and create technical solutions through the development of proof of concept (POC) projectsCollaborate with other architects, delivery teams, and stakeholders in an Agile (Scrum/Kanban) environment to deliver products with a strong adherence to recommended architectural designs and patternsExperience8+ years of architecture, software design/development experience in several of the following areas: enterprise application services, data, security, platform, infrastructure, and AI/ML6+ years of experience with programming languages such as .NET, C#, Java, Python, SQL, and etcetera, with expert level knowledge in at least one of them3+ years of experience with agile methods, developing end-to-end lifecycle software management, integration testing, and CI/CD automation toolsEducationBachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field (or equivalent verifiable experience, skillset and track record of success)BenefitsAt 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) Profit Sharing PlanTuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan optionsPaid Training, Licensures, and Certificates*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.The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO's highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area.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-JD3PDN-9610aa42-b450-4d6c-a86e-3bc67b73ec96

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