Senior Cloud DevOps Network Engineer (Remote)

Employer
GEICO
Location
Chevy Chase, MD
Posted
Aug 14, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Ref
626484005
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to be part of our innovative team? If so, read on!As a Cloud DevOps Network Engineer, you will be a senior member on the team that will develop simple solutions to complex problems, driving our engineering and automation for VNets/ Subnets/ and NSG changes that support/troubleshoot connectivity within GEICO network (Azure and on-prem). This role will possess the ability to research, propose and prototype new principles, technologies, concepts and integrate them using common DevOps practices. The successful candidate will also provide leadership across networking related tasks including strategic decisions around Configuration Management, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, security, and Release Management.Job Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will perform development activities for all phases of the infrastructure lifecycle from ideation through execution, and ongoing management and support, with specific attention to identifying opportunities for proactive and reactive (self-healing) automation solutions across our organizations. (S)/He will develop and execute new initiatives to simplify, standardize, optimize, and automate designs, tooling, and operations to reduce implementation cycle times, eliminate service downtime, optimize performance, and ensure that all security and compliance requirements are fully governed.Duties: * Full stack design and development experience within the Azure ecosystem including building platforms and frameworks to create consistent, verifiable, and automatic management of applications and infrastructure between non-production and production environments.* Overall IT knowledge with more in-depth knowledge of Networking, cloud technology (Azure specifically) such as topologies, protocols, components and principles* At least 5 years of experience in a DevOps oriented team utilizing the AGILE framework with SCRUM methodology.* Proven track record of driving transformation in cloud technologies, tools, and processes through a data-driven continuous improvement methodology* Working knowledge of networking concepts (DNS/DHCP/Firewalls/Sub-netting, etc.) * Transforming, integrating, and automating network infrastructure to tightly integrate with SDN(Software Defined Networking).* Develop and write powershell scripts in powershell version 4.0+.* Develop and write C# code using .NET 4.5+ framework to support the automation for network related changes/deployment.* Proven experience performing root cause analysis of security events and incidents* 24/7 Level 3 On-call support on a rotational basis* Play a key role in the adoption of Azure / Cloud offerings in the enterprise, specifically providing guidance/recommendations for network specific requirements * Ensure alignment with our Cloud DevOps model based on 100% automation and adoption of repeatable patterns that can be leveraged across the organization.* Promote the use of Azure/Cloud standardization, shared infrastructure and shared services to reduce costs and improve information flows.* Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products and synthesizing into clear technology roadmaps and strategies* Strong influencing skills and an ability to overcome barriers while driving changeReady to make an impact? If so, do you meet these qualifications?Candidate Required Qualifications:* 5+ years in designing, supporting/troubleshooting and deploying network configurations* Knowledge of networking components and concepts including subnets, DMZs, routers, switches, and firewalls* Demonstrable understanding of Web Services (WSDL, SOAP & REST), XML and JSON document schemas, HTTP protocol, JMS and underlying networking concepts* A self-starter demonstrating an ability to transition in technology, lead and guide architecture, and thoughtfully solve problems* Support internal and external audits related to SOX, ISO, PCI DSS, and state compliance* Understanding of Infrastructure as Code and practical application to virtualized Infrastructure (Logical compute, storage and network)* Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in .NET and PowerShell* Expert understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application* Expert understanding of code versioning tools (eg Git, TFS, Perforce). VSTS and GIT are a huge plus.* Proven development and maintenance experience* Excellent ability to multi-task by balancing multiple projects at the same time.Desired Qualifications:* Experience with Azure services and Software Defined Networking is highly valued.* Experience writing frameworks or developing APIs is a must.* Worked in a team using agile methodologies.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 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.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.GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.#LI-AP1PDN-957fd95b-abcc-4c5e-a68c-8a3bf25c77ca