Principle Data Engineer

Chevy Chase, MD
Dec 01, 2022
Dec 10, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
GEICO is seeking an experienced engineer who loves data and is passionate about building next generation high-performance and reliable data applications and data platforms, to help make GEICO a data driven company. You will be working in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment, solving complex business and data problems. As a Principal Engineer, you will: Focus on a few key data capability areas and provide technical and thought leadership to the data team and to the enterprise. Collaborate with product managers, team members, customers, and other engineering teams to pilot new solutions and solve our toughest problems. Leads design sessions and code reviews to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization.Be accountable for the quality, usability, supportability, and performance of the solutions. Utilize programming languages and frameworks such as Python, Spark, SQL, .NET, and NoSQL db's, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services. Be a role model and mentor, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community.Influence and educate executives. Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams. Qualifications Exemplary ability to design, develop, perform experiments, and influence engineering direction and product roadmap. Ability to partner with engineering teams and turning research to production. Practical knowledge of working in Agile environment (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe). Solid understanding in continuous delivery and infrastructure as code. In-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms. Experience solving analytical problems with quantitative approaches. Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment. Knowledge of developer tooling across the software development life cycle (task management, source code, building, deployment, operations, real-time communication). 7+ years of experience in data software development, using data technologies such as Relational & NoSQL databases, open data formats, and programming languages such as Python, Scala, and/or other frameworks, building data pipelines (ETL and ELT) with batch or streaming ingestion, loading, and transforming data, and developing with big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, and MapReduce.5+ years of experience designing and building for data quality assurance, reliability, availability and scalability, on existing and new data applications.5+ years of experience in DevOps Concepts, Cloud Architecture, and Azure DevOps Operational Framework.4+ years of experience in designing and building solutions for data security, data quality and observability, metadata management, data lineage, and data discovery.4+ years of experience building data software in microservices-oriented architecture and extensible REST APIs.4+ years of experience in open-source frameworks. Education Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience 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) 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 on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire 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-RD2

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