DevOps Engineer-(Remote)

Employer
GEICO
Location
Chevy Chase, MD
Posted
Dec 02, 2022
Closes
Dec 13, 2022
Ref
727061787
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
GEICO Technology Solutions Underwriting Systems department is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated and delivery-oriented Cloud engineer for an exciting opportunity in our DevOps team. Our department delivers complex and mission critical systems for GEICO s underwriting and rating products and this team is responsible for the its DevOps needs. The ideal candidate is someone passionate about applying DevOps concepts daily in their role as a DevOps engineer with strong infrastructure knowledge on Azure, DevOps, Kubernetes, PowerShell, provisioning / deployment automation, and development knowledge on .NET and ASP .NET. In this role you will: Contribute to the design/topology of our cloud platforms Lead cloud infrastructure projects and initiatives from design to implementation in a robust, timely and cost-effective manner. Collaborate with Architects, Developers, Configuration Management, Network and Security teams to resolve dependencies and ensure that deadlines are met. Be a contributing partner for our migration efforts from Azure PaaS/IaaS services to Kubernetes containers or App Services. Be able to balance delivery of multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously and sometimes be part of cross-cutting teams. Maintain and test on a regular basis our DRP / multi-regions high-availability systems. Provide operational support on Underwriting services portfolio and troubleshoot across multiple applications (L3 and higher) Represent the team and provide excellent 24x7 support on an on-call rotational basis. Technical & Business Skills: 5+ years of proven experience in Cloud DevOps, especially on Azure environments & its offerings (PaaS, SaaS or IaaS), Network, Loadbalacing, Firewall and DNS. 2+ years of proven experience with Azure Kubernetes, Azure functions, Webbapps. 5+ years of proven experience in Powershell scripting. 5+ years of proven experience working with monitoring tools such as Splunk, Dynatrace and Application Insights. 5+ years of proven experience in Production support, incident triaging, Root Cause Analysis and on-call duties 3+ years of proven experience with build and release automation products (eg TFS, VSTS , Git, Jenkins) 3+ years of proven experience with Infrastructure as Code technologies (eg Terraform, ARM templates, CloudFormation) Understanding of Cloud APIs and Cloud technologies with some .NET & C# programing experience. Understanding of OWASP and security best practices Prior experience with 3rd party software s such as FICO or Metastorm is a plus. Soft Skills: Proven experience with Safe Agile or Agile development practices, methodologies (Sprint planning, Daily Scrums, Backlog grooming and updating ADO artifacts to ensure work is tracked appropriately) and Atlassian Products (Jira, Confluence, Service Desk). Strong conceptualization abilities, detailed oriented, critical/analytical thinking & troubleshooting skills with ability to work independently and deliver consistent results to difficult problems. Needs to be self-motivated and results driven individual. Be able to quickly adjust to changing priorities. Independent and strong team player with a desire to learn by collaborating within peers and Application teams. Effective organization and communication skills, both written and verbal to the extent of communicating technical issues to non-technical stakeholders eloquently. Experience with Change Management processes is a must, prior experience with tools like Helix (BMC) and Service Now is a plus. Proven experience in coaching and mentoring junior and offshore team members. Prior experience in Insurance Domain is a plus. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field. Azure Certification is a PLUS. AZ-900 will be required after joining. Any of the 70-4xx or 70-5xx (Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, implementing MS Azure Infrastructure Solutions) is a plus 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 Leave 401(k) Plan Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options Paid 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 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 #AJ19