Senior DevOps Engineer

Employer
Geico
Location
Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
Posted
May 01, 2017
Closes
May 30, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Job Description   The IT DevOps organization is looking for a motivated DevOps Engineer with experience in Microsoft technologies focusing mainly on build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our platforms and infrastructure. You will become part of a diligent team of engineers that deliver infrastructure to host mission critical applications on cloud and on-premises, provide support with well-known and out of the box solutions, and guarantee the highest level of availability and performance for in-house developed applications. This position requires high technical skills on scripting and programming solutions implemented via PowerShell.   Would you like to join this innovative team?  If so, do you meet these qualifications?   Candidate Qualifications:  
  • Experience building CI/CD Solutions
  • Experience with Azure Automation, Service Management Automation (SMA), and System Center Orchestrator.
  • Containerization (Docker for Windows)
  • Experience working on Agile Development team
  • 3+ Experience with PowerShell, and ARM templates
  • 5+ years of experience in MS Windows environments
  • Understanding of DevOps concepts in order to collaborate, develop automated solutions, and enhance our Continuous Delivery initiatives
  • 2+ years of experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Server platforms (Windows OS, IIS, MS SQL Server, BizTalk, and ASP.Net applications deployments)
  • 2 + years of experience installing and configuring ASP.NET applications on Microsoft Azure PaaS and IaaS.
  • Experience with Virtualization (VMware vSphere and System Center Virtual Machine Manager) and
  • Proven Networking knowledge (TCP/IP and OSI stacks) and familiarity with connectivity concepts implements on Windows Servers, Load balancers, Domain Name Service (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and subnetting
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineer or a related degree     Responsibilities:  
  • Develop custom scripts to increase efficiency in process and system, with the objective of reducing human intervention on any repetitive tasks
  • Manage and monitor Microsoft .Net applications developed in-house.
  • Coordinate and migrate on-prem ASP.NET applications to the Microsoft Azure cloud.
  • Troubleshoot and identify solutions for Performance/Connectivity issues, Application functionality disruptions, Network Load Balancing, on .Net, ASP, and CGI applications; working together with developers and business stakeholders alike.
  • Maintain and promote Security, Availability, and Redundancy strategies
  • Provide 24 x 7 on call support for GEICO's systems as needed   Desired Qualifications:  
  • Possess Microsoft Certifications (MCSA and MCSE)
  • Configuring Application Insights and other monitoring tools for PaaS and IaaS applications.  
About GEICO   For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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