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Senior Engineer - Developer Productivity Engineering (Data)



Software Engineering
Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

The Senior Engineer is a key member of our engineering staff, working across the organization and enterprise to provide a friction-less experience to our developer community and maintain the highest standards of protection and availability. This role will center around our Developer Productivity Engineering Data spoke, harvesting and providing our userbase with up-to-date, pertinent, and reliable data, to drive decision making and facilitate organizational directives. Our team thrives and succeeds in delivering high-quality technology products and services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. The ideal candidate has broad and deep technical knowledge, typically ranging from front-end UIs through back-end systems and all points in between.

Position Responsibilities
As a Senior Engineer, you will:
· Scope, design, and build scalable, resilient distributed systems
· Engage in cross-functional collaboration throughout the entire software lifecycle
· Influence and build vision with product managers, team members, customers, and other engineering teams to solve complex problems for building enterprise class business applications
· Build product definition and leverage your technical skills to drive towards the right solution
· Lead in design sessions and code reviews to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization
· Define, create, and support reusable application components/patterns from a business and technology perspective
· Utilize programming languages like GO, Java, Typescript, React, HTML, Python, C# or other object-oriented languages, SQL, and NoSQL databases, DB engines like Spark and Trino, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services
· Mentor other engineers
· Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams

· Advanced programming experience with at least two modern languages such as GO, Java, C++, Python or C# including object-oriented design
· Experience building products of micro-services-oriented architecture and extensible REST APIs
· Experience building data warehouses optimized for OLTP or OLAP
· Experience with ETL and ELT, preferably using open-source toolsets
· Experience in analytics and data reporting / aggregated display, using proprietary (PowerBI, Tableau) or OSS (Grafana) toolsets
· Experience building the architecture and design of new and current systems (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling)
· Experience writing/consuming metrics from highly complex YAML pipeline/workflow code in GitHub
· Experience with container orchestration on different compute platforms for data ingestion and transformation
· Advanced understanding of DevOps Concepts, Cloud Architecture and Azure DevOps Operational Framework
· Experience in leveraging PowerShell scripting
· Experience in Datacenter structure, capabilities, and offerings, including the Azure platform and its native services
· Advanced understanding of security protocols and products: understanding of Azure Active Directory, SAML, OICD/OAUTH
· In-depth knowledge of CS data structures and algorithms
· Knowledge of developer tooling across the software development life cycle (task management, source code, building, deployment, operations, real-time communication)
· Strong problem-solving ability
· Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment

· 4+ years of professional platform development or general development experience
· 3+ years of experience with DW architecture and design
· 3+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service
· 2+ years of experience in open-source frameworks

· Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience

Annual Salary

$76,000.00 - $236,500.00

The above annual salary range is a general guideline. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/ annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate’s work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations.

At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.


As an Associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures

*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.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for 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 hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. 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.