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Senior Manager, MarTech and Ads Engineering

GEICO

GEICO

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

GEICO is seeking an experienced Senior Manager with a passion for building high performance, low-latency platforms, and applications. You will build and manage a team of engineers with a deep focus on delivering enterprise-wide products to operate in a highly performant and efficient way. You will help drive our insurance business transformation as we transition from a traditional IT model to a tech organization with engineering excellence as its mission, while co-creating the culture of psychological safety and continuous improvement.

Position Description:

Our Senior Manager is an engineering leader who works with the engineering staff to innovate and build new engineering solutions, improve and enhance existing solutions as well as leverage engineering solutions to solve critical operational problems. A Senior Manager will lead strategy and execution of a technical roadmap that will increase the velocity of delivering products and unlock new engineering capabilities. The ideal candidate has deep technical expertise to improve application performance, capacity benchmarking, improve availability and reliability, design and evolve cloud infrastructure and architecture.

Position Responsibilities
As a Senior Manager, you will:

  • Work with your Director to address project dependencies, negotiate and estimate incremental delivery dates for milestones with the stakeholder community, and deliver projects on time

  • Identify and raise appropriate project risks, in addition to presenting detailed and implementable solutions or alternatives

  • Understand how requirements and design choices may impact systems across multiple areas

  • Report on your team’s progress for project and other key metrics, in addition to presenting detailed and implementable ideas for areas to further improve or influence product or project delivery

  • Initiate and support performance evaluation of team members

  • Cultivate a culture that motivates all levels of performers to higher levels of achievement

  • Build and maintain relationships with your team members to support an environment of trust

  • Influence those you motivate and coach to be receptive to feedback by cultivating a culture that acknowledges and expects individuals to grow and be accountable as a result of the experience gained (growth mindset)

  • Identify where technical or analytical skill gaps put future team deliverables at risk and craft a plan to remediate, consistently challenge team members to share knowledge and learn new technologies

  • Proficiently execute difficult conversations on development and performance

  • Craft and deliver strategic and well-structured persuasive arguments to drive projects that drive process improvement, enhance cost leadership, and/or customer experience

  • Manage up to leadership as well as give feedback when appropriate

  • Administer coaching plan(s) and Performance Improvement Plan(s)

  • Craft fully compliant quality documentation

  • Compliant negotiation and execution of warning administration and/or involuntary termination

  • Develop the team budget and be accountable for reporting on results achieved at regular intervals

  • Significantly contribute to the team planning process to include surfacing associate level proposals

  • Qualifications

  • Basic UI/UX and prototype design knowledge and experience

  • Hands on experience with Marketing Automation platforms such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

  • Proven experience in digital experimentation and using web analytics data to optimize the online customer experience

  • Knowledge of DTM tagging, including implementation solution design and processing rule set

  • Hands-on experience with Metadata management tools (Microsoft Purview, Collibra, Alation, Informatica, etc.)

  • Knowledge of cloud computing technologies and concepts (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of object-oriented development, Gang of Four (GOF) Design Patterns, Microservices, Dependency Injection with IOC containers, and both frontend and backend unit testing

  • Proven ability to concentrate and demonstrate a capacity for learning technical concepts and adapting to new technologies quickly

  • Strong Cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) platform knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office tools such as PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and WebEx for effective communication

  • Proficiency in Project Management and work item management tools such as Azure DevOps and Portfolio

  • Proficiency in Program Management tools such as MS Project, Visio, and Excel

  • Strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, and core computer science concepts

  • Experience in existing Operational Portals such as Azure Portal

  • Fluency with .NET, HTML-5, JavaScript/TypeScript, XML, JSON, RESTful Web Services, and Event Driven Architectures

  • Fluency with at least one modern language such as Python, Java, Go and experience with open-source software is a big plus

  • Experience with application monitoring tools and performance assessments

  • Experience in PowerShell Scripting

  • Constructing, interpreting, and applying metrics to your work and decision making, able to use those metrics to identify correlation between drivers and results, and using that information to drive prioritization and action

Experience:

  • 6+ years coding experience

  • 5+ years of development in a large-scale, mission-critical environment

  • 5+ years of hands-on work experience supervising personnel in a technical environment

  • 2+ years of experience with automated testing including Unit, Integration, and End-to-End functional testing


Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent experience


Annual Salary

$120,000.00 - $261,500.00

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.


Benefits:

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.