DevOps Architect

  • GEICO,
  • Chevy Chase, MD
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Agile, Architecture, Database, Development, GIT, Hub, MCSE, PowerShell, Scrum
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Ready to make an impact? If so, please read on!

GEICO's DevOps Cloud Architecture team is seeking a talented and highly motivated DevOps architect to join their team. As a DevOps Architect you will help in the design and review of cloud solutions for the IT DevOps organization. You will also be responsible for implementing and maintaining solutions on the Azure platform utilizing Microsoft's .NET and PowerShell technologies. These solutions include standard SDKs and APIs for enterprise services. The ideal candidate will have experience navigating a dynamic work environment and be capable of envisioning a solution that goes beyond the immediate ask to satisfy the Enterprise customers.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Full stack design and development within the Azure ecosystem

24/7 Level 3 On-call support on a rotational basis

Play a key role in the adoption of Azure / Cloud offerings in the enterprise (CosmosDB, Azure Service Bus, Event Hub, AKS, and more)

Ensure alignment with our Cloud DevOps model based on 100% automation and adoption of repeatable patterns that can be leveraged across the organization

Promote the use of Azure/Cloud standardization, shared infrastructure and shared services to reduce costs and improve information flows

Create Reference Architectures and standards for the Microsoft Technology stack in line with IT DevOps and Application needs

Would you like to join this innovative team? If so, do you meet these qualifications?

Candidate Qualifications

Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent degree

Ideally 5+ years of architect level experience, however, a self-starter demonstrating an ability to transition in technology, lead and guide architecture, and thoughtfully solve problems could outweigh years of experience

2 or more years- experience as development team member in projects utilizing the AGILE framework with SCRUM methodology

Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in .NET and PowerShell

Expert understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Expert understanding of code versioning tools (e.g. Git, TFS, Perforce). VSTS and GIT are a huge plus.

Good understanding of database organization and structure

Good aptitude for analytics and the ability to work well with numbers

Deep understanding and familiarity with Azure technology stacks.

Experience working with Azure Technologies: e.g. Cloud Services (Web roles/worker roles),

REDIS Cache, Azure Service Bus/Event Hub, AKS, CosmosDB

MCSD Azure Solutions Architect

MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure


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.

How to Apply

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Company Information

We're more than just car insurance and a cute, green spokes-lizard. We're a place with more than 30,000 driven, innovative people specializing in information technology, sales, customer service, actuary, claims and much more.
Dice Id : geicodc
Position Id : R0004393

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