GEICO IT DevOps organization is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and service delivery oriented Senior DevOps Engineer
to join our IT DevOps-Service Delivery team. The candidate will be responsible defining and enforcing application support best practices, server provisioning, deployment automation, ITSM onboarding and provide full application development support across all environments including providing production support (L3 and higher) triage and on-call duties. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in leading projects from inception to implementation in a robust, timely and cost effective manner. The candidate must have excellent technical, analytical, decision making and problem solving skills backed with good verbal and written communication skills. Experience with the Microsoft Azure and application infrastructure related activities is a must. The ideal candidate will also have solid experience in successfully building partnerships with the business units and other IT groups within the organization.
To be an effective engineer of this group, the candidate must be well versed in the system and software development life cycles, be able to provide direction and feedback during design/topology reviews, think strategically, have strong desire to ensure that the team meets the highest standards in triage, analysis and project management. Position also includes interacting with analyst leads and business partners, triaging/tracking issues and providing technical solutions to resolve business needs.Basic Requirements:
• Proven experience in working on Azure environments & its offerings (PaaS, SaaS or IaaS), PowerShell, Loadbalacing, Firewall and DNS
• Understanding of Cloud APIs and Cloud technologies with some .NET & C# programing experience
• Prior experience in using cloud APIs to automate provisioning, deployment, improving system performance and stability a plus
• Experience managing tasks across multiple simultaneous projects with aggressive time lines
• Hands-on experience working with Application teams to deliver leading platforms with tight deadlines
• Act as a liaison between application development and different infrastructure teams
• Ability to troubleshoot across multiple applications
• Understanding of OWASP and security best practicesPreferred Qualifications:
• Working knowledge of TFS and TFS Build definitions
• Working knowledge of Maven, Jenkins or Hudson
• Working knowledge of Confluence Wiki is a plus
• A college degree in Computer Science or equivalent filed
• Certification in relevant technologies is a plus #LI-AA1
Note: The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO's highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area. Once GEICO determines it is safe for associates to return to the office, candidates may be required to work in our Chevy Chase, MD office.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
* 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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