Senior Engineer- People & Finance Tech (REMOTE) - MD Chevy Chase (Office) - JPS

GEICO is seeking an experienced Senior Engineer with a passion for building high-performance, low maintenance, zero-downtime platforms, and applications.  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 Engineer is a key member of the engineering staff working across the organization to provide a friction-less experience to our customers and maintain the highest standards of protection and availability. 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
•    Build product definition and leverage your technical skills to drive towards the right solution
•    Engage in cross-functional collaboration throughout the entire software lifecycle
•    Lead in design sessions and code reviews with peers 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 Python, C# or other object-oriented languages, SQL, and NoSQL databases, 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 within Wiki (Atlassian), CI/CD Pipeline, Azure Just-in-Time, VM Access, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Active Directory, Azure Automation Accounts
•    Experience with design and development of ALM features
•    Development and Management EAP
•    Experience architecting and designing new and current systems
•    Advanced understanding of DevOps concepts including Azure DevOps framework and tools
•    Advanced PowerShell scripting skills
•    Advanced understanding of monitoring concepts and tooling
•    Advanced understanding of security protocols and products
•    Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code
•    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 environment

•    4+ years of professional DevOps experience 
•    3+ years of experience with 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.


Job Profile


401(k) Plan Paid training Paid Training and Licensures Total Rewards Pro Tuition reimbursement


Access Architecture Automation AWS Azure Azure tools Azure tools and services Best Practices Business C CI/CD Cloud Collaboration Communication Compliance Continuous delivery Cross-functional Collaboration Deployment Design DevOps Docker Engineering Excel Finance GCP Information systems IT Kubernetes Maintenance Management Monitoring NoSQL Operations Orchestration Organization Policy PowerShell Powershell scripting Problem-solving Programming Python Scripting Security Software Development SQL Teams Technical Training

  • Architecting
  • Best Practices
  • Build scalable, resilient distributed systems
  • Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Designing
  • Design scalable distributed systems
  • Development
  • Engage in cross-functional collaboration
  • Improve processes
  • Lead design sessions and code reviews
  • Mentor other engineers
  • Share best practices
  • Share best practices and improve processes
  • Training

4+ years


Architecture Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Business Communication Computer Science Education Engineering Environment Equivalent Finance Information Systems IT Management Policy Science


Not sponsoring new applicants for employment authorization