Chevy Chase, Maryland

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The Monitoring and Event Management Team is looking for a highly-motivated, Azure Monitoring Engineer with an application engineering background to help administer and operate our Cloud Monitoring platforms. The candidate should have a strong technical aptitude and be comfortable providing excellent customer service. An ideal candidate will have knowledge with monitoring technologies such as Microsoft Azure Monitor (AppInsights, OMS, NPM), Dynatrace, Splunk, ThousandEyes, etc. The position also requires scripting to automate deployments with Monitoring and Event management solutions, ensuring 24/7 visibility of GEICO's application and service portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts to upgrade/consolidate monitoring tools in our portfolio and remediate any gaps in monitoring.
  • Work with customers and other stakeholders to develop correlation, visualizations, reports and dashboards.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure data relationships are correctly identified and the appropriate owners are identified.
  • Create and maintain documentation specific to monitoring tools, on-boarding procedures, and data mapping/relationships.
  • Must be detail-oriented, proactive, responsible and demonstrate an ability for getting the job done.
  • Keep abreast of latest technology trends and developments.
  • Knowledge of scripting (reporting, API integration with other monitoring tools, automation, etc.)

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure Monitor (App Insights, OMS etc.) is required.
  • Familiarity with designing, building, and maintenance of cloud environments in Azure, utilize IaaS, Pass, and SaaS Cloud Service model in Microsoft Azure.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based storage and database concepts including SQL, COSMOS, Azure tables, BLOB.
  • Familiarity with asynchronous communication mechanism design and implementation using messaging and storage frameworks like Azure Service Bus, Event Hubs, etc.
  • Knowledge of enterprise web application with distributed components, web services and Microservices using various system level and Object-Oriented architectures.
  • Ability to collaborate with other architecture teams i.e. Applications, Network, Database, Infrastructure, Security, etc.
  • Ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment and interact with a broad customer base with diverse needs and functional responsibilities.
  • Provide constant and clear technical and architectural leadership. Ensure correct technology choices and high standards in terms of adherence to best practices. Consistency, performance, robustness, intuitive APIs are core tenets for our solutions.
  • Perform peer design reviews and architectural reviews.
  • Highly skilled at interacting with customers and resolving their issues with a quick turnaround time.
  • Possess good work ethic and high-level of integrity.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong domain and business knowledge.
  • Knowledge of AKS and other container services.
  • Microsoft .Net platform experience is strongly preferred.
  • Coordinate with delivery project managers and business analysts to draft project scope and compile delivery estimates as needed
  • Oversee and monitor projects and initiatives for technical and architectural soundness. Take an active hands-on role in key enterprise monitoring solutions.

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.

Benefits:

As a full-time Azure Monitoring Engineer, you'll enjoy ourTotal 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 with Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures

*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

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.

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GEICO is built on ingenuity, perseverance, innovation, resilience and hard, honest work. From its humble beginnings in the midst of the Great Depression to its current place as one of the most successful companies in the nation, GEICO represents a quintessential American success story.

What does GEICO stand for?

Government Employees Insurance Company. The name goes back to the beginnings of the company. Founder Leo Goodwin first targeted a customer base of U.S. government employees and military personnel. Today, of course, the company has grown to provide insurance to a wide range of customers, no matter whether they're employed by Uncle Sam or the private sector.

 

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