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Senior Azure Cloud Engineer-(REMOTE)

Company: Geico Insurance
Location: Chevy Chase
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

GEICO is looking for an experienced and motivated Senior Azure Cloud Engineer specialized in containers technologies/platforms and CI/CD pipeline orchestration/automation. The Senior Azure Cloud Engineer will work in the Cloud Platform Engineering organization to lead the engineering, including architecture, design, validation, and implementation of self-service and highly scalable CI/CD automation and containerization solutions on multiple compute platforms. The candidate is expected to have a solid experience in public cloud services such compute, storage, network, security, authentication/authorization, etc.


* 3+ years of professional experience designing, creating, and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and repos in Microsoft Azure DevOps or GitHub
* 2+ years of professional experience writing highly complex YAML pipeline code in both Azure DevOps or GitHub
* 1+ experience designing, building, and maintaining Azure DevOps self-hosted agents or GitHub Runners
* 3+ years of extensive experience designing, building, running, and maintaining container images for different compute platforms such as Azure VMs and Scale Sets, Amazon EC2, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), Azure Container Apps (ACA), and Azure Container Instance (ACI)
* Professional experience writing highly complex docker files or other containerization technologies such as Podman, Kaniko, etc.
* Professional experience writing highly complex YAML code for containers orchestration on different compute platforms
* 1+ year of experience automating IT tasks and processes in PowerShell or NET/C#
* 2+ years of experience designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud services (compute, storage, network, security, authentication/authorization, etc.) in Azure
* Familiarity with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, AWS IAM, Windows Authentication, SAML, and OAuth
* Some experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using terraform module/configuration
* Ability to work independently, yet function as an integral part of a team, take initiative, and contribute in a fast-paced environment
* Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills


Candidate must possess a bachelor's degree in a computer related field


Nice to have Certifications

Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert or Microsoft Azure Administrator

Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert or Exam AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions


At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO's competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program* that includes:

* Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period
* Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
* 401(k) Plan
* Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options
* Paid Training, Licensures, and Certificates
* 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.

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.

GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to 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 celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.


Annual Salary

$82,000.00 - $185,000.00

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.

Keywords: Geico Insurance, Washington DC , Senior Azure Cloud Engineer-(REMOTE), Other , Chevy Chase, DC

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