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Distinguished Java Engineer

Company: GEICO
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

At GEICO Technology Solutions, we are on a journey to revolutionize the Insurtech space with our technology offerings in the Insurance market and provide excellent service with better efficiency to our Customers and Associates. To achieve our vision and mission, we are focusing on transforming our existing tech to deliver products and capabilities that are marketplace ready and are agnostic of the Line of Business or the Channel utilized. - With this massive mission, we are looking to build a strong team of skilled and talented engineers for our Claims Technology team, with a passion for building high-performance, low-latency platforms, and applications. - If you are interested in transforming and building a new set of applications for Insurtech, this is a great opportunity to join as a leading member of the team while we expand our team in this space. - As a Distinguished Engineer I, you will help drive our insurance business transformation as we redefine experience for our customers. Our Distinguished Engineers work with our Principal and Sr. Engineers, as well as key stakeholders of the business, to innovate and build new systems, improve and enhance existing systems and identify new opportunities to apply your knowledge to solve critical problems. You will lead the Strategy and Execution of a technical roadmap that will increase the velocity of delivering products and unlock new engineering capabilities. The ideal candidate has deep technical expertise in their domain. - Position Responsibilities As a Distinguished Engineer, you will: -

  • Focus on a few key areas and provide technical and thought leadership to the enterprise. -
  • Collaborate with product managers, team members, customers, and other engineering teams to solve our toughest problems. -
  • Develop and execute technical software development strategy for a variety of domains. -
  • Accountable for the quality, usability & performance of the solutions. -
  • Utilize programming languages like .NET, Java, Python, SQL, and NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services. -
  • Be a role model and mentor, helping to coach and strengthen the technical expertise and know-how of our engineering and product community. Influence and educate executives. -
  • Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams. -
  • Analyze cost and forecast, incorporating them into business plans. -
  • Determine and support resource requirements, evaluate operational processes, measure outcomes to ensure desired results, and demonstrate adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning. - Qualifications
    • Exemplary ability to design, perform experiments, and influence engineering direction and product roadmap
    • Experience partnering with engineering teams and transferring research to production -
    • Track-record of publications history in credible conferences and journals
    • Practical knowledge of working in Agile environment (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe) -
    • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code
    • In-depth knowledge of CS data structures and algorithms
    • Experience solving analytical problems with quantitative approaches -
    • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment
    • Knowledge of developer tooling across the software development life cycle (task management, source code, building, deployment, operations, real-time communication)
    • Proven technical experience in Technology / Architecture Leadership role -
    • Proven experience building influential and impactful relationships internally and externally to lead and drive change -
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills -
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, proactive, and ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment -
    • Flexible and adaptable to a fast-paced work environment - Experience - 10+ years of professional software development experience within a Java framework (J2EE, web containers and Java) - - 8+ years of experience with architecture and design - - 6+ years of experience in open-source frameworks - - 4+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service - - 3+ years of people management experience - Education - Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience - #LI-RP2
      - Annual Salary $110,000.00 - $300,500.00 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.
      - Benefits: 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.

Keywords: GEICO, Ann Arbor , Distinguished Java Engineer, Engineering , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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