Distinguished Engineer II (REMOTE)

GEICO Remote
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October 13, 2022
Martins Additions, MD, MD

GEICO is more than insurance, it’s truly a tech company at heart. GEICO's Technology Solutions is rapidly expanding to keep up with its growth in the digital space

GEICO Technology Solutions is seeking an experienced Engineer with a passion for building high performance, low-latency platforms and applications. You will help drive our insurance business transformation as we redefine experience for our customers.

Position Description

Our Distinguished Engineer works with our Principal and Sr. engineers to innovate and build new systems, improve and enhance existing systems as well as identify new opportunities to apply your knowledge to solve critical problems. You will lead 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 in 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 variety of domains.
• Accountable for the quality, usability & performance of the solutions.
• Utilize programming languages like .NET, 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, demonstrate adaptability and sponsor continuous learning.


• 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).


• 12+ years of professional software development experience
• 10+ years of experience with architecture and design
• 6+ years of experience in open source frameworks
• 6+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service
• 3+ years of people management experience


• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience


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 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 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.

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.


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