Senior Java Engineer – Claims Platform Technology (REMOTE)

March 26, 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 group of skilled and talented engineers for our Claims Platform Technology team that brings 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 core contributor while we expand our team in this space. Our Senior Engineer is a key member of the engineering staff working across Business Services Engineering, Data Engineering… Platform Engineering, and Infrastructure Engineering to ensure that we provide a friction-less experience to our customers and maintain the highest standards of protection and availability. The ideal candidate has proven Java development experience along with a background in Microservices and Containers Architecture (REST API, Dockers, Kubernetes, ASB) as well as EDA (Event Driven Architecture) using Kafka. Experience in Azure SQL, VM or PostgreSQL is a plus. Position Responsibilities As a Senior Java 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 Java, C#, Kotlin, Python, etc. and SQL and NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services. · Mentor other engineers on the team to professionally help them realize their full potential. · Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams. Qualifications · Advanced programming experience with at least two modern languages such as Java, Kotlin, Python or C#, including object-oriented and functional programming · Proven understanding of micro-services-oriented architecture, extensible REST APIs and open-source frameworks · Experience with Spring Boot and other Spring projects such as Spring Data, Spring Integration Spring MVC, Spring Cloud, etc. · Experience with containers and container orchestration such as Docker, Kubernetes etc. · Experience building the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems · Experience with event driven architectures and building event driven microservices with pub-sub/streaming technologies such as Kafka · Experience with TDD/ATDD/ BDD · In-depth knowledge of CS data structures and algorithms · Strong verbal and written communication skills · Excellent problem-solving skills and proactive in troubleshooting · Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment · Practical knowledge of working in Agile environment (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe) Experience · 4+ years of Software Development within a Java framework (J2EE, web containers and Java) · 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 Education · Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience #LI-MK1 *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. 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. 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. For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We’re an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace. Opportunities for Students & Grads Learn more about GEICO Learn more about GEICO Diversity and Inclusion Learn more about GEICO Benefits

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