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Senior Software Engineering Manager - Site Reliability Engineering

1 month agoChevy Chase, MD / Remote

Position Summary:

GEICO's Site Reliability Engineering is seeking an experienced Senior manager to build and manage a new team of engineers who are passionate in building engineering solutions - tools , framework, and automation in performance, efficiency, and reliability domains . This is a newly created organization with a deep f ocus to enable all application teams to deliver enterprise-wide products t hat are highly performant , efficient, and reliabl e . Our workloads are spread between On-prem, Azure, and AWS and you will have exciting opportunities to solve complex problems in multi-cloud model. You can create a massive impact on our customers' experience and Geico's new mission towards Technology transformation.

Position Description:

Our Senior manager is an engineering leader who will lead members of the engineering staff working across the organization to provide a friction-less experience to our customers and maintain the highest standards of reliability and availability. Our team thrives and succeeds in delivering high-quality technology products and services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. The ideal candidate has broad and deep technical knowledge experience to improve application's performance, capacity benchmarking, improve availability and reliability, design and evolve cloud/infrastructure architecture, and leverage engineering solutions to solve operational problems.

Position Responsibilities:

As a Senior manager, you will:
  • Collaborate with the application teams to understand their pain points around performance, efficiency, reliability and formulate strategies to address recurring issues in a sustainable way.
  • Influence and build vision with application owners to ship quality products in a faster pace.
  • Ownership of the end-to-end delivery of team strategy and execution
  • Develop and motivate teams to solve complex problems and be a strong advocate for open-source technologies and solutions.
  • Be technically hands-on in coding as well as build ing highly available systems .
  • Be responsible for building and mentoring a new team of software engineers
  • Drive the team towards building solutions towards the long-term goals while ensuring that high priority tech debts are solved in an efficient way.
  • Be a strong thought leader in Site Reliability engineering, Operational excellence, and Devops Principles.
  • Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams.
  • Hands-on Software engineer ing manager with s trong understanding of Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps principles.
  • Fluency with at least one modern language such as Python, Java, Go and experience with open-source software is a big plus .
  • Hands-on experience in managing infrastructure components through Infrastructure as Code using T erraform, Ansible
  • Strong technical acumen in Cloud Architecture, Performance Benchmarking, Capacity planning and Reliability tools .
  • Expert in Container orchestration ( e.g., Kubernetes), container runtimes and OS (Operating System) optimization.
  • Experience in Observability platforms, application monitoring tools and performance analysis techniques.
  • Experience managing & growing technical leaders and teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
  • 6+ years of coding experience
  • 5+ years of development of tooling and engineering solution in a large-scale, mission-critical environment
  • 5+ years of hands-on work experience supervising personnel in a technical environment
  • 5+ years of experience with one of the public cloud - AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service

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

Annual Salary
$120,000.00 - $261,500.00
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.


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.

Client-provided location(s): Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Job ID: geico-R0046856
Employment Type: Other

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