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Position Summary GEICO is seeking an experienced Distinguished Engineer to solve complex cryptography-related challenges. You will help drive our insurance business transformation as we redefine experiences for our customers. Position Description Our Distinguished Engineer I 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 the strategy and execution of a technical roadmap that will increase the velocity of delivering products and unlock new engineering capabilities. You will lead and drive design, implementation, and maintenance of a robust public key infrastructure (PKI) framework and cryptography solutions. The ideal candidate has deep technical expertise ensuring secure authentication and communication across the organization. Position Responsibilities As a Distinguished Engineer I, you will: Focus on multiple areas and provide technical and thought leadership to the enterprise Develop and execute technical software development strategy for a variety of domains Accountable for the quality, usability, and performance of the solutions Influence and educate leadership at all levels 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 Oversee efficient certificate lifecycle management, including issuance, renewal, and revocation, while optimizing overall processes Collaborate with application team to implement tokenization solutions that reduce sensitive data exposure, thereby enhancing data security and minimizing the risk of unauthorized access Stay at the forefront of emerging cryptography trends, technologies, and best practices, and apply this knowledge to enhance GEICOs data protection strategies Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvements Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including security, compliance, and application teams to ensure the seamless integration and alignment of solutions with organizational goals Build resilient and scalable architecture, driving innovation and cost efficiency Qualifications Experience partnering with engineering teams and transferring research to production 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) Experience with micro-services oriented architecture and extensible REST APIs Experience building the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems Fluency in DevOps Concepts, Cloud Architecture, and Azure DevOps Operational Framework Experience in leveraging PowerShell scripting Experience in existing Operational Portals such as Azure Portal In depth knowledge of Datacenter structure, capabilities, and offerings, including the Azure platform, and its native services including the Azure platform and its native services Experience in security protocols and products: Understanding of Active Directory, Windows Authentication, SAML, OAuth Experience in Azure Network (Subscription, Security zoning, etc.) Fluency and specialization with at least one modern language such as Java, Go, or Rust In depth expertise in cryptographic protocols, digital certificates, and encryption standards such as X.509, Transport Layer Security (TLS), and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Demonstrated ability to design and implement resilient, scalable, and efficient solutions Strong problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to identifying and mitigating security risks and vulnerabilities Excellent communication skills, able to communicate complete technical concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders One or more of the following certifications are highly desired: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Experience 10+ years of professional experience in security engineering 8+ years of experience with security, encryption, architecture, and design 6+ years of experience with open-source frameworks is desired 4+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service 3+ years of people management experience Education Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience #LI-RP2 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 candidates 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, youll enjoy our * 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.