GEICO is looking for a Principal Java Engineer – Data Streaming (REMOTE) #JavaJobHuntingTelecommute #RemoteJavaCareer #EngineerJobs
Customer data will be the fuel for GEICOs growth and transformation through the years ahead. Heres your chance to get involved and help shape one of our companys most critical initiatives. The Single View of the Customer (SVOC) Team is seeking talented senior to principal-level engineers to join our team with a focus on growing our data streaming, customer data platform, and core API capabilities. An ideal candidate is intellectually curious, has a solution-oriented mindset, and enjoys learning new tools and techniques. You will have the opportunity to design and execute vital efforts such as delivering real-time capabilities for critical data sources, building out identity resolution, segmentation, and exploration features, and enabling key use cases by making our web service more robust and resilient. Position Responsibilities As a Principal Engineer, you will: Focus on a few key areas and provide leadership to the engineering teams. Own complete solution across its entire life cycle. Design and implement real-time data streaming solutions using technologies like Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ, or similar frameworks. Collaborate with engineering team to define the overall system architecture, ensuring scalability, fault tolerance, and performance optimization. Act as a technical and thought leader for domains like Customer Data Platforms, GraphQL API, or data streaming. Influence and build vision with product managers, team members, customers, and other engineering teams to solve complex problems for building enterprise-class business applications. Accountable for the quality, usability & performance of the solutions. Implement monitoring and logging solutions to track system performance and troubleshoot issues. Lead in design sessions and code reviews to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization. Utilize programming languages like Java, .NET, Python, SQL, and NoSQL databases, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services. Mentor more junior team members professionally to help them realize their full potential. Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams. Qualifications Fluency and Specialization with at least two modern languages such as Java, C#, or Python including object-oriented design. Experience in building products micro-services oriented architecture and extensible APIs. Experience building the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems. Experience containerizing applications using Docker or Kubernetes (AKS preferred) Experience designing and implementing performance testing with tools such as JMeter or LoadRunner Familiarity with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code. Experience in leveraging Powershell scripting Understanding of Monitoring Portals such as Splunk or Application Insights Understanding of Security Protocols & Products: Active Directory, Windows Authentication, SAML, OAuth Strong familiarity with GraphQL web services Experience and passion for documentation and mentoring junior developers Understanding of CI/CD tooling like Jenkins, Gradle, and Artifactory Strong problem-solving ability Hands-on experience with real-time event-steaming platforms such as Apache Kafka Hands-on experience with SQL, Spark, or Gremlin is a huge plus Familiarity with NoSQL and Graph databases Experience writing unit tests using common testing frameworks and actively contributing to code quality 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 6+ years of professional software development experience 3+ years of experience with architecture and design 3+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service 4+ years of experience in open source frameworks 1+ years of people management experience Education Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience #LI-AP1 Annual Salary $72,000.00 – $236,500.00 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.