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Senior Applications Architect

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Would you like to be part of our innovative team? If so, read on!

The GEICO Corporate Systems Support Department has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Applications Architect to join our team and make significant contributions to our applications and technical strategy. Our department owns the PeopleSoft applications for Financial Systems and Agent Licensing as well as our legacy PeopleSoft HR, and Time and Labor Systems. We are responsible for maintaining security and monitoring for the recent Workday deployment, infrastructure for Actuarial Systems and other .NET systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
 
As a Senior Applications Architect, you will be responsible for:
  • Analyze existing on-prem applications to determine eligibility to move to a cloud solution 
  • Develop and execute a plan to migrate eligible applications from on-prem to a cloud solution 
  • Examine applications and implement proactive monitoring and redundancy at all tiers to help meet GEICO’s aggressive reduction in unplanned outage time 
  • Propose and document system designs that meet or exceed current business requirements 
  • Review and guide applications designs to meet performance, scalability, and reusability requirements 
  • Work with business and IT management to explain benefits of design proposals 
  • Collaborate with application development teams and operations teams to create synergy leading to successful application delivery 
  • Contribute to technical process improvements across a variety of disciplines such as training, CM, Agile, and modern development practices 

Ready to make an impact? If so, do you meet these qualifications?

Candidate Qualifications: 
  • 2+ years of DevOps experience deploying/migrating to cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Soft Layer, Google, etc.) 
  • Strong conceptualization, problem-solving, and analytical skills at a system design level 
  • Must be able to draw on a broad knowledge of infrastructure, code, database, and security concepts to define potential business solutions 
  • Understanding of financial, business, and technical constraints with ability to apply them to effective design solutions 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business executives, technical teams, and end-users 
  • Excellent team work and people skills 

Desired Qualifications: 
  • Proven track record of PeopleSoft Administrator experience
  • Proven track record of Oracle Enterprise database experience including SQL tuning and table backups/restores 
  • Basic understanding Linux/Unix scripting 
  • Basic understanding of scripting using PowerShell and DOS commands 
  • Working knowledge of Workday Security concepts 

Salary Information:
 
Salary will be assigned commensurate with experience and skills 
About GEICO

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.

Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

* Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.

GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

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