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Information Technology
R0005995 Requisition #
Are you ready to collaborate and innovate in an Agile environment with a motivated team on projects enabled by a robust cloud-based enterprise data platform? As a Senior. Big Data Developer on the GEICO IT squad, you’ll thrive in a fast-paced innovative culture that turns data into information and uses that information to drive action.
One focus is our Single View of the Customer (SVOC) initiative. When you first join our SVOC team you will have the opportunity to go through our new Big Data Academy! This Academy will give you exposure to the cutting-edge technology that we use to develop SVOC, and prepare you with the skills needed to hit the ground running.
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum experience of 5 years
  • Real project experience as a Data Wrangler/Engineer across design, development, testing, and production implementation for a Big Data Project
  • Minimum of 1-year experience on Spark. Exposure to Spark Streaming and MLLib preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience on Hadoop AND MapReduce AND Oozie AND Hive AND Pig
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience on core Java OR Scala
  • Expertise in performance tuning of Hive and Hadoop
  • Exposure to Python OR iPython OR any other Scripting language
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase OR Cassandra OR MongoDB
  • Exposure to Big Data Exploration, Profiling, Quality and Transformation
  • Proficient in designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows, schedulers, and event-based triggers
  • Ability to quickly learn, adapt, and implement Open Source technologies
    Exposure to Data Mining preferred
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as contribute to team efforts is required
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and techniques
  • A Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent professional experience is required
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
* 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.
How to Apply
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