Senior Big Data Developer

    • Chevy Chase, MD

The Data Consumption team of Decision Sciences and Transformation (DSaT) is seeking a highly motivated Big Data/Spark Developer to start or continue an IT career on the Big Data Platform project. Teaming up with architects, scrum masters, leads, managers and directors, you will work in an Agile environment to make the data on the Big Data Platform accessible for the needs of the organization through Atomic Models and Analytical Data Stores. In this role, you will coordinate with a variety of IT departments to elicit and translate high level business requirements into detailed system requirements. You will participate in the entire software development lifecycle by writing and executing test plans, finding solutions to issues during development and after deployment. You should be intellectually curious, have a solutions-oriented attitude and enjoy learning new tools and techniques.

Qualifications:

At least one year of experience with SQL and Java or Scala
Experience with manipulating and transforming data
Exposure to NoSQL databases, Spark and the Hadoop Ecosystem (MapReduce, Oozie, Hive, Pig)
Strong critical thinking, decision making, and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences
Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent professional experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows, schedulers, and event-based triggers
Experience with Spark core and Spark SQL
Experience as a Big Data Developer
Exposure to Data Mining, Data Engineering and Data Modeling
Exposure to Graph Databases

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.

How to Apply

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