Veteran IT Transition Program
Ready to make an impact? If so, read on!
Are you seeking your next challenge after the military? From the day we opened our doors in 1936, the men and women serving our country have held a special place at GEICO. We are proud to offer former members of the military an opportunity to transition into IT.
The Veterans IT Development program brings qualified veterans on as full-time associates starting them in a one-year program. Your career journey starts with learning and perfecting your skills as an IT Analyst. Those in this role define and shape the business and systems capabilities GEICO depends on to be competitive in the insurance industry. This one-year program focuses on gaining the skills, knowledge and experience needed to be a successful entry level IT Analyst. The program combines classroom and real-work experience so new skills can be applied immediately. Participants will be assigned mentors and receive supplemental training depending on their project assignments. Program participants will work in one of the many areas of GEICO's IT department including Information Services, Systems Operations and Internet Business divisions. GEICO offers promotional and lateral job role opportunities that will allow you to go where your interests take you. This entry level position does not require previous IT experience.
GEICO is looking for veterans with strong analytic, problem-solving and communication skills and a desire to meet the challenges of entering the IT career field. The program is based at GEICO's corporate headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD. A college degree is not required; however, GEICO encourages and supports those pursuing their degree.
The program includes education and experiences in these and other areas:
• Business and Systems Analysis
• Requirements Elicitation and Collaboration
• Planning and Negotiation
• Insurance Operations and Practices
• Programming and Systems Development Concepts
• User Experience and User Interaction (UX/UI) Principles
We are seeking qualified candidates for our March 2019 class.
• Veteran of The Armed Services of The United States to include - Army, Navy, United States Marine Corp, Air Force and United States Coast Guard
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:
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
Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.
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