Sr Data Platform Engineer


United States Remote

Full time

$82-185k (annually)


May 8

GEICO is leading the way in adopting the latest Data Engineering concepts. We have a culture of experimentation, lean/agile delivery, and adoption of modern technologies, complemented with strong partnership and collaboration with architecture and product teams.

The Data Movement team is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer with Data Engineering background to start or continue an IT career in GEICO Data Movement team. Teaming up with architects, product owners, software engineers, and customers, you will work in an Agile environment. You will be part of the software engineering team building the data platform, enabling the use of data across GEICO. You will be establishing standards and implementing guard rails to ensure they are followed. You will be working in an environment that will expose you to cloud architecture and open-source software in data ingestion, data integration and transformations. You should be intellectually curious, have a solutions-oriented attitude and enjoy learning new tools and techniques.


• Focus on key data capability areas such as data ingestion, transformations and provide technical and thought leadership to the data team.

• With a product mindset, own complete solution across its entire life cycle and be accountable for the quality, usability, supportability, and performance of the solutions.

• Design, test and implement self service capabilities for data producers to create data for analytics and consumers to use the data effectively to solve business problems

• Collaborate with product managers, data consumers, data governance, and other engineering teams to pilot innovative solutions

• Lead design sessions and code reviews to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization.

• Utilize programming languages and frameworks such as Java, Scala, Python, Spark, SQL, dbt, .NET, Container Orchestration services including Docker and Kubernetes, and a variety of Azure tools and services.

• Consistently share best practices and improve processes within and across teams.

• Mentor junior team members and provide feedback to peers to help them grow.

Experience & Skills:

• 5+ years of experience in data software development building data platforms for batch or streaming ingestion, processing the data for analytics, and storing the data in various stages

• 3+ years of experience in system design and building on existing and new data applications

• 2+ years of experience in Cloud DevOps concepts, Cloud Services and Architecture, and experience with cloud data architecture in Azure, AWS or GCP

• 1+ years of experience in open-source technologies and frameworks such as Spark, Kafka, Delta Lake, Iceberg

• Experience in software development, using data technologies such as Relational & NoSQL databases, open data formats, and programming languages such as Python, Java, Scala, dbt and/or other frameworks,

• Experience with building data pipelines (ETL and ELT) with batch or streaming ingestion, error handling, loading, and transforming data.

• Experience with designing and implementing micro-services architecture, deploying applications using cloud native services or Kubernetes with resiliency and availability baked into the solution

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience


At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO’s competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program* that includes:

  • 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.

GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to 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 celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.


Annual Salary

$82,000.00 - $185,000.00

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 candidate’s work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations.

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