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Technology Development Program - Cybersecurity Engineer Development Track

2024 Cohorts will have a start date of either January 22, 2024 or July 15, 2024 based on candidate preference. 


GEICO’s Cybersecurity team is seeking high-performing, creative tech college graduates for our Cybersecurity track within our Technology Development Program (CDP). You will join in the fight to keep GEICO and its customers information secure. Start your career with us. The possibilities are endless!  


As a part of our CDP, you will join a two-year cohort with an embedded support structure, learning and development journey, and community to accelerate your career and prepare you for success within Cybersecurity. You are a full-time associate from day one; your experience across the two years will be diverse and full of learning opportunities! 


We’ll support your professional development while you gain real, hands-on technical experience. You have the option to learn the following Cybersecurity concepts: Security Engineering, Risk Management, Threat Intel, Incident Response, Insider Threat, Data Protection, Privacy, Compliance, and soft skills. As part of the program, you will also receive mentoring from leadership and peers to jumpstart your career. You can take advantage of GEICO’s education benefits to pursue certifications or graduate studies.  


In the Cybersecurity Engineer Development track, depending on the specific areas you rotate through, you have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how our multi-billion-dollar company uses cybersecurity technologies to protect, detect, prevent, and respond to threats: 

Monitor and troubleshoot cybersecurity infrastructure within GEICO’s enterprise to ensure GEICO is protected 

Support various processes that govern secure practice within the enterprise while meeting with various stakeholders at all levels  

Attend design/architecture reviews and learn best practices as they pertain to GEICO’s cybersecurity standards  

Assist in creating and maintaining privacy related notices, policies, standards, guidelines, and processes 

Conduct Security Assessments (for Risk, Privacy, and Data), review results and work with stakeholders to define mitigation plans 

Support the development and maintenance of cybersecurity policies, standards, and guidelines 

Support projects and assist with creating technical documentation as it relates to changes to processes or technology 

Assist in deploying cybersecurity products and services in a challenging environment where priorities shift quickly 

Engage in cross-functional collaboration across the Cybersecurity pillars 

Contribute to valuable Cybersecurity initiatives and give presentations to peers and all levels of management 

Examine data collected from a variety of tools and sources (e.g., IDS alerts, firewall logs, web logs, network traffic logs) to identify IOCs and/or malicious TTPs 

Analyze events that occur within their environments for the purposes of mitigating threats 

Perform routine operational tasks to ensure availability while maintaining least privilege, privileged access management, just in time access, etc.  

Assist in maintaining Identity Management systems and provide escalation support for system issues, including troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and resolution 

Collaborate with engineers on Identity Governance initiatives and service offerings 

Assist in performing technical threat/risk and vulnerability assessments and manage vulnerabilities through their lifecycle 


Candidate Qualifications & Skills: 

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other relevant engineering major, obtained by May 2024 

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (please upload ALL transcripts as part of the application process) 

Advanced coursework and hands-on experience in cybersecurity, network management, systems administration, risk management, enterprise defense, technical documentation, and troubleshooting 

Hands-on experience with at least one scripting language such as Python, Bash or Perl  

Strong foundation in data structures and core security concepts 

Strong analytical, problem-solving, and written and verbal English communication skills 

Basic understanding of existing Operational Portals such as Azure Portal 

Basic understanding of HTML-5, JavaScript/TypeScript, XML, JSON, and RESTful Web Services 

Basic understanding of Monitoring Tools and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)

Basic understanding of scripting 

Well-rounded experiences outside of the classroom with different technologies, resulting in projects that demonstrate strong engineering skills and abilities  

Ability to understand security control mechanisms for Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems 

Knowledge of cloud computing technologies and concepts (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.) 

Previous professional internship focused on hands-on cybersecurity work preferred 

Passion for Cybersecurity 


Program associates will primarily work remotely but will be asked to visit GEICO office locations for team collaboration events as needed.


Candidate will participate in a technical skills assessment and multi-dimensional interviews as part of the selection process. 




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 Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options 

Paid Training, Licensures, and Certificates 


*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. 


Annual Salary

$60,000.00 - $157,000.00

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.


At this time, GEICO will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.



As an Associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • 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.



The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for 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 hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.


GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.