GEICO hosting career night for IT professionals May 1

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 29, 2014 – Everybody knows that 15 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car insurance when you get a quote with GEICO. What many may not know, however, is that GEICO depends on a dynamic information technology team to help bring these savings to customers.

GEICO, an online and mobile industry leader, is looking to add to its ranks of innovative IT professionals and will host an IT career night on Thursday, May 1, at the company's corporate office located at 5260 Western Avenue in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Job seekers skilled in .NET, Java, Guidewire, SQL DBA/DB2, Big Data Administration, and iOS and Android technologies will have a chance to meet with GEICO recruiters and IT managers and be considered for on-site interviews.

With more than 2,000 associates working in IT, GEICO is a top employer for tech professionals that utilizes cutting-edge technology to lead the way the insurance industry does business.

Interested candidates should RSVP to ITcareers@geico.com and are urged to submit their resume prior to attending the event. Walk-ins will also be welcome.

GEICO offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education and IT boot camps, and stable IT careers with growth opportunities, all within a friendly, supportive workplace. For job listings and to submit an application, visit careers.geico.com.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.