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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2019-10-25 16:00:00


Arity Android Developer

  • Think Technology- Think Allstate

    We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

    You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

    You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core. 

    You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

    Job Description 

    Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

    At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

    That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.

    Engineering Team

    Our engineers are fueled by a passion to impact the future of mobility. They push the boundaries of telematics and transportation tech by creating and supporting cutting-edge products. As part of an Agile team, they are armed with the freedom to innovate and the opportunity to see projects through from start to finish.

    Using a variety of languages and a top-notch technology stack, our engineers make critical advances in areas like sensor technology, enterprise engineering and platform development. Our team understands what it means to collaborate and communicate in an interconnected global team, all while having trust, transparency and empathy for the end user. Which is pretty cool, if you ask us!

    The Role

    Our Android Software Engineers are responsible for the delivery of a market leading telematics app leveraging cutting edge technologies, creative solutioning and results driven customer focus to support our mission to make transportation smarter, safer, and more useful for everyone.

    You will work closely with the Product Owner, developers, testers and stakeholders to develop our Product in line with Arity Agile Practices. As a developer your innovation and creative solutions will help lead both the technical architecture and future features of our Product.

    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

    • Develop and implement mobile application solutions for Android mobile devices.
    • Participate and contribute to all phases of projects, including ideation, design, programming, defect correction, unit testing, code review and deployment planning.
    • Participate fully and enthusiastically in ideation and design discussions.
    • Research upcoming technology and bring new ideas to the team.
    • Provide expertise on current mobile standards and cutting-edge technologies and frameworks.
    • Partner closely with non-technical staff to define user requirements.

    Essential Criteria

    • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
    • 2 years + of hands-on mobile application development experience for Android phones/tablets or 2 years + Java development experience
    • Experience with enterprise level, high-availability mobile application development required.
    • Proficiency in Java, Kotlin.
    • Proficient in Webservices (REST, JSON).
    • Familiarity with Industry Standard tools including GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, Jenkins

    Desirable Criteria

    • Familiarity and Experience in TDD (test driven development).
    • Familiarity with SonarQube, Splunk, SiteCatalyst.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of phone features such as accelerometer, camera, GPS and experience integrating with these functions.
    • Understanding of Agile methodologies.
    • Demonstrated ability for creativity and innovation.
    • Demonstrated ability for sound technical design.
    • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics.


    Date Closing: Friday 25th October

    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants. This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability. 

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

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