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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-03-13 23:50:00


Lead Full stack Engineer

  • Ref: 11/1/FSE

    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

    The Java Platform Enterprise Services team are a technical engineering team building the core Java platform for use in Allstate.

    We are looking for positive, passionate people who thrive in fast-paced, Agile environments. The Lead Full Stack Engineer will be responsible for the development, testing, implementation, and support of innovative web applications designed to automate the J2EE Platform. Key skills required to excel in this role are Java Application Server administration, JavaScript and Python development, and a firm grasp of Agile principles. 

    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

    • Engineer and implement solutions that automate management of the J2EE platform
    • Provide Level 3 operational support for WebSphere Application Server environments
    • Participate and contribute to all phases of development, including coding, defect correction, unit testing, code review, and deployment planning
    • Provide expertise on current standards and cutting-edge technologies and frameworks
    • Lead proof of concept efforts for new technologies and processes
    • Partner closely with product owner to define user requirements
    • Provide sizing estimates for user stories
    • Assist in producing well-documented technical designs

    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.
    • Possess 5+ years hands-on development with Java, JavaScript, and/or Python
    • Experience with JSON, REST, and MEAN Stack development
    • Experience supporting Java application servers such as IBM WebSphere
    • Familiar with automation tools including Ansible, Jenkins, and Puppet
    • Up to date on current development standards, including responsive web design
    • Strong understanding of Test-Driven Development and API Driven Development concepts

    Desirable Criteria

    • Comfortable working in an Agile (Scrum) development environment
    • Able to effectively collaborate with peers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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    Closing Date: Friday 13th March 2020

    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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