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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2019-12-13 00:00:00


Mobile Android Developer

  • Title: Mobile Android Developer

    Ref: 29/11/MAD

    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 Allstate NI Mobile Technology Team partners with technology and business stakeholders to contribute to and support the Allstate Corporation’s Mobile Technology Strategy. This strategy centers on developing mobile application, SMS and social media solutions in support of our business objectives.

    In your role as an Android developer, you will leverage your previous application design and development experience to build best-in-class mobile applications. Furthermore, your passion for user-interface design will enhance the mobile experience for Allstate consumers across the US and beyond.

    With the support of an experienced team behind you, you will lead the development of innovative, world-class projects. You will draw on insurance and wider industry and technology best-practice in the execution of your role and have opportunities to further build your technical skills.

    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

    • Work in an Agile Scrum Methodology
    • Populate JIRA/VersionOne with backlog items.
    • Evaluate detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements to create User Stories.
    • Participate in structured code reviews to ensure standards and systems interoperability.
    • Implement detailed technical components with high-level architecture, applying reusability and up to date development techniques.
    • Provide Technical assistance in designing and writing Automated Unit and Functional tests
    • Provide technical assistance and provide future enhancement contribution for the apps.
    • Peer review and critique team members’ code.

    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.
    • Must have a minimum of 12 months experience as an Android Developer building Commercial mobile apps.
    • Knowledge of Jenkins, Confluence
    • Working knowledge of Git
    • Firm Appreciation and understanding of industry trends within the mobile technology space
    • Experience implementing high-quality user interfaces from professional designs.
    • Excellent knowledge of best practices and coding standards.
    • Strong research and analytical skills
    • Strong problem-solving skills with a focus on quality.
    • Willingness to step up and take the initiative.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills

    Desirable Criteria

    • Desirable criteria may be used where we have a high number of applicants.
    • Previous experience of coaching/mentoring
    • Exposure to location-based services
    • Working knowledge of JIRA/VersionOne
    • Knowledge of Kotlin, RxJava, Dagger.
    • Experience in coding in iOS

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    Closing Date: Friday 13th December 2019

    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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