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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-02-28 23:50:00


Software Engineer

  • Title: Software Engineer

    Ref: 21/2/DSE


    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


    We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate team player Software Engineer to join our ever-growing Data Science Engineering team to build and maintain our next generation data model management application suite. The ideal candidate is required to be a hands-on Java developer with significant experience in particularly backend applications.


    This position requires individuals with demonstratable experience in developing scalable, distributed and highly available enterprise level applications. The candidate must have strong, first-hand technical expertise in a variety of configuration and source code management systems.


    The candidate should also have experience with recent web technologies and proven ability to provide robust, feasible solutions that can help managing our data models functioning over large data sets.


    Candidate should be able to work in an agile environment with little supervision.




    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):


    • Analyse, design and develop enterprise level applications.
    • Good knowledge of end to end design principles.
    • Participate in product development in an agile environment.
    • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve viable solutions.
    • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.
    • Identify new technologies to continuously enhance the existing products.




    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.
    • 3+ Years of solid, hands-on experience in Java development.
    • 1+ Year experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies, capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision.




    Desirable Criteria


    • Experience working with Java Spring boot,
    • Experience with Cloud Technologies: Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes
    • Machine Learning knowledge and exposure.
    • Experience of building APIs and services using REST.
    • Experience with front end web technologies: HTML, CSS, Angular, ReactJS.
    • Understanding of Big Data and Streaming technologies such as: Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka
    • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks.
    • Experience using build automation technologies like Gradle, Maven, Jenkins.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



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    Closing Date:  Friday 28th February 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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