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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-05-28 23:00:00


Big Data Developer

  • Title: Big Data Developer

    Ref: 8/05/BDD

    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.


    Belfast / Derry – L’Derry / Strabane

    Job Description

    Data is central to Allstate’s transformation of the customer experience. We are looking for passionate engineers to help build the next generation of data analytics and software solutions within the big data technology stack. We need a developer on our Policy Master Data Management team who will work collaboratively on Scaled Agile teams, and who loves interacting with different areas to design and deliver the next generation analytics platforms and applications which will ultimately transform how our customers view Allstate.

    Within the MDM space we are passionate about empowering our developers and we work to the principal of ‘if you can do it, go do it”. So, if you believe in the power of Data to transform and would love to join a team at the beginning of this journey, then we would love you to bring your ideas and enthusiasm on this mission.

    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

    The variety on the job will mean that no two days are the same. You will be actively developing Scala with Spark and Kafka. You will also need to develop a deep understanding of the Policy Data Platform; how we get data and where it goes. We will also be looking for you to be an advocate of Agile practices on the team.

    Working closely with business clients, technology, architecture, and infrastructure you will be delivering cutting edge data solutions. You will have the opportunity to enhance your technical skills, pioneer new technologies within ISG and will be part of a global team of like-minded people.

    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.
    • At least 3 years’ experience in object-oriented coding and development e.g. Java / C# and
    • Understanding of streaming toolsets such as Kafka, spark streaming
    • Experience with Scala
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog

    Desirable Criteria

    • 1-2 years Big Data experience (e.g. Cloudera / Hortonworks, EMR)
    • Familiarity with source control solutions (e.g. git, GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory)
    • Hands-on experience developing and integrating with open source software platforms and languages
    • Experience developing large-scale distributed applications

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    Closing Date:  Friday 29th May 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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