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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-10-01 23:00:00


Full Stack Software Engineer (Mid - Senior)

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    About Us


    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.





    Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane



    Your role in the team


    Allstate Business Insurance (ABI) are seeking several talented and enthusiastic Full Stack Developers to help implement and support a new platform rollout for Commercial Auto products as part of our Transformative Growth Plans.


    We are helping build the next generation Insurance Engine for ABI using the market-leading Duck Creek SaaS solution and you will join a team that will design and executes IT-related activities that are of a complex and critical nature.


    The successful candidates will attend Duck Creek University (virtual training) and will be part of a team to design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, and implement Duck Creek Rating & Policy to build new insurance products and lines of business that meet all business & technical requirements for ABI. 


    The team will work in an Agile environment, promoting continuous learning, collaboration and offers an exciting opportunity to join a newly formulated team that have a passion for software development while offering a fantastic new product that supports the company’s growth plans.


    Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):


    • Participate in product scoping, discovery and framing, and inceptions providing technical input and helps translate user features into system design
    • Participates in and learn to lead inceptions and iteration planning meetings, infusing backlogs with technical input working in close partnership with the product manager
    • Participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
    • Participates in retrospectives; demonstrating and encouraging each participant to provide feedback with empathy
    • Participates and collaborates with the Principal engineer in the effort of shaping the architecture and design of the product
    • Collaborates on strategy across product portfolios in partnership with product managers, other peers and key stakeholders
    • Distinguished advocate of multiple technology stacks and shares that knowledge across organizations
    • Actively uses paired programming and test-driven development in writing software and building products
    • Establishes continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
    • Participates in knowledge sharing and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge across various areas of the business
    • Understands the technical details, integration, and functions of a SaaS application 



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • 3+ years software development experience
    • Experience of Java, C# or similar object-oriented programming language
    • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks  
    • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility; and
    • Team player focusing on success of the team with excellent communications skills.
    • Must be a UK/RoI/EU citizen or possess a current UK 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.



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Knowledge of the Spring Framework
    • Experience working in an eXtreme Programming (XP) or agile environment
    • Experience in Test Driven Development; including knowledge and experience in testing frameworks and approaches for automated testing
    • Familiarity with open source software (Ruby, Python, Golang, etc)
    • Able to learn new technologies, and teach other members of the team
    • Experience with Tibco BusinessWorks



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.



    Closing Date:  Friday 2nd October 2020


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    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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