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Closing Date

2020-11-03 00:00:00


React JS Developer

  • 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 

    Your role in the team

    We are looking for an experienced React JS Developer to play key role within the Allstate Canada Broker Enablement global team which comprises members from Allstate Northern Ireland, Canada and India.  The team has responsibility for support and development of a suite of applications supporting the Allstate Canada Broker body.

    One key area of development is the Broker Portal Web Application.  Brokers log into a portal where they can view and update policies. The application has been built using .Net MVC and jQuery, and we are now designing future functionality using the ReactJS framework.  

    The team aligns to the Agile Scrum methodology.

    • Implementation of assigned user stories
    • Adherence to working practices as defined in the team documentation
    • Adherence to coding standards and best practices as defined in the team documentation
    • Conduct code reviews to ensure consistent adherence to standards and to make recommendations where necessary
    • Delivery of high-quality documentation as required
    • Active participation in the Agile regular meetings: daily standups, planning meetings, demos and retrospectives
    • Work effectively with the Product Owner, Scrum Master, Technical Lead, Business Stakeholders and other technology teams in order to achieve success within agile delivery frameworks
    • Willingness to embrace the flexibility of agile development and support fellow team members
    • Contribute to the design of technical solutions
    • General support of fully integrated, highly available production environments
    • Analysis of information systems processes and monitoring of key performance metrics

    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

    • A minimum of 4+ years in a software development role  
    • Full understanding of the SDLC, including programming and testing
    • Experience with common development tools and practices (e.g. Visual Studio, JUnit, GitHub, Jenkins); and
    • Experience of the following:
      • React JS
      • TDD

    We also have some desirable criteria

    • Experience working in Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, XP) environments
    • Have experience working in a global team
    • Experience of:
      • C# .Net Framework (4.x)
      • MVC .Net
      • Java
      • RESTful WebAPI development
      • SQL skills
      • CI/CD integration using Jenkins and related tools 

    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:  Tuesday 3rd November 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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