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Closing Date

2021-08-02 23:00:00


Solution Architects (hybrid)

  • 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 Technology Architects are key contributors to the delivery of technology-enabled business solutions at Allstate.  Architects work with our business partners to create business solutions involving technology, gain alignment on technical direction, and help establish and uphold technology governance and standards across the enterprise. 


    Working with an array of geographically separated technology and business partners, architects help set direction for business solutions that deliver business strategy, and ensure that IT solutions are robust, resilient, reusable, and open, and that they are high-quality architecture & design.


    We are pleased to announce that we currently have a set of openings for a Solution Architect within the Architecture team.


    In this highly-collaborative, supportive and fast-paced environment, your role as a Solution Architect is to design innovative product solutions for real business problems, integrate with and evolve architectures in existing products and systems, and contribute to business-driven technology roadmaps.


    The ideal candidate will be comfortable in dealing with challenging problems, creating solution concepts, presenting concepts and solutions to partners, evolving solutions to balance risk/capability/cost, building relationships within and across all levels of the organization, soliciting feedback, and finding ways to thrill Allstate’s customers.


    • Serve as primary or secondary architect for assigned custom and vended products.
    • Develop product and platform solution architectures.
    • Review and contribute to product stories, design thinking efforts and roadmaps.
    • Successfully communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale.
    • Provide architecture governance for products, establishing and upholding standards.
    • Make product selection recommendations as appropriate.
    • Closely partner and engage with product teams using different delivery methodologies.
    • Work with technology and business partners at all levels of the organization and across diverse areas and domains




    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • Minimum four years of experience designing and developing enterprise-scale product solutions
    • Knowledge of fundamental web and/or mobile and cloud security practices
    • Experience of developing and designing solutions using standard patterns, practices, and frameworks
    • Knowledge of integration technologies, patterns and standards
    • Understanding of consumer facing solutions and the mechanisms to ensure they are secure and scale




    We also have some desirable criteria


    • 3rd level qualification (Computer Science related field preferred)
    • Previous experience in a Solution, Application or Product Architect role
    • Basic knowledge of the insurance industry and business processes
    • Understanding of SOA Architectures, micro-services and cloud-based deployments.





    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.




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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.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 3rd August


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