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Closing Date

2021-08-02 23:00:00


Java/Spring Software Engineer (hybrid or remote)

  • 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


    We are delighted to be offering this exciting opportunity to join an XP team building software for the Transformative Growth – Product Management (TGPM) organization. As the successful candidate, you will use the latest selected technology stack in your day-to-day development activities. This will include Spring and MongoDB initially but may include ReactJS components in the future.  


    As part of the PM ART, we are on track for MVP delivery. We have been working on critical PME - transaction APIs, accessing Lightweight Data Services and onboarding additional business-related components to complete the Data Enrichment capabilities required for TG Rating and Ratemaking business functions. 


    We are looking for an engineer with a passion for software engineering and in delivering a quality product through best practice software engineering principles and practices as the team will be contributing to critical Transformative Growth TG commitments as part of the wider Transformational Growth program. This is a fantastic opportunity to come and join our innovative team, working at the very core of the business. 


    • Engage in training on the business functions of Rating and Ratemaking  
    • Continue our focus on building out critical components to satisfy Data Enrichment requirements within these business areas  
    • As part of a team, you will also be responsible for delivery of some more complex Rating & Ratemaking features following MVP release, as well as subsequent state rollout of our product  
    • You will also be expected to get an understanding of the Product Management Platform and stay up-to-date with developments on this platform and incorporate those into our developing product, running experiments and applying these where appropriate  
    • Reporting & resolution of issues, collaborating with a number of teams and communicating appropriately regarding issues and resolution  
    • Retaining our customer focus on availability and reliability  



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • Have at least 3 years I.T. experience
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a software engineering role
    • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility;
    • Have excellent communications skills.



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Spring experience. 
    • Rating or Ratemaking business knowledge
    • PCF/Jenkins/ CI/CD
    • TDD experience 




    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.


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

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