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Closing Date

2021-08-05 23:00:00


Exstream Developer (hybrid)

  • Ref: 23/7/ED


    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



    Direct Sales and Services and Marketing Technology (DSS&MT) are responsible for all customer interactions within Allstate. Customer communications are the team, within DSS&MT, which produce all client facing documents both paper and electronic. Customer communications are the team which produce all client facing documents, we work closely with our US partners to deliver upon new State legislation which must be communicated to customers.


    We use several software tools and systems to do so including Exstream and TIBCO to generate the data used to populate pre-defined documents. These documents contain lots of variable data, so the document composition software can be quite complex. We produce over 1,000,000 documents per night which are then either printed by our own dedicated print center or rendered electronically onto iPhones or web servers.


    Due to additional project work we are looking for a developer to join the Customer Communications team to work on our Exstream toolset.  On the job training will be provided. Our CC Applications are responsible for processing and producing documents for over 22,000,000 policies. If you have an interest in how new legislation translates to technology this is the team for you.


    The successful candidate will participate in design, development and implementation of maintenance projects and problem fixes. They will be responsible for leading and driving their assigned workload and interacting with the team and on occasion business clients. The successful candidate will work in a fully agile environment within a scrum team.


     The successful candidate will be responsible for;


    • The design, development and implementation of projects in Opentext Exstream to enhance the current product.
    • They will lead the triage of issues raised in the product and implement the appropriate fixes.
    • They will be responsible for leading and driving their assigned workload and interacting with the team and on occasion business clients.



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • Have at least 2 years I.T experience
    • Have at least 2 years’ experience building software solutions
    • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills




    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Experience working in a Scrum team



    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 Friday 6th August 2021.


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