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Closing Date

2021-09-30 23:00:00


Software Engineers Java (hybrid)

  • Title: Software Engineers Java

    Ref: 17/9/SEJ


    About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


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





    Belfast/ Northland/ Strabane


    Your role in the team


    This is an opportunity for passionate technologists to join a flat structured, diverse team of Java engineers and work on the execution of Allstate’s Transformative Growth Strategy.   Enterprise Billing is a critical function at the heart of Allstate’s future; this is a fantastic opportunity join a team at the forefront of engineering in Allstate, gain valuable domain knowledge and deliver strategic capabilities as part of the wider Transformative Growth strategy.


    The successful candidate(s) will be able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment to drive the design & implementation of independent, reusable services.  They will also be able to coach other team members, fostering an open and agile culture, supporting the growth of individuals and the team as a whole.  They will promote engineering excellence, adherence to target state architecture, security, data, privacy, and other applicable standards.  Constructive input from all members of the development team is something we value highly.


    The role offers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to Allstate’s software landscape having a direct impact on exposing the “Good Hands” to our premium paying customers.


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • At least 3 years industry experience with an Object Oriented development environment
    • Knowledge of Agile methodologies and test-driven development
    • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility; and
    • Excellent communications skills



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Excellent Java coding background including familiarity with tools such as:
      • Java
      • Spring Framework
      • Kafka
      • Github
      • AppFabric
      • Jenkins Pipeline
      • Database



    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 1st October

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