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2021-09-27 23:00:00


Investments Technology - Informatica Developer (hybrid)

  • 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/ Derry – Londonderry/ Strabane



    Your role in the team


    Allstate Northern Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Allstate Corporation employing over 2,000 people in Belfast, Northland (Derry) and Strabane, providing support to the largest publicly held insurance company in the US.


    In 2018 Allstate NI commenced their engagement with Investments Technology department. Now Investments Technology wishes to add to their Allstate NI footprint with the addition of Band C Consultant for the Private Market Application. The key skills for the role will be Informatica, SQL, Unix with CICD pipeline experience.



    This is an excellent opportunity to get in at the start of this new engagement, gain new knowledge and skills in an exciting and interesting area of Allstate’s business. 



    Allstate Investments  




    Allstate Investments manages close to $80 Billion of assets across portfolios for three major clients for Allstate to meet their investment objectives. The business model provides the foundation for daily decision-making and portfolio management. Allstate Investments strives to provide sustainable, competitive, risk-adjusted investment returns and investment-related services for the benefit of the Allstate Corporation. The size of the investment group exceeds 300 individuals across a variety of investment disciplines including taxable and tax-exempt fixed income, equities, private and alternative securities and commercial mortgages as well as accounting, finance and technology.



    Investment performance for our portfolios has consistently provided excess returns for our customers and we attribute that success in large part to the quality of our people. We recognize that our employees are our ultimate advantage and we seek to attract and retain highly qualified individuals with strong academic backgrounds, a deep interest in investments, technology and a desire to be challenged.


    We are looking for a Software Developer to join our team. As a software developer you will be involved in coding, customization, configuration, testing, and deployment in support of enterprise packaged solutions.



    • Utilize established development tools, guidelines and conventions including but not limited to Informatica, Unix, Oracle, SQL Server,  SSIS 
    • Designs ETL Processes using Informatica tool to extract data from heterogeneous sources and transforms data using complex logic as per business needs
    • Resolve day to day issue raised by Business on any applications.
    • Enhance existing systems by analyzing business objectives, preparing an action plan and identifying areas for modification and improvement
    • Manage defect tracking system and resolve all issues and prepare update for systems.
    • Manage documentation for requirements and design
    • Create technical specifications and test cases
    • Monitor everyday activities of system and provide require support.




    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent with programming experience
    • 4+ years of design and/or development experience with Informatica, UNIX
    • Develops, enhances, debugs, supports, maintains, and tests software applications (primarily through Informatica workflows and objects) 
    • Strong background in object-oriented development techniques
    • Database design and development Microsoft SQL Server & Oracle
    • Experience with concurrent development source control (Git) and continuous integration pipeline (CICD) (Jenkins)  





    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodologies.
    • Working Knowledge of object-oriented concepts will be a plus 
    • Passion for technology and knowledge and interest to learn new technologies
    • Experience in tool automation (Artifactory, SonarQube, Octopus Deploy) 
    • Collaborate and communicate well with others, strong written and verbal communication, comfortable with varying (and reactive) daily responsibilities





    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 28th September 2021

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