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Closing Date

2021-10-04 23:00:00


Senior Data Engineer (hybrid or remote)

  • 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’s strategy continues to put a growing focus on data and technology as we continue our digital transformation journey.  This has created numerous opportunities in the technology organization to find work that is meaningful to you as we build innovative products.



     Our Unified Consumer View Technology Solutions (UCV-TS) team is responsible for delivering new functionality to support the Consumer Data platform and providing a 360 view of customer information across all channels. UCV is integral to the Connected Consumer initiative as the enterprise responds to a shift in customer demand from the traditional methods of conducting business and buying products.



     We have a great opportunity for Data Engineers to join a Product team that we are setting up that will be responsible for creating a new product that will integrate internal and external data to provide actionable intelligence on US individuals/households to improve customer experience, enrich analytics and operations, and improved data quality and efficiency.




    • Enthusiastically develop and test production-ready solutions that both meet the specific and changing requirements of many teams and facilitate deep analytics or ingestion into further data processes.
    • Design and build automated processes that monitor these ETL programs for data quality and governance issues and generate reports thereof.
    • Create documentation and provide suggested improvements according to subject matter expertise of the built solutions.
    • Participate in design reviews, code reviews, and other parts of dynamic Agile development.
    • Analyse data to provide insight and to ensure quality and consistency.
    • Supports Innovation; regularly provides new ideas to help people, process, and technology that interact with analytic ecosystem.





    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?




    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • A minimum of 4 years IT experience; and
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Data Engineer; and
    • Experience working within the Apache Hadoop framework including experience in either Apache Spark or Kafka; and
    • Previous experience in developing using Scala or Java; and
    • Understanding of relational databases and database structures preferably ORACLE/MONGO; and
    • Working knowledge of HDFS, Apache Hive, Apache Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, or similar technologies.





    We also have some desirable criteria




    • Good communication skills especially on technical topics.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and focused team, preferably within an Agile delivery model.
    • Experience in Python, SQL, R, C++, shell scripting, or other programming languages.
    • Working knowledge of Hadoop MapReduce, Parquet, Avro.
    • Experience in in performing descriptive, prescriptive, or predictive analytics on large scale data.
    • Experience working with deeply nested data structures.





    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, 5th October 2021

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