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Closing Date

2021-11-02 00:00:00


Discovery and Framing Systems Analyst - (Hybrid or Remote GB)

  • 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/ Remote GB



    Your role in the team



    Direct Sales Service & Marketing Technology (DSS&MT) delivers solutions that enable Marketing to beat the competition Online. The DSS&MT Discovery and Framing Systems Analyst provides technical leadership from project inception through rollout, creating high-level technical requirements and designs to develop and support optimal IT solutions by applying knowledge of business processes and systems architecture.


    The Discovery and Framing Systems Analyst creates high-level technical design for high complexity projects and maintenance efforts by analyzing requirements and systems architecture, consulting with technology partners and validating tool standards. The Analyst reviews and evaluates mitigation efforts for design constraints and/or risks and leads design reviews to develop and support optimal IT solutions.


    The Analyst executes IT best practices and benchmarking, testing, problem resolution and change analysis and partners with Architecture, technology leadership, vendors and other stakeholders to align projects, technology needs, and training.  




    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)




    The DSS&MT Discovery and Framing Systems Analyst Job Description involves the following job duties and accountabilities. 



    • Create the high-level technical design for one or more complex projects and difficult maintenance efforts by analyzing and tracing designs to requirements (business and functional) and systems architecture. 
    • Responsible for creation of roadmaps, leading design reviews, and performing analysis for one or more applications
    • Manage design reviews, application design impacts between concurrent releases, and technical walkthroughs.
    • Understand the technical details, integration, and functions of multiple applications, hardware, and/or software within a team. Execute and enforce best practices. Responsible to identify and design for non-functional requirements.
    • Assist with detailed project estimating and milestone planning.  Review and validate accuracy of others’ estimates. Track the critical path across project teams and communicate the technical progress of the project.
    • Recommend technology solutions to meet business requirements. Partner with Business Analysts and possibly clients to improve business requirements and business process flows.
    • Evaluate Proof of Concepts (POCs) and validate that code delivers design intent.
    • Implement technical process improvements.








    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?



    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • A minimum of 5 years of systems design experience
    • Experience in moderate-to-complex application design in mid-size to-large-scale projects as the primary SA
    • Experience in understanding operational readiness requirements during the delivery project lifecycle, including proven examples of the design deliverables required in past deployments





    We also have some desirable criteria



    • Experience in project management
    • Emerging leadership skills in defining, creating and governing delivery proven practices that contribute to department delivery improvements





    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 2nd November 2021

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