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Closing Date

2022-07-06 23:00:00


Java Software 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 / Remote GB


    Your role in the team


    As part of Allstate Northern Irelands future growth plans, we are excited to offer this opportunity to talented individuals looking for a new challenge within Allstate's Transformative Growth area. 


    In this role, the Product Feature Software Engineer serves as a member of a product team. The role requires the successful candidates to practice and be the champion of Agile delivery utilizing Continuous Integration & Deployment practices.


    This is a great opportunity to join Allstate's Product Management Ecosystem (PME) team and work on technology critical to core Transformative Growth initiatives.


    Product Feature Software Engineers develop applications following 12-factor principles to build out products through continual enhancements using a full stack of software products; developing and implementing frontends (web or mobile), and backend services. In the role you will leverage test driven development, CI/CD, and Allstate developed tools and frameworks to ensure of the timely delivery of high-quality products.


    The Product Feature Software Engineer will actively participate in the decision-making process of the team ensuring that the most appropriate technology and relevant design is chosen to meet user needs with maintainability and reusability, while working with other team members, creating an environment of continuous learning, and constantly challenging and stretching the knowledge of the team.


    • Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a team’s backlog
    • Leads and participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
    • Participates in retrospectives to gather feedback and derive actionable items to improve the team and the product
    • Participates in executing the strategy, keeping the customer needs and wants in mind
    • Serves as an expert on a specific business domain and demonstrates leadership and accountability on at least one technology stack
    • Provides input into the architecture and design of the product; collaborating with the team in solving problems the right way
    • Coaches more junior team members around different technologies
    • Participates in knowledge sharing and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the team.



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK.
    • A minimum of 1+years of developing and implementing systems at scale.



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Familiar with the following: Spring, Cloud, React, Mongo DB
    • Continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) such as Jenkins
    • Source Control Management: Git/GitHub
    • Exposure to Test Driven Development
    • Exposure to and knowledge of developing/consuming REST APIs



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 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 Thursday 7th July 2022


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