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Closing Date

2022-07-10 23:00:00


Risk Software Developer (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


    The Enterprise Economics & Risk Analysis (EERA) team is a cross-functional team operating at the heart of decision-making at Allstate. The team quantifies and optimizes risk and return for Allstate as a whole and provides macroeconomic advice to our portfolio managers to inform investment decisions on our $64 billion portfolio. EERA is led by the Chief Economist and has team members in both the USA and the UK. The team reports to the Chief Risk Officer and provides advice directly to the CEO, Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.


    This is an exciting opportunity to join the Data Analysis branch of EERA to support business-wide risk analysis and automation of our decision-making framework. Responsibilities will include coded automation of our value-at-risk and scenario analysis platforms, as well as development of front-end analytical tools and user-interfaces to support our economic capital framework.



    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)



    • Develop web-based user-interfaces to improve usability of EERA’s risk framework
    • Build Application Programming Interfaces across enterprise risk platforms, models, and data
    • Own updates to code base of framework risk models
    • Improve model run-times by improving code efficiency, parsimony, and hierarchy
    • Package analytics into reusable, audited repositories and support business unit adoption
    • Collaborate with senior management customers to support real-time decision making, customize interface preferences, and troubleshoot front-end issues


    This role is heavily code focused, so strong computer programming skills are essential.  Data science and statistics experience are highly desirable as secondary skills.  A strong ability to increase efficiency, innovate, and communicate results effectively will set up the candidate for success in this role when combined with the primary requirements


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • Strong programing experience in Python
    • Strong front-end skills in JavaScript or other major web-development language
    • Experience building Application Programming Interfaces across a wide range of software
    • Core understanding of mathematics & statistics



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Programming experience in R, SQL, MATLAB, C, C++, Go
    • Data Science experience
    • Experience building code deployment pipeline solutions
    • Experience working with relational databases
    • Ability to increase code efficiency through parallel processing


    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 Monday 11th July 2022

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