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Closing Date

2022-08-11 23:00:00


Full Stack Lead 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


    * If possible, the company will also consider visa sponsorship to successful candidates already living and working in the UK.



    Your role in the team


    As a Full Stack Developer, you will build capabilities to prevent and detect when bad actors attempt to defraud Allstate and its customers. It’s an exciting opportunity in a fast-moving initiative that has the potential to add immense value to the company.


    You’ll help us deliver on researching and evaluation of new tools and technologies to solve business problems as well as be responsible for designing and building solutions for detecting and preventing fraud. You will have the opportunity to translate business concepts into technical implementations and participate in strategic planning discussions with technical and non-technical partners.


    We are focused on developing our platform, so this is where you come in, by providing expert advice to our clients by through effective and efficient utilization of application development and software engineering tools and techniques. No two days will be the same, so develop your career and push your capabilities.


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • 5+ years of software engineering experience of developing and implementing systems at scale
    • 3+ years of Java development experience
    • Experience in developing REST APIs
    • Experience of Continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) such as Jenkins
    • Strong understanding and effective implementation experience of design patterns, data structures, data persistence, software and object-oriented design principles



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Familiar with the following: Spring, Cloud, React, Mongo DB
    • Exposure to Test Driven Development
    • Solutions Engineering



    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.



    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 Friday 12th August 2022

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