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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2022-08-11 23:00:00


Application 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


    This role is in the D&IS (Data & Intelligent Systems) Enterprise Data Management area specifically in the Enterprise Reference Data Management team.  This is a key area that supports application and product development across the Enterprise and is an enabler for the realization of the Allstate Enterprise MDM tier and Quantum.



    The role primarily involves supporting and maintaining a set of Tier 0 Services, as well as the related data lifecycle management tools and applications used to promote and manage the Enterprise Reference data in an Oracle database.  Many developers would recognize these services as the CodeDecode web services (Simple & Complex Codes) and associated services accessible through the Allstate Data Guide.



    The core tools and services are currently being re-engineered in line with Target State Architecture and will be hosted on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).   Residual services that the Team currently supports on Windows/.NET will be remediated/replaced under an App Rationalization program.



    The development/support function is based in Allstate NI (ANI).  We primarily support a team of Codes Analysts, split between US and ANI, as well as projects managed out of all shores.


    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


    • Perform enhancement, maintenance and support for the existing applications and services.
    • Identify, design, and drive the modernization, automation, remediation and total cost of ownership reduction of existing applications and services.
    • Analysis of existing codebase and SQL packages to drive performance improvements



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
    • A minimum of 3 years IT experience; and
    • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in Java and C#/ASP.Net (preferably using Visual Studio 2015)
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of SQL
    • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in GitHub, Jenkins and Octopus Deploy


    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Experience of maintaining system entries in Barometer IT.
    • Experience of migrating application code from .NET to Java
    • Experience working within agile methodologies



    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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