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
The RaaS (Rating as a Service) area are at the forefront of providing rating solutions to our technical partners within Allstate.
We offer solutions that align to Allstate's TSA (Target State Architecture) and exciting Business Strategy, whilst also ensuring that we support the classic systems that are a part of the existing fabric and structure of the company's success.
We are delighted to be offering this exciting opportunity to join the Analytical Rating team, building software solutions that support Rating as a Service, specifically IRP (Integrated Rating Platform). These solutions enable our clients & consumers to configure custom reports for their rate plan model executions.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
Design, develop, and test complex, high volume & scalable applications focused on big data analytics
Collaborate with business partners and Product owners to review backlog, ensuring they are clear, concise, and technically feasible
Collaborate with technical leads and platform teams to review platform architecture, requirements, and milestones, ensuring they are clear, concise, and technically feasible
Translate product requirements into innovative solutions that provide an excellent client experience and align with architectural roadmap
Prepare detailed technical designs that account for security, resiliency, scalability, maintainability, and performance
Code, test, debug, implement, and support complex insurance products
Strive for continuous improvements of our processes, application, designs, and application execution
Collaborate with onshore/Offshore Contract resources, ensuring adherence to our processes and standards
So, what are the essential criteria to apply?
All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
A minimum of 4 years' experience as a Software Engineer
We also have some desirable criteria
Experience designing high volume, scalable applications.
Experience with GitHub for source control
Optional: Cloud experience, Kubernetes, React.js
Experience working within an agile development environment.
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 Monday 19th September 2022