Mobile Software Developer 12 month fixed-term contract (remote working)

Date Opened: May 8, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Strabane, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title: Mobile Software Developer 12 month Fixed Term Contract – (remote working)

Ref: 4/5/MSD

About Us


At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.










Your role in the team


ServiceNow team is an Agile team focused on both building out new and maintaining existing services and Platform functions to help serve and meet the needs of our large user community spread across the enterprise. The ServiceNow Function is made up of two teams, the Platform team and the Catalog team.


The ServiceNow Catalog team continuously build and develop new services to help simplify and automate the ever-increasing demands of the customer. We integrate and interface with multiple areas including, voice, finance, security, Mainframe, Oracle, server platforms etc.


The ServiceNow Platform team maintain all modules in the Platform outside of catalog and Portal and are particularly involved in the maintenance of ITSM modules. The team also look after the integrity, stability and performance of the platform and are responsible for all upgrades and patch releases. They also look after system integrations with external tools and applications and monitor system performance. The team operate in an agile scrum environment with daily standups, sprint planning and retrospective meetings all part of the agile cycle.


This opportunity has arisen to work on development within the ServiceNow platform to modernize and optimize the experience for Allstate Employees and Agents. The key focus will be on Mobile development and system integrations. This is an opportunity to take on new and challenging work gaining knowledge both in ServiceNow Platform and Front-End research, design and development.



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in application development in either Java, DotNet or JavaScript; and
  • Experience with troubleshooting and resolving code issues; and
  • Excellent customer facing, communication and organizational skills



We also have some desirable criteria


  • Mobile design experience
  • ServiceNow development or Administration experience
  • Database Experience in terms of maintaining/updating tables and integrating with front end services
  • System integration experience using web services and experience in any of HTML, CSS, HTTP, REST/SOAP, JSON, AngularJS
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics




What we offer


As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 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 Tuesday 18th May 2021