ABI Dev Ops Engineer

Date Opened: May 13, 2022

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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. 

 

 

Location

 

Belfast/Derry-Londonderry/Strabane/Remote GB

 

 

Your role in the team

 

We are excited to announce a new ABI Dev Ops Engineer role opening within Allstate Business Insurance (ABI) at Allstate Northern Ireland.

 

ABI has created a new auto product to focus on small businesses with less than five vehicles by creating a new and modern user experience for customers and agents on a new platform using Duck Creek Technologies to allow customers and agents to quote, bind and service in a simple yet engaging way.

 

 

 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

 

  • Maintaining deployment scripts
  • Creating / maintaining build pipeline processes
  • Creating / maintaining release pipeline processes
  • Creating / maintaining Octopus deployment processes
  • Creating/Maintaining branching strategy with GIT repository
  • Creating / maintaining scripts (Powershell scripts, Policy server user scripts, utility scripts) ​
  • Setting up build agents and build dependencies​
  • Help troubleshooting VM issues related to Development workflow​
  • Creating documentation to help developers with workflow
  • Maintaining Duck Creek Licenses​
  • Maintaining Salesforce tickets and tracking with Duck Creek, as they pertain to Infrastructure and SDLC related issues
  • Assist developers in their development and/or technical issues
  • Infrastructure
    • Creating / maintaining an Azure environment
    • Provisioning and assisting new users with correct level of access​
    • Supporting new users on how to use Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) and Azure DevOps (ADO)​
    • Supporting / troubleshooting user access issues​
    • Supporting / troubleshooting Windows 10 and WVD​
    • Automation and monitoring of the WVD and the Azure environment​
    • Maintaining and improving security posture​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • At minimum 3 years’ experience in a hands-on technical role including 1 year experience in DevOps
  • Experience using Allstate enterprise CICD tools or other cloud Dev Ops tools

 

The successful candidate must also demonstrate competency in:

 

  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Be detail oriented with an ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure
  • Be forward thinking and innovative

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Azure Cloud or Amazon certification not required but a bonus.  We will provide MS Azure training for certification

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 and 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 27th May 2022

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