Data Engineer - Fraud Technology (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: May 7, 2022

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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.





Belfast/ Derry - Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote GB



Your role in the team


As a Data Engineer in the D&IS Enterprise Fraud Team you'll be responsible for the development of data pipelines within the Enterprise Fraud Team, to equip our D3 Data Science partners with the datasets they need for modelling. You will also work Closely with Our Business Partners to provide them data required to alert them to potential Fraud within the Allstate Ecosystem. This position will also naturally expose you to a wide variety of problem domains requiring you to be an avid and versatile learner eager to grow, collaborate, and develop with the team.


  • Lead the Fraud Data Engineering Team
  • Researching and evaluation of new tools and technologies to solve business problems
  • Responsible for designing and building platforms for analyzing data into actionable Fraud insights
  • Translate business concepts into technical implementations
  • Work on a geographically dispersed team embracing Agile and DevOps
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical and non-technical partners
  • Effective and efficient utilization of Data Engineering tools and techniques
  • Provide expert advice to our clients.
  • Mentors’ others and continually develops themselves.



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • 4+ years’ experience coding and in languages such as Python, SQL.
  • 2+ years’ experience of Linux (Red Hat or Ubuntu)
  • Knowledge and experience of one of the following Database technologies
    • SQL Server
    • MongoDB
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GitHub



We also have some desirable criteria


  • ETL Technologies.
  • NoSQL databases (e.g., Mongo, Cassandra).
  • Data Visualization with technologies such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Hadoop and associated technologies (e.g., Hive / Impala, Spark).
  • Kafka and streaming technologies (e.g., Kafka Streams, Kafka Connect, Apache Flink).



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 20th May 2022