DevOps Engineer

Date Opened: Jun 2, 2021

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title:  DevOps Engineer

 

Ref: 2/6/DOE

 

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.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Strabane

 

Your role in the team

The Enterprise Integration and Middleware DevOps team is responsible for the development and support of tools that provide detailed analytics and automation of the platforms we support. This is a diverse, collaborative, global team where differing viewpoints are welcomed.

We are looking for positive, passionate people who thrive in fast-paced, Agile environments.  This role would contribute to the development of analytics and automation tools for a variety of middleware platforms such as WebSphere, Apigee, Kafka, and TIBCO.  Exceling in this role requires the ability to provide technical solutions while communicating and collaborating with many other teams in the organization. Key technical skills include development with Java, Python, Node.JS, and Angular.

  • Develop robust analytics and automation solutions for all middleware platforms
  • Refactor existing tools to a more modern infrastructure
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to identify new opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure all code adheres to established industry and company standards
  • Resolve incidents and perform root causes analysis on issues related to our tools
  • Communicate with leaders, stakeholders, and users on process changes
  • Measure and report on the impact of all improvement efforts

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • 3+ years of IT experience working with middleware platforms and/or software development
  • Experience with Python, Java, or Node.JS development
  • Comfortable working in an environment where priorities change rapidly
  • Able to effectively collaborate with a diverse team using tools such as MS Teams and Zoom
  • Driven to deliver high-quality results without direct supervision

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

  • Experience with tools such as ServiceNow, VersionOne, Ansible, Jenkins, and GitHub
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • History of developing automation and/or analytics for enterprise platforms
  • Knowledge of MySQL and MongoDB is preferred

 

 

 

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.

 

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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 18th June