Full Stack Developer (hybrid)

Date Opened: May 17, 2023

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


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






Northern Ireland



Your role in the team


Systems Engineering (SE) is part of the Architecture, Innovation, CompoZed and Systems Engineering organization and has the goal of enabling software engineering teams all across the enterprise see their ideas flow into production as fast as they can be coded.


The Systems Engineering (SE) organization is operating right at the heart of the “Affordable. Simple. Connected.” program (ASC, formerly TG) by providing key enablement tools and services to the wider software engineering community here in Allstate Technology Solutions.


SE has responsibility for building product and frameworks that help accelerate the software delivery process, but retaining a focus on quality first, quality always.


From managing the API and Event Topic catalogues for the enterprise (API Central, Event Central), bootstrapping new product and environments (Marketplace, AppFabric), supporting the software development process, monitoring code quality and governance (Polaris, Ethan/EDS, ComplianceBuddy) on through to providing a managed deployment capability (Gatekeeper), SE has the broadest of scope and technical challenges.


We are seeking an enthusiastic developer for a role which is fully immersed in the latest technology stack.  If you have a passion for software development, experience in object-oriented programming and believe in delivering value to the toughest of customers (your fellow developers), then SE has a role for you.



Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


We are searching for talented and technical engineers who can help design and develop our products. The successful candidate will collaborate within the team and across engineering teams to help maintain, implement, and deliver features.


  • Use your technical skills and aptitude to meet/exceed delivery velocity expectations as a full stack developer
  • Build and maintain frameworks/libraries/reusable components, Applications, REST APIs, frontend and Abstraction Layers 
  • Participate in daily product stand-up, iteration planning, and retrospective meetings
  • Participate in the effort of shaping the architecture and design of the product; actively help the team in choosing the right technology and solving technical problems
  • Establish and follow continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
  • Create and update technical product documentation
  • Provide support to developers/engineers who use the team’s products



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
  • At minimum 4 years’ software development experience; and
  • Experience with Java, Spring Boot, React JS; and
  • Experience with testing frameworks: junit, Mockito; and
  • Experience designing, developing, and implementing systems; and
  • Experience with multi-threading and asynchronous; and
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies;


We also have some desirable criteria


  • Experience with designing and developing frameworks/libraries/reusable components 
  • Experience using Git Hub and Jenkins 
  • Experience in Cloud Computing Environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)  
  • Experience in Kubernetes
  • Experience with BPMN and business process orchestration 
  • Strong desire to continue learning and growing (technical and non-technical areas).
  • Experience providing guidance and support especially for less-experienced colleagues;
  • Experience with database technologies SQL Server.
  • Experience with understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security and analytics;


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 Wednesday 31st May 2023