Information Analyst (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: Sep 14, 2021

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title: Information Analyst (hybrid or remote)

Ref: 14/9/IA

 

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

 

Your role in the team

 

Allstate’s strategy continues to put a growing focus on data and technology as we continue our digital transformation journey.  This has created numerous opportunities in the technology organization to find work that is meaningful to you.  We’re building innovative products here, in our own labs.

 

The Information Analyst leads the analysis of integration technical requirements for the External Data Hub team and supports the delivery of third-party data for the organization in an Agile model.

 

You will apply knowledge and facilitative expertise to gather and define requirements, to achieve delivery objectives, while acting as a lead and contact for the third party data vendors and internal data consumers of External Data Hub.

 

  • Partner closely with Product Owner and Tech Lead to manage work intake:
    • Consult business stakeholders and technical team to help understand the scope of work
    • Facilitates requirements sessions and documents project specifics in the form of user stories
  • Operates across technology and business professional to provide clear communication about requirements across the cross-domain team
  • Partners with PO and TL to align business requests, technical direction, and priorities to define application releases that meet External Data Hub goals
  • Partners with QA team in User Acceptance Testing
  • Partners with Enterprise Architecture team in gathering/specification of functional/non-functional requirements
  • Drive problem incident management that includes identifying and communicating corrective action

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A minimum of 4 years working experience as an Information OR Business Analyst
  • Strong understanding of SDLC / SAFe / Agile Delivery Methodologies
  • Experience writing functional requirements
  • Possesses communications skills to successfully work with senior leaders in daily activities

 

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Hands on experience with REST API testing tools like Postman, SOAP UI, Rest Assured
  • Software development team support experience preferred
  • Insurance and project management experience 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.

 

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 21st September