Information Analyst (Remote Working)

Date Opened: May 28, 2021

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.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane / Remote, UK

 

 

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.

 

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. You will act as a lead and contact for the third-party data vendors and internal data consumers of External Data Hub in your day to day.

 

 

  • 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
  • Manage on-going knowledge base management (Business operations, processes, best practices and lessons learned)

 

 

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’ experience a software development environment.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC / SAFe / Agile Delivery Methodologies
  • Experience writing functional requirements

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Software development team support experience preferred
  • Insurance and project management experience preferred
  • Possesses communications skills to successfully work with senior leaders in daily activities
  • Solid hands-on experience with REST API testing tools like Postman, SOAP UI, Rest Assured etc

 

 

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 29th June 2021