Integration Service Engineer - Tibco/Apigee/Apache Kafka (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Belfast, 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). 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/ Remote, GB

 

 

Your role in the team

 

We are looking for positive and passionate people who thrive in fast-paced environments.  As an Integration Service Engineer, you will be responsible for installing, configuring, patching, upgrading, and maintaining the various components and technologies associated with Allstate’s key middleware platforms - Tibco, Apigee, Kafka and WebSphere.

 

 

The Team

 

The Enterprise Integration and Middleware Platform Engineering team are responsible for the development and support of the Tibco, Apigee, Kafka and WebSphere enterprise platforms.  

 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

 

  • Creation, design, technical implementation and roll-out of programs
  • Ensure conformance to established system architecture, methods, regulations, standards and practices
  • Change Management activities via, Incident, Service Request or critical emergency support
  • Ensure communications and change management activities support a successful roll-out to end users of the enterprise platform
  • Analyze and solve low to medium technical issues with minimal supervision
  • Work within a team environment while communicating well to a diverse set of colleagues
  • Develop operational processes to provide enhancements to platform capabilities and periodic maintenance activities
  • Improve documentation, templates and processes
  • Involvement with continuity management Disaster Recovery exercises to ensure that the team are fully prepared in the event of a catastrophe
  • Understanding relevance of known problems and resolutions. Make recommendations for improvement

 

On-call Requirements

 

  • Flexibility required to meet business needs as on-call support is a requirement

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • At minimum 4 years’ experience supporting one or more of the following products:
    • TIBCO BusinessWorks
    • TIBCO EMS
    • Apache Kafka
    • Apigee

 

 

The successful candidate must also demonstrate competency in:

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Experience with tools such as DataDog, Jconsole, Splunk, ServiceNow, VersionOne, Ansible, Jenkins, and GitHub
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • History of developing automation and/or analytics for enterprise platforms

 

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 Tuesday October 4th 2022

 

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