Java Developer - Northern Ireland

Date Opened: Nov 24, 2018

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Think Technology- Think Allstate


We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.


You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.


You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.


 Job Description

The successful applicant will be working primarily along with the UBI Operations Analysts. They will be required to complete daily production support tasks, provide input to customer queries, as well as resolve problem tickets and develop utilities to enhance the customer experience.



Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

  • Design, develop, modify, review, test and document software.
  • Supports or participates in conducting routine technical analyses to design software applications and software tools that achieve desired functionality for a several products / systems / software applications.
  • Executes routine software engineering / technical assignments that involve analysis / programming.
  • Identify opportunities for processes improvements to maximize efficiency.
  • Develop and review documentation as necessary.
  • Participates in or supports the development of software engineering / technical solutions that adhere to established product specifications and functionality.
  • Participates in or supports the solution of software engineering / technical problems using basic engineering approaches.
  • Participates in and supports the testing and verification of the software by implementing and writing test functionality.
  • Provide technical expertise to produce design specifications from informal requests or written specifications.
  • Use programming languages to design create, modify or maintain software for Systems Development.
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides.
  • Write documentation to describe program development logic, coding and corrections.
  • Assist in all application Unit/Integration testing with Engineering and Product Assurance.




Essential Criteria

  • Must be an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa or Tier 2 visa and eligible to take up full time, permanent employment
  • Minimum of 2 years Java Development
  • Experience with Oracle and Microsoft SQL Databases; and
  • Experience performance creating and maintaining SQL-based databases and troubleshooting;.



Desirable Criteria

  • Experience using GiTHub.
  • Experience developing Web-Services (RESTFul)
  • In-depth knowledge of / skills in one or more of the following:- MVC, Hibernate


Closing Date:  Friday 4th January 2019


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.


Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.