Java/Spring Software Engineer

Date Opened: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, 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

 

 

Your role in the team

 

We are delighted to be offering this exciting opportunity to join an XP team building software for the Transformative Growth – Product Management (TGPM) organization.

 

As the successful candidate, you will use the latest selected technology stack in your day-to-day development activities. This will include Spring and MongoDB initially but will likely include ReactJS components in the future. The team is primarily focused on building critical Product Management Ecosystem (PME)Transaction API’s and accessing Lightweight Data Services as part of Transformative Growth. You will work alongside other experienced engineers in your team but will be expected to assume technical lead responsibilities. Additionally, you will be sharing your knowledge and skills and learning from others as the products progresses.

 

We are looking for an engineer with a passion for software engineering and in delivering a quality product through best practice software engineering principles and practices as the team will be contributing to critical Transformative Growth TG commitments as part of the wider Transformational Growth program.

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
  • Have at least 4 years I.T. experience
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience in a software engineering role
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility;
  • Have excellent communications skills.

 

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Spring experience.
  • Rating or Ratemaking business knowledge
  • PCF/Jenkins/ CI/CD
  • ReactJS experience
  • Experience in writing automated tests for FE or BE components

 

 

 

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 26th January 2021