Pivotal Cloud Foundry Development Engineer (hybrid)

Date Opened: May 5, 2022

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








Your role in the team


Allstate Business Insurance (ABI) are embarking on the migration of our current book of business off our current platform onto a new modern platform and are seeking an enthusiastic Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) developer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to join the team at the beginning of this journey, helping to shape the future of a growing area and business.




  • Accountable for overall code quality for this product.  Does it deliver the functions it needs to deliver, is it of high quality, is it of high performance, is it usable
  • Understands the details of code supporting this product.
  • Understands the details of any Custom Integrations supporting this product.
  • Understands the details of how those Custom Integrations connect back into any Allstate or other vended components.
  • Follows design guidance to align with a cohesive and efficient product development.
  • Develops code to deliver functionality that align with Allstate's security and compliance standards
  • Leverages Test Driven Development techniques for unit testing to deliver high quality and highly maintainable software components.
  • Provides insights and thought leadership in retrospective reviews to give insight to product owners, SCRUM masters, and lead engineers to improve velocity and quality


So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • 4+ years’ experience in a technology-based role
  • Experience in one or more of the following – Java / Spring Boot
  • Experience developing/consuming Restful APIs
  • Experience with Source Code Management Tools (e.g. Git)




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 Wednesday 18th May 2022