Senior Full Stack Engineer - (Remote Working GB)

Date Opened: Apr 30, 2021

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title: Senior Full Stack Engineer

Ref: 30/4/SFS


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.


Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  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.





Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Strabane


Your role in the team


The Automation and Orchestration team has an opening for a Full Stack Engineer on one of its XP teams based in ANI. The Automation and Orchestration teams help optimize and modernize Allstate process and systems by providing new cloud ready solutions to existing activities.

The successful candidate will take on the role of Anchor on a Full Stack development team. The successful candidate will ensure the team are leveraging a focused product mindset and XP development practices, they will provide solutions in Java, the Spring Framework, HTML5, CSS as well as extensive use of JavaScript (primarily Node.JS, ReactJS).

The Automation and Orchestration team are focused on delivering value quickly and moving on to new problem domains so all team members will get experience of the full product lifecycle on a regular basis. As a full stack anchor engineer you will be expected to:


  • Apply best practice design principles including SOLID and Twelve Factor to all deliverables
  • Safeguarding XP engineering disciplines, specifically TDD, pairing and rotation
  • Implement stories defined and prioritized by the product manager
  • Provide architectural support to the team and product manager as needed
  • Coach junior engineers to help them grow into their roles on the team



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • Have at least 5 years I.T. experience including:
  • 3 years industry experience developing using an OO language (e.g. Java, C#, C++)
  • 3 years industry experience developing using a JavaScript Front-End framework (e.g. React, Angular)
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility; and
  • Excellent communications skills.




We also have some desirable criteria


  • Java Spring Framework
  • ReactJS
  • Node.JS
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn




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 18th  May