.Net Application Developer (hybrid)

Date Opened: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Strabane, 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.





Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, Strabane



Your role in the team

The Agent Online Presence (AOP) Team is an Agile Scrum Team within DSS&MT (formally Consumer Technology) charged with delivering new functions, product ownership and innovation to our Agent Online Presence product. As an AOP developer you will be involved in all aspects of product delivery including development in .Net and Internet technologies maintaining and enhancing the product in a well-established Agile delivery environment. Some of the current functions include Agent Assignment Service, Agent Websites, Agent Locator, Inbound Messaging and Identity Targeting Service.


AOP is seeking a highly motivated individual to perform the following activities:

  • Engage with business & technology stakeholders.
  • Provide agile estimates.
  • Provide technical documentation (Acceptance Criteria, Story Tasking etc.)
  • Develop code for internet facing web applications and backend services, C#.NET, JQuery, CSS and HTML5
  • Troubleshoot and debug technical issues in a variety of application environments
  • Create/Write processes for adoption across the team



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • Minimum 4 years IT experience developing experience, 2 of which should be in C# or Java.
  • Willingness to learn and quickly adopt new technology




We also have some desirable criteria


  • Working experience with standards-based web programming, cross browser development, scripting languages and environments
  • Exposure to GitHub and CICD software delivery methodologies.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and manage own workload
  • Able to troubleshoot and diagnose application and environmental issues.
  • Knowledge and experience of Alliance policy processing
  • Proven track record of innovation.
  • Relational database experience including SQL/Oracle and stored procedures



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 3rd August