Artificial Intelligence (AI) COE - Senior Software Engineer

Date Opened: Jun 30, 2019

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom Derry/ Londonderry, 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.

 

 

Location

Belfast and L’Derry/Derry

 

 

Job Description

 

Are you a highly self-motivated and fast learning software engineer who is ready to build services and framework leveraging Artificial Intelligence?  The Allstate Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI CoE) is the team within Allstate that evaluates various Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, develops patterns, practices, and services, as well as assists other Allstate technology areas with the adoption of AI-related solutions.

As a full stack software engineer, you will provide code/design analysis and strategy, support project planning, and develop code and designs for complex projects. You will implement solutions iteratively using 12-factor principles, test-driven development, and continuous integration to ensure quality quickly provide business value. You will also build strong relationships working across boundaries with other teams both internally and externally.  You must be capable of working in a highly dynamic and distributed team.

 

 

Responsibilities include (but aren't limited to):

 

  • Demonstrate technical skills and aptitude needed to meet/exceed delivery velocity expectations as a full stack developer
  • To build APIs, Frameworks, and Abstraction Layers
  • Participate in daily product stand-up and retrospective meetings
  • Serve as an expert on a business domain and an advocate of one or more technology stacks who shares that knowledge across organizations
  • Participate in the effort of shaping the architecture and design of the product; actively helps the team in choosing the right technology and solving technical problems
  • Can establish and follow continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
  • Lead and participate in knowledge sharing and contribute to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of AI within Allstate
  • Capable of working with Cloud Computing Environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • Works well with 3rd party vendors, external consultants, and other team members

 

 

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. EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.
  • Candidate must have 5+Years software Engineering with1+years demonstrable programming experience in JavaScript, Node.js, Java, or Python as their primary development language.
  • Understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security, and analytics

 

Desirable Criteria

 

  • Experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps.
  • *Preferred experience using Git Hub and Jenkins
  • 1+ year of experience in Cloud Computing Environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)

 

 

 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 23rd July 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.

 

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.