Decision Modeler (hybrid)

Date Opened: Mar 10, 2023

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


Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 






Northern Ireland




Your role in the team



The Decision Modeler is responsible for creating, testing and maintaining decision models of moderate complexity which accurately capture the rules for the decisions that make up specific product offerings whilst adhering to decision architecture guidelines.


In the Decision Modeling team we create logical arguments using a 3rd party software web based application to interpret State insurance underwriting rules and requirements that are ultimately used in determining if we will write the business.



The successful applicant will undergo a comprehensive Decision Modeling onboarding and training program. This will ensure our newest team member has the necessary core competencies and skills required to be successful in the Decision Modeling role within our growing Decision Modeling team here at ANI.



Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


  • Create and maintain DM models as per directed by technical designs provided by Decision Analysts.
  • Validate the accuracy of decision models both by adhering to decision architecture guidelines and constructing the test cases necessary to compare expected results with actual results.
  • Use the DM testing facility to ensure the meaningful and accurate generation of decision messaging.
  • Partnering with your fellow Decision Modelers, Analysts, Architects, Glossary Admin, Product and Business Owners eliciting the logic driving the business decisions, modeling, validating, testing, deploying, and integrating the logic.
  • Liaising with Glossary Administrator to ensure that all Fact Types meet the strict naming conventions set out in Allstate’s GA code of practice.
  • Participating in peer, architect, and business owner model reviews.
  • Participate in daily team catchup calls and record project progress in the team Kanban board.




So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK'
  • At least 1 years’ Software Development or relevant IT experience.


The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate a high degree of competence in the following:


  • Proven ability to influence others and lead change
  • Strong logic, written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver



We also have some desirable criteria


  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools
  • Degree level qualification (any discipline)



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 Friday 31st March 2023