Arity- Lead Android Software Engineer

Date Opened: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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.

 

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.

 

We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Introduction:

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a fully remote data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone. 
At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation. 
That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.


Our engineers are fueled by a passion to impact the future of mobility. They push the boundaries of telematics and transportation tech by creating and supporting cutting-edge products. As part of an Agile team, they are armed with the freedom to innovate and the opportunity to see projects through from start to finish. Using a variety of languages and a top-notch technology stack, our engineers make critical advances in areas like sensor technology, enterprise engineering and platform development. Our team understands what it means to collaborate and communicate in an interconnected global team, all while having trust, transparency and empathy for the end user. Which is pretty cool, if you ask us.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Lead Android Software engineer to join our Publisher’s team. You will engage with developers outside of the local sprint team across various disciplines including Android, iOS, APIs, and web. You will own and lead delivery of major components and platform needs in partnership with senior engineers and architects.

Key Responsibilities:

Your day-to-day looks like:
•    Design and develop advanced applications for Android platform
•    Mentor junior to mid-level members of the team
•    Remain an active learner in all technologies related to mobile development (Kotlin, Swift, 3rd party libraries, etc.)
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define API contracts, design and ship new features.
•    Takes feedback from code review and apply changes to meet standards. Conducts code reviews to provide guidance on engineering best practices and compliance with development procedures.
•    Accountable for ensuring all aspects of product development follow compliance and security best practices.
•    Exhibits relentless focus in software reliability engineering standards embedded into development standards.
•    Contributes to a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement.
•    Design high-level mobile solutions to meet product requirements and following established development methodologies and standards.
•    Understand the complexities of and help integrate different third-party SDKs
•    Identify, troubleshoot, and solve complex problems
•    Participate in agile software development practices and peer/code reviews.
•    Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
•    Stay on top of latest technologies/ mobile trends and recommend appropriate design solutions.
•    Experience with multi-threading

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Additional knowledge of RESTful services and other server-side principles is a plus

Required Qualifications:

  •  Minimum of 5+ years of experience with Android SDK required
  • Strong analytical, evaluation and problem-solving skills including hardware and software troubleshooting
  • High level of proficiency in Kotlin with an understanding of code optimization and application performance
  • Experience working on and releasing one or more applications to Google Playstore.
  • Solid understanding of Version Control principles, preferably using Git and Pull Request
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Knowledge of testing and quality assurance practices including unit testing and code documentation.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and collaboration skills and ability to deliver quality solutions within established timelines.
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins 
  • Proficient in Kotlin, Android Jetpack, Jetpack Compose, Kotlin Coroutines
  • Experience using Gradle

Notes:

The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation offered for this role is $82,000.00-$163,800.00 per year and is based on experience and qualifications.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Hands. Greater Together. ℠

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit https://www.allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

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