Arity-Software Engineer (Remote-Home Based Worker)

Date Opened: Nov 20, 2021

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a 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.

 

Job Summary

 

The Software Engineers work as part of agile teams who own the inception, development and full lifecycle of digital products. The team practices methodologies and adheres to principles put forth by the lean startup and lean enterprise movements. The team puts the system user at the center of everything they do; ensuring that users receive the most value out of the products being developed. 

 

The Software Engineers architect and design their own systems to deliver their products using modern tools, technologies, frameworks, and systems. They develop test driven code all day and every day. They are highly focused on test driven development, continuous delivery and innovation. They own and manage running their application in production, and ultimately becomes accountable for the success of their digital products through achieving the KPIs.

 

The Software Engineer Sr Consultant I serves as a member of a product team. They practice and are the champions of the agile methodology and a product mindset within each product team.

 

Software Engineer Lead Consultant implements applications following 12-factor principles to build out the product and iterative enhancements.  He/she owns the full stack of software products; developing and implementing frontends (web or mobile), and backend services.  He/she leverages test driven development and continuous integration to ensure agility and quality of products. He/she actively participates in the decision-making process of the team ensuring that the simplest appropriate technology and design is chosen to meet user needs.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a team’s backlog
  • Participates in daily site, cross-site, and product team standups
  • Participates in retrospectives to gather feedback and derive actionable items to improve the team and the product
  • Participate in executing the strategy, keeping the customer needs and wants in mind
  • Collaborates within the team in designing systems and apps
  • Practices daily paired programming and test-driven development in writing software and building products
  • Establishes continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment pipelines and practices
  • Provides support for software products in user environments
  • Participates in knowledge sharing, and contributes to the overall growth of the collective knowledge of the team.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

 

  • A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of computer science concepts, object oriented design principles
  • Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages, including but not limited to Java (Spring), .NET, Ruby, Python, Golang, and Javascript
  • Experience in backend development design and implementation; database (relational, NoSQL, caching), messaging and big data development, implementation and optimization
  • Experience in responsive web front end / single page application development using modular JavaScript including apps targeted for mobile devices
  • Hands on experience on modern JavaScript tools such as Webpack, Babel, ESLint, Gulp, NPM, Bower, Browserify, Grunt and similar technologies
  • Knowledge and experience on approaches and tools for automated testing and monitoring
  • Able to learn new technologies, and teach other members of the team/s

 

Level Guide: Please refer to the Allstate Level Guide on MyHR Knowledge

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job. 

 

 

 

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

That’s the day-to-day, now let’s talk about the rest of it. As we mentioned, Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation. But you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts and brain breaks. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Sound like a fit? Apply now! We can’t wait to meet you.

The salary range for this level position is $80,000 - $113,500.  The salary offered is commensurate with experience.  

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