Cloud Product Engineer (Azure)

Date Opened: Jun 11, 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

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 Summary:

The Cloud Product Engineer builds the cloud application development and hosting platforms for Allstate. This role has the primary accountability of owning, developing, implementing, and operating Allstate’s Cloud platforms. It also encompasses developing, building, administering, and deploying self-service tools that enable Allstate developers to build, deploy and operate cloud native applications. As a Product Engineer, they will be a team anchor for engineering teams, primarily working in paired programming and collaborating with different team members. They anchor the shared and collective knowledge of the team about the system they own and manage. They demonstrate leadership in engineering and building new platforms, products and cloud services. They mentor the team and ensure that SLAs are met in executing operational tasks to maintain the platform and servicing customer requests. They lead by example the engineering practices to improve the efficiency of the system itself, and the efficiency of the team in running said system. 

Key Responsibilities:

•    Designs, builds, manages, and operates the infrastructure and configuration of the platform infrastructure and application environments with a focus on automation and infrastructure as code
•    Leads a team in engineering practices around test driven and continuous delivery of infrastructure
•    Designs, builds, manages, and operates the continuous delivery framework and tools, manages, and automates the lifecycle of the different platform components
•    Designs, builds, manages, and operates the infrastructure as a service layer (hosted and cloud-based platforms) that supports the different platform services
•    Develops comprehensive monitoring solutions to provide full visibility to the different platform components using tools and services like Datadog, New Relic, Azure Monitor, and other similar tools
•    Develops a log analytics solution to provide logging-as-a-service to hosted applications based on open-source solutions
•    Integrates different components and develop new services with a focus on open source to allow a minimal friction developer interaction with the platform and application services
•    Evaluates performance trends and expected changes in demand and capacity; and establish the appropriate scalability plans
•    Identifies and troubleshoots any availability and performance issues at multiple layers of deployment, from hardware, operating environment, network and application
•    Recommends and maintains technology related policies and procedures

Education and Experience:

• 4 year Bachelors Degree (Preferred)

• 7 or more years of experience (Preferred)

• In lieu of the above education requirements, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Technical Skills:

•    Deep level of understanding of Microsoft Entra ID and its relationship between Azure and M365.
•    Deep level of understanding of Azure Management Groups and Policy.
•    Deep level of understanding of Azure Regions, Availability Zones, VNets, Private Endpoints and Express Route.
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience with Azure Cloud Services.

Functional Skills:

•    Experience in Infrastructure Engineering, Infrastructure Operations, and Application Knowledge
•    Experience in testing and programming
•    Able to mentor team members on the various engineering practices including extreme programming, product mindset, cloud/as-a-service approach, and infrastructure as code
•    Solid background in Software Development / Projects and building Cloud (Azure) Solutions.
•    Willingness and competent in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes.
•    Ability to work in an Extreme Programming environment and must be willing to work in a paired programming/engineering model
•    Able to facilitate diverse teams, multi-task, and work under pressure to meet aggressive schedule targets
•    Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
•    Identify creative solutions for technical support issues
•    Able to communicate effectively across groups of diverse backgrounds
•    Ability to present ideas and solutions with clarity to various levels

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.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
 
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.
 
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/

Compensation offered for this role is $105,500.00-$178,250.00 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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