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Posted:
2/20/2019
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Information Services
XP Software Engineer Expert
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Allstate | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can't be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You'll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers' lives. We'll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you'll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Allstate is recruiting for an Expert XP Software Engineer to join our Agile XP Engineering team in Chicago. Our common goal is to build digital products that support the Allstate Roadside Services strategy. This team will engineer software all day, every day, on a full-stack cloud platform, Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Driving quality leveraging test-driven development with continuous integration & continuous delivery is key to our engineering approach. As an engineer, this role will partner with our Allstate Roadside Services Product Manager and Product Designers to iterate the product vision into software that meets end user needs.

This is a tremendous opportunity to deliver the next-generation product for our end users, Roadside Rescuers, who help our customers when their vehicle is disabled. This product is used to dispatch our Service Providers to assist our customers when their vehicle is disabled. The Allstate Roadside Services division is a small business within the Allstate brand that competes with motor clubs such as AAA. The software product suite is a combination of Mobile Apps & web-based applications that allow tow truck drivers or mobile response units to be dispatched when a customer needs roadside services. This team will be working at our innovation hub in the Merchandise Mart which will provide the latest in modern equipment, healthy work spaces, and engineering tools to accomplish our goals.

Don't miss this opportunity to join a team working 40-hours per week in our flagship work space that includes a game room, free breakfast, beverages, & snacks. We value independent thinking and learning technology skills to build digital products that will fundamentally change safety on the roadways for drivers who need an immediate rescue. This role requires minimal production support. The primary role is new feature delivery to change the way we incentivize our end users to engage with Allstate Roadside Services customers.

About You

* You naturally lead during inceptions and iteration ceremonies, infusing backlogs with technical input in close partnership with the Product Manager.
* You are passionate about software engineering with an interest in learning.
* Teaching others new information comes easily to you.
* You happily lead the effort to shape the architecture and design of the product.
* You will measure success by working software and end user satisfaction.
* You have well-developed communications skills and enjoy collaborating.
* You have a clear understanding of cloud services, deployment models, and distributed systems.

Job Qualifications

* A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
* Verifiable 10+ years of developing, engineering, and implementing systems at scale as a full-stack developer
* Strong understanding of computer science concepts, object oriented design principles
* Hands on experience and accountability architecting, designing, implementing, and delivering large scale distributed systems and/or applications for the cloud, including microservices architectures and 12-factor principles
* Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages, including but not limited to JavaScript, Java (Spring), PL/SQL, .NET, Ruby, Python, etc.
* Experience developing & consuming web services (REST, SOAP, JSON), ETL jobs, and APIs (service-oriented architectures)
* Use object-oriented design (OOD) patterns for separation of operations, code reusability, security, and response time
* Experience and knowledge in web and API security including authentication, authorization, OAuth, OWASP, OpenID, and SAML
* Actual experience developing continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment pipelines for distributed apps; assumes tool knowledge such as Jenkins, Concourse CI, and/or Gradle
* Experience with monitoring tools like Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Iris, or Vision
* Mobile App development with iOS or Android is a plus

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.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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About Allstate

The Allstate Corporation serves as the holding company for Allstate Insurance Company. The Company's business is conducted principally through Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Life Insurance Company and their affiliates (collectively, including The Allstate Corporation, Allstate). Allstate is primarily engaged in the personal property and casualty insurance business and the life insurance, retirement and investment products business. It conducts its business primarily in the United States. Customers can access Allstate products and services, such as auto insurance and homeowners insurance through more than 14,000 exclusive Allstate agencies and financial representatives in the United States and Canada. operates in four business segments: Allstate Protection, Allstate Financial, Discontinued Lines and Coverages and Corporate and Other. (Source: 10-K)