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Employment Type:
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Posted:
4/16/2019
Job Category:
Information Services
Arity-Software Engineer-Cons II
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Allstate | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

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.

The Team

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.

The Role

The Software Engineer serves as a member of a product team. They practice paired programming and agile methodologies and have a product mindset within each product team.

The Software Engineer develops applications to build out the product through iterative enhancements: owning the full stack of software products; developing and implementing frontends (web or mobile), and backend services, leveraging test driven development and continuous integration to ensure agility and quality of products. The Software Engineer actively participates in the decision making process of the team ensuring that the simplest appropriate technology and design is chosen to meet user needs.

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

Qualifications

* 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
* Knowledge of developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages
* Knowledge and experience on approaches and tools for automated testing and monitoring

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)