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Software Engineer (Java/Agile)

Company: Allstate Insurance Company
Location: Irving
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll 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 looking for a Full-Stack Software Engineer to join our dynamic team of Agile Scrum developers based out of Irving. Our goal is to build the Underwriting Products that supports the Risk Management Strategy for Allstate Insurance Product. This team will engineer software all day, every day, on a full-stack cloud platform. Driving quality leveraging test-driven development with continuous integration & continuous delivery is key to our engineering approach. This is a tremendous opportunity to deliver the next-generation Underwriting product for our end users. This team will be working at our innovation hub in Irving, TX which will provide the latest in modern equipment, healthy work spaces, and engineering tools to accomplish our goals.Key Responsibilities


  • Participates in iteration planning meetings ensuring that the team has a common understanding of each story and chores in a teams backlog
  • Leads & 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
  • Provides input into the architecture and design of the product; collaborating with the team in solving problems the right way
  • Practices daily collaborative 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 Software Engineer community.


    Job Qualifications

    • A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or similar field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
    • 5+ years of developing and implementing systems.
    • Strong understanding of computer science concepts, object-oriented programming.
    • Basic understanding of distributed systems, operating systems, networking, databases, security, and analytics
    • Experience developing software in different programming languages, and demonstrated ability to quickly learn new languages, including but not limited to JavaScript, Java (Spring).
    • Knowledge of developing REST APIs including service discovery/registration, testing and management; experience using API gateways a plus
    • Experience in backend database development (relational/NoSQL) and optimization.
    • Knowledge of modern Database softwares like SQL, Redis, Mongo DB, etc is a plus.
    • Experience in Test Driven Development; including knowledge in atleast one of testing frameworks like JUnit, mockito, Jest, jasmine, protractor, cucumber, and other like technologies is a plus
    • Able to learn new technologies.
    • Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries



      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 HandsĀ®.

      As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats 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, youll 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.

      Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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      It is the Companys policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employees ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment

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