Agile Software Engineer

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Job Description

The Role

Allstate is looking to hire multiple entry-level software engineers to join our Claim Technology product team. Claim Technology is building products to expand business and economic opportunities for Allstate with the goal to become the industry leader in digital capabilities, providing efficient and superior customer service.

As a software engineer, you will primarily be responsible for working on a highly focused product team to develop code all day, every day on a full stack cloud platform, leveraging test-driven development and continuous delivery. To help you grow, teach others and maximize productivity, you will work in a paired programming environment that is highly structured.

About You:

  • You love to code and you're willing to fail fast and iterate to success
  • You are ready to judge your success by the success of your team and happiness of your customers
  • You are a team player and have well developed communication skills
  • You have experience and/or genuine interest in Test Driven Development (TDD) and agile methodologies. If you are not interested in truly living in this world, it's not going to work out.
  • You need to be proficient in at least one programming language, preferably more. Java/J2EE is the core so you'll need to be willing to get up to speed.
  • You have a clear understanding of cloud services, deployment models and distributed systems

The Team

We are the Allstate CompoZed Development team. We bring to market innovative services and solutions for Allstate by partnering with IT developers across the company leveraging the Agile XP methodology and the Pivotal Cloud Foundry technology platform. On most CompoZed projects, the technical team is a mix of a Product Manager (representing the business needs), a Product Designer providing UX information architecture and design, as well as highly skilled and diversified Product Developers.

  • Develop code leveraging test-driven development
  • Work in a paired programming environment, contributing to agile ceremonies
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Provide support for software products in user environments
  • Ability to problem solve and reach resolution with a broader perspective in mind
  • Be a continuous learner with a passion for growing your skills

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 0-3 years of solid Java experience
  • Experience with coding and testing software
  • Solid understanding of main Object Oriented concepts (inheritance, composition etc...
  • Good written and verbal skills

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